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 25 August 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
25 Aug 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 South West - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £381 £250
% change year-on-year
-25.57% +52.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
308 338 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.62% 10.10% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 226 289
Median daily rate £390 £420 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 30
Median hourly rate £33.50 £23.75 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.05% -6.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.89 £13.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £61.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.41 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.80% +27.02%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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