The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 406 386 403
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing GAAP 6 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.014% 0.071%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.17% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate £425 £185 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% -46.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £185 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £200
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% -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2056 1759 2309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.50% 8.14% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1192 1493
Average daily rate £450 £465 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 67
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.32 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.85% +24.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.49 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £135.00 £31.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
GAAP
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 2 £350 +89.18% 1
GAAP
England

GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Performance Management
4 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) OLAP
5 5 (31.25%) Cognos
5 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (31.25%) IBM
5 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (31.25%) Applix
5 5 (31.25%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
5 5 (31.25%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) Wealth Management
6 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Back Office
7 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
7 2 (12.50%) Advertising
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Derivative
7 2 (12.50%) JIRA
7 2 (12.50%) Business Performance Management
7 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
7 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
8 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (31.25%) OLAP
3 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
3 1 (6.25%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Back Office
4 2 (12.50%) Advertising
4 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Billing
5 1 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) TM1 Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) TM1 Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 2 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Management
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
3 5 (31.25%) Wealth Management
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Business Performance Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ACCA
1 1 (6.25%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cognos
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
1 5 (31.25%) Applix
2 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
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