The table below looks at the statistics for GAAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 247 - 235
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GAAP 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.070% - 0.048%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.70% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £340 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 - £463
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
858 872 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.03% 9.38% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 425 331
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 45 27
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.48 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £55.00 £113.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GAAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GAAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

GAAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

GAAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

GAAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

GAAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

GAAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

GAAP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Berkshire - 3 £340 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
GAAP
England

GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
4 4 (30.77%) ACCA
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Revenue Recognition
5 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
5 3 (23.08%) Saba
5 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
7 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Advertising
7 1 (7.69%) CIMA

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Business Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Finance Business Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (38.46%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 4 (30.77%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (23.08%) Business Finance Analyst
6 3 (23.08%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Project Manager
6 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement Manager
6 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
6 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
7 2 (15.38%) Deployment Specialist
7 2 (15.38%) Hardware Specialist
7 2 (15.38%) Hyperion Analyst
7 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Revenue Recognition
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ACCA
2 1 (7.69%) CIMA
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
3 3 (23.08%) Saba
3 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft