The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
England / North West
Rank 133 158 141
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Contract jobs citing ACCA 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.026% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.14% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £485 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £463
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
+178.72% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
502 721 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.04% 18.88% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 368 342
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 51 57
Median hourly rate £41.63 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing ACCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ACCA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

ACCA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ACCA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
ACCA
England

ACCA
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ACCA 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 North West region with a requirement for ACCA.

1 5 (100.00%) CIMA
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) SAP FI
4 2 (40.00%) SAP CO
4 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
4 2 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) WorldPay
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Sage 200
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
5 1 (20.00%) Sage

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (40.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (40.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (20.00%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP CO Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP FI Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Finance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (20.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) WorldPay