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 18 January 2017 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
UK
Rank 590 614 599
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs citing AAT 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.037% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £160 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% -22.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £136 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £512 £251
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £160 £150
% change year-on-year
+148.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.00 -

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
9145 10669 10265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.39% 20.98% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5805 6476 6020
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 507 495
Median hourly rate £28.15 £35.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.70% +95.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

AAT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AAT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AAT within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
England +31 10 £425 +11.84% 18
London - 6 £425 - 1
South East +22 2 £494 -17.70% 1
West Midlands - 2 £308 - 3
Coventry - 2 £308 -
City of London - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £494 -
Windsor - 1 £488 -
Slough - 1 £500 -

AAT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AAT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AAT.

1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) ACCA
3 10 (43.48%) CIMA
4 8 (34.78%) ERP
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) NetSuite
5 6 (26.09%) Infor
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (17.39%) SAP
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 4 (17.39%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (17.39%) Sage
6 4 (17.39%) VBA
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) Sun
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Workday
7 3 (13.04%) Email Marketing
7 3 (13.04%) Infor SunSystems
7 3 (13.04%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (13.04%) Marketing
8 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (8.70%) Hyperion Smart View

AAT
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (17.39%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (13.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (13.04%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (4.35%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Accountant
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Finance Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Accountant
4 3 (13.04%) Assistant Accountant
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) ERP Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Account Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ERP
2 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Email Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) System Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) VBA
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) ACCA
2 10 (43.48%) CIMA
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) CCAB
4 1 (4.35%) IIBA
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (4.35%) MOM
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Infor
1 6 (26.09%) NetSuite
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Sage
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Sun
3 3 (13.04%) Workday
4 2 (8.70%) Hyperion
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) Epicor
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) webMethods