The table below looks at the statistics for GAAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 426 413 418
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing GAAP 7 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.045% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.35% 0.57% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
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£550 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £560 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+52.50% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GAAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1986 1925 2097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.25% 7.92% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1319 1466
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 26
Average hourly rate £20.88 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.23 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £88.00 £66.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAAP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GAAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

GAAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GAAP across the London region.

GAAP Daily Rate Trend in London

GAAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAAP across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

GAAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

GAAP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GAAP across the London region.

GAAP Hourly Rate Trend in London

GAAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAAP within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 1 £600 -
GAAP
England

GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing GAAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GAAP.

1 29 (96.67%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (33.33%) SAP
3 10 (33.33%) Solvency II
4 8 (26.67%) SAP FI-GL
4 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.67%) Sun
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Cognos
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) ETL
6 2 (6.67%) CA
7 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
7 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing GAAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GAAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) SAP FI-GL
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (3.33%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.33%) MS Access
4 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
General
1 29 (96.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
2 19 (63.33%) Business Analyst
3 13 (43.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Process Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Data Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (3.33%) Data Entry
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) CCA
1 1 (3.33%) ACCA
1 1 (3.33%) CIMA
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Sun
3 2 (6.67%) CA
3 2 (6.67%) Cognos
4 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
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Posted: 26 days ago