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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
UK
Rank 601 623 606
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs citing AAT 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.074% 0.045% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £308 £294 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £203 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £525 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £294 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London median 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
9451 11046 10615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.81% 21.24% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6071 6870 6071
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 445 500
Median hourly rate £30.00 £39.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% +86.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +35 7 £308 +4.68% 4
London +25 3 £100 -
South East +20 2 £400 -4.47% 3
Coventry - 2 £308 -
West Midlands - 2 £308 -
City of London - 2 - -
Slough - 1 £500 -
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 £500 - 2

AAT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) ACCA
3 8 (44.44%) ERP
3 8 (44.44%) CIMA
4 6 (33.33%) NetSuite
5 5 (27.78%) SAP
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (27.78%) Sage
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Sun
6 4 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (16.67%) Marketing
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Workday
7 3 (16.67%) Email Marketing
7 3 (16.67%) Infor
8 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (11.11%) Hyperion Smart View
8 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.11%) Hyperion
8 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
8 2 (11.11%) MS Office
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel

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 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) NetSuite
2 5 (27.78%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (5.56%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Finance Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Software Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) ERP Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) NetSuite Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Email Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ACCA
2 8 (44.44%) CIMA
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) IIBA
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
1 5 (27.78%) Sage
1 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) Sun
3 3 (16.67%) Infor
3 3 (16.67%) Workday
4 2 (11.11%) Hyperion
4 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.56%) Civica
5 1 (5.56%) CODA
5 1 (5.56%) Epicor
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (5.56%) Northgate
5 1 (5.56%) webMethods