The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 129 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing ACCA 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.81% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £121
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +128.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £401 £331
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +21.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -63.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
559 369 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.27% 14.95% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 188 167
Average daily rate £347 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £419 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 37
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £17.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -3.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ACCA across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ACCA
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ACCA Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

ACCA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ACCA 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 ACCA.

1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) CIMA
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Fund Accounting
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (28.57%) CFA
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
5 2 (28.57%) Intranet
5 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Legal

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ACCA 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 ACCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Accountant
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Fund Accounting
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
5 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CIMA
2 2 (28.57%) CFA
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
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