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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 122 106 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing ACCA 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.037% 0.20% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 1.33% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £525 £121
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +335.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
468 377 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.37% 14.98% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 182 177
Average daily rate £338 £327 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +11.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 37
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £35.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 22 October 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 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (83.33%) CIMA
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (33.33%) CFA
4 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (16.67%) Intranet
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Accountant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CIMA
2 2 (33.33%) CFA
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £850 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
PwC
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
PwC
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago