The table below looks at the statistics for GAAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GAAP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £370 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £289 £388 -
% change year-on-year
-25.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.00
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
299 292 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.22% 9.74% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 187 229
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 33
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +53.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.23 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +19.04%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing GAAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GAAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GAAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

GAAP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

GAAP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAAP within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 1 £370 -
GAAP
England

GAAP
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GAAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for GAAP.

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing