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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 362 384 361
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Contract jobs citing GAAP 36 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.042% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.08% 0.50% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 0
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£500 £444 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £463 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
1727 1791 1448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.18% 8.31% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1229 993
Average daily rate £439 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.20 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £82.30 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 9 £430 +12.78% 2
GAAP
England

GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (100.00%) Finance
2 20 (37.74%) SAP
3 19 (35.85%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (22.64%) SQL
5 11 (20.75%) Oracle
5 11 (20.75%) Hyperion
6 10 (18.87%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (18.87%) TOWER Software
7 9 (16.98%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (16.98%) Project Management
7 9 (16.98%) Oracle AGIS
7 9 (16.98%) Oracle FAH
7 9 (16.98%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (15.09%) SAP BPC
8 8 (15.09%) Cognos
8 8 (15.09%) SAP BW
8 8 (15.09%) NetWeaver
8 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (15.09%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (15.09%) Data Extraction
8 8 (15.09%) Cognos TM1
8 8 (15.09%) General Ledger
9 7 (13.21%) ACCA
9 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
10 6 (11.32%) CIMA
10 6 (11.32%) Legal
10 6 (11.32%) Migration
10 6 (11.32%) Banking
10 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (9.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.09%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle AGIS
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle FAH
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (15.09%) SAP BPC
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (15.09%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (7.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle TCA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (15.09%) SAP BW
3 4 (7.55%) OLAP
4 3 (5.66%) Data Mart
General
1 53 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) General Ledger
3 6 (11.32%) Legal
3 6 (11.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) French Language
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Consultant
2 13 (24.53%) Solutions Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Architect
3 12 (22.64%) Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) Oracle Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) Test Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (13.21%) SAP BPC Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Developer
7 4 (7.55%) TM1 Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Financial Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Cognos Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Report Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Solvency II Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Data Extraction
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) FMCG
3 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Project Management
2 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.32%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Asset Management
4 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (7.55%) Wealth Management
6 2 (3.77%) Process Management
6 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.77%) ERP
7 1 (1.89%) Validation
7 1 (1.89%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.89%) Investment Management
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.89%) Business Development
7 1 (1.89%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) ACCA
2 6 (11.32%) CIMA
3 5 (9.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) Solvency II
2 4 (7.55%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) SAP
2 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 11 (20.75%) Hyperion
3 10 (18.87%) TOWER Software
4 8 (15.09%) Cognos
5 5 (9.43%) Sun
6 4 (7.55%) IBM
6 4 (7.55%) Applix
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.89%) CA
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