The table below looks at the statistics for GAAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 433 415 416
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing GAAP 3 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.081% 0.039%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.85% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 7
Median daily rate £475 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +69.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2013 2240 2167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.09% 9.49% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1409 1613 1490
Median daily rate £475 £470 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +6.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 23
Median hourly rate £19.62 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.00 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.10 £143.00 £96.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing GAAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GAAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for GAAP.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) Database Security
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) ACCA
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) Solvency II
5 1 (12.50%) Tableau
5 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Reinsurance
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SSIS Developer
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Lead
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Database Security
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
2 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (12.50%) Revenue Management
2 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ACCA
2 1 (12.50%) CIMA
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CODA
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau