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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 403 413 399
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing GAAP 26 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.022% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.41% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 2
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£550 £323 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.54% -21.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £263 £493
% change year-on-year
+47.61% -46.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -35.84%
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
1845 1914 1939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.88% 8.23% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1358 1368
Average daily rate £475 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 33
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.10 £50.00 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £20.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.34%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 - 3 £455 - 1
GAAP
England

GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 43 (97.73%) Finance
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
3 16 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (36.36%) Solvency II
4 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
4 10 (22.73%) Cognos
4 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (20.45%) Sun
5 9 (20.45%) SAP
6 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 8 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 7 (15.91%) SAP FI-GL
8 6 (13.64%) Migration
8 6 (13.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.64%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle
9 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
9 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (9.09%) Investment Management
10 4 (9.09%) IBM
10 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Cognos Controller
10 4 (9.09%) Data Mart
11 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
11 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
11 3 (6.82%) Oracle General Ledger
12 2 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) SAP FI-GL
2 6 (13.64%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (13.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.09%) Cognos Controller
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (2.27%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.09%) Data Mart
4 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.27%) MS Access
General
1 43 (97.73%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Analyst
2 20 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 10 (22.73%) Test Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Consultant
6 6 (13.64%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Data Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Process Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 1 (2.27%) Oracle Consultant
10 1 (2.27%) QA Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 1 (2.27%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Business Analysis
1 8 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
2 6 (13.64%) Migration
3 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
4 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.09%) Investment Management
5 2 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (2.27%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.27%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.27%) Business Development
6 1 (2.27%) Data Entry
6 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
1 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCA
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Cognos
2 9 (20.45%) SAP
2 9 (20.45%) Sun
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.55%) CA
7 1 (2.27%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
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