The table below looks at the statistics for AAT in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AAT 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
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
Rank 616 597 574
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Contract jobs citing AAT 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.028% 0.039% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £350 £263 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £173 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £313 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £238 £700
% change year-on-year
+47.36% -66.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10904 10292 9385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 20.31% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6732 5960 5067
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 498 480 434
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

AAT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AAT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

AAT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AAT
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AAT within the UK.

AAT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AAT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AAT within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

AAT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AAT
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AAT within the UK.

AAT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AAT
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AAT within the UK 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
England 0 3 £350 +69.69% 8
South East - 2 £419 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £419 -
North West - 1 £350 - 3
Gosport - 1 £238 -
Southampton - 1 £600 -
Liverpool - 1 £350 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £350 - 1

AAT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AAT 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 AAT.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) CIMA
2 3 (37.50%) ACCA
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Billing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) SQL

AAT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AAT 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 AAT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Finance Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Finance Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Financial Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ACCA
1 3 (37.50%) CIMA
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
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