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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GAAP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £550 £463
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
312 299 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.23% 9.14% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 171 118
Average daily rate £425 £355 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £566 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 25
Average hourly rate £38.75 £17.50 £16.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% +4.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.77 £25.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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