The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 524 540 452
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -88
Contract jobs citing ACCA 73 59 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.56% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 38 59
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£455 £419 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.53% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £264 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £536 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

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
10752 10619 8699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.32% 19.49% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6090 6036 4636
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 528 473
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend

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

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ACCA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ACCA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

ACCA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ACCA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ACCA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ACCA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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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 +14 70 £475 +18.60% 46
London +5 43 £476 +5.77% 24
City of London +11 9 £454 -9.25% 10
South East -28 9 £413 +10.00% 5
South West 0 8 £492 -12.68% 7
Wiltshire +10 5 £550 -21.42% 4
Swindon +8 5 £550 +1.85% 4
Berkshire +3 5 £400 +6.66% 2
East of England +15 4 £368 +106.46% 1
Paddington - 3 £350 -
Scotland +2 2 £375 -16.66%
Cambridgeshire +2 2 - -
Bristol +2 2 £442 +23.63% 3
Surrey 0 2 £550 +37.32% 1
West Midlands -13 2 £525 - 3
Glasgow - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £368 - 1
Luton - 2 £368 -
Reading +6 1 - - 2
Cambridge +4 1 - -
Derbyshire +3 1 - -
Slough -4 1 £850 +126.66%
East Midlands -5 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £413 -
Derby - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £225 -

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ACCA 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 ACCA.

1 112 (86.15%) Finance
2 107 (82.31%) CIMA
3 41 (31.54%) SAP
4 25 (19.23%) MS Excel
5 24 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (17.69%) Oracle
7 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
8 20 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (13.85%) MS PowerPoint
10 16 (12.31%) Retail
11 15 (11.54%) Telecoms
11 15 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (11.54%) Degree
12 14 (10.77%) Hyperion
13 12 (9.23%) ERP
13 12 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (9.23%) Banking
14 11 (8.46%) Project Management
14 11 (8.46%) Marketing
14 11 (8.46%) Business Analysis
15 10 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (7.69%) SQL
15 10 (7.69%) Essbase
16 9 (6.92%) General Ledger
17 8 (6.15%) Management Information System
17 8 (6.15%) Oracle Financials
17 8 (6.15%) Dynamics AX
17 8 (6.15%) COREP
17 8 (6.15%) FINREP

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ACCA 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 ACCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.54%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (5.38%) MS Office
4 4 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.77%) MS Project
5 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (6.15%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (3.85%) SAP CO
3 5 (3.85%) SAP FI
4 4 (3.08%) SAP FSCM
4 4 (3.08%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (2.31%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (1.54%) SAP BPC
6 2 (1.54%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (1.54%) Agresso
6 2 (1.54%) SAP R/3
6 2 (1.54%) HFM
7 1 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.77%) Line 50
7 1 (0.77%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.77%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.69%) Essbase
1 10 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.31%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.31%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.54%) MS Access
3 2 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.77%) OLAP
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.77%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) TestDirector
1 2 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 112 (86.15%) Finance
2 16 (12.31%) Retail
3 15 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 12 (9.23%) Banking
5 11 (8.46%) Marketing
6 9 (6.92%) General Ledger
7 5 (3.85%) Legal
8 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.31%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.54%) French Language
9 2 (1.54%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.54%) Billing
9 2 (1.54%) Advertising
9 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.77%) Back Office
10 1 (0.77%) Publishing
10 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (50.77%) Analyst
2 33 (25.38%) Financial Analyst
3 25 (19.23%) Business Analyst
4 18 (13.85%) Consultant
5 11 (8.46%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) Functional Consultant
7 7 (5.38%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (5.38%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Report Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Auditor
9 5 (3.85%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 4 (3.08%) Internal Auditor
10 4 (3.08%) Change Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Oracle Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Oracle Support Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Systems Accountant
10 4 (3.08%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.31%) Finance Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.77%) .NET
1 1 (0.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.08%) FMCG
4 3 (2.31%) iSeries
4 3 (2.31%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.54%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.54%) Economics
5 2 (1.54%) Statistics
6 1 (0.77%) Equities
6 1 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (9.23%) ERP
2 12 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (8.46%) Project Management
3 11 (8.46%) Business Analysis
4 10 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (5.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (5.38%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (4.62%) DRM
6 6 (4.62%) SAP Implementation
6 6 (4.62%) Investment Management
6 6 (4.62%) Business Transformation
7 5 (3.85%) Information Management
8 4 (3.08%) Migration
8 4 (3.08%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.31%) Change Management
9 3 (2.31%) Data Modelling
9 3 (2.31%) Data Management
9 3 (2.31%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.31%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (0.77%) VBA
2 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (82.31%) CIMA
2 15 (11.54%) Degree
3 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) AAT
4 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) CCAB
6 1 (0.77%) ICAEW
6 1 (0.77%) CCA
6 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.77%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (6.15%) FATCA
2 8 (6.15%) COREP
2 8 (6.15%) FINREP
3 7 (5.38%) GAAP
4 2 (1.54%) COSO
5 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (31.54%) SAP
2 23 (17.69%) Oracle
3 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
4 14 (10.77%) Hyperion
5 4 (3.08%) IBM
5 4 (3.08%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.31%) Sage
6 3 (2.31%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.54%) CODA
8 1 (0.77%) Twitter
8 1 (0.77%) Cognos
8 1 (0.77%) Epicor
8 1 (0.77%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.77%) CA
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £601 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 25 days ago