The table below looks at the statistics for GAAP skills 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 GAAP over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 156 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GAAP 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% - 0.086%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £493
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
320 196 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.60% 6.38% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 85 69
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £172 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £460 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.05 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £39.25 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +18.30%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAAP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GAAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GAAP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

GAAP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

GAAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

GAAP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

GAAP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire - 1 - -
GAAP
England

GAAP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft