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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 -
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
294 182 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.93% 7.71% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 118 100
Average daily rate £425 £375 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 20
Average hourly rate £44.50 £21.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.41% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £12.20 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £39.50 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAAP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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