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 28 September 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 592 577 545
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -32
Contract jobs citing ACCA 56 83 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.73% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 54 76
Median daily rate £550 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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
11000 11387 11308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 19.60% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6793 6861 6258
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £254 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 531 481
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £46.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ACCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 56 £550 +18.91% 24
London -9 29 £600 +26.31% 14
South East +4 13 £300 +9.09% 5
Berkshire -2 9 £275 - 2
City of London +17 5 £600 +20.00% 7
North West +7 5 £393 -21.50% 2
Bracknell -2 4 £275 -
Manchester -9 4 £410 +19.70% 1
Hampshire +17 3 £575 -
Hertfordshire +4 3 £500 +300.00%
East of England -1 3 £500 +150.00%
Bristol - 2 £550 - 1
South West - 2 £550 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £500 -
Maidenhead -9 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £300 -
Hook - 1 £625 -
Blackpool - 1 £303 -
Lancashire - 1 £303 -
West Sussex - 1 £413 -

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ACCA 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 ACCA.

1 79 (86.81%) Finance
2 69 (75.82%) CIMA
3 30 (32.97%) SAP
4 24 (26.37%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
6 15 (16.48%) Banking
6 15 (16.48%) Degree
7 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 12 (13.19%) SAP FI
8 12 (13.19%) SAP CO
8 12 (13.19%) Business Analysis
8 12 (13.19%) SAP FI/CO
9 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (10.99%) Hyperion
10 10 (10.99%) Oracle
10 10 (10.99%) Analytics
11 9 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (9.89%) Hyperion Planning
12 8 (8.79%) GAAP
12 8 (8.79%) ERP
12 8 (8.79%) General Ledger
12 8 (8.79%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (6.59%) Financial Modelling
13 6 (6.59%) SAP BPC
13 6 (6.59%) Investment Banking
13 6 (6.59%) Planning and Forecasting
13 6 (6.59%) Migration
13 6 (6.59%) VBA
13 6 (6.59%) SAP BW
14 5 (5.49%) Project Management

ACCA
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.79%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (13.19%) SAP CO
1 12 (13.19%) SAP FI
1 12 (13.19%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (9.89%) Hyperion Planning
3 6 (6.59%) SAP BPC
4 5 (5.49%) Cognos Planning
4 5 (5.49%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (4.40%) Changepoint
5 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (4.40%) SAP FI-GL
5 4 (4.40%) SAP PS
6 3 (3.30%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (3.30%) HFM
6 3 (3.30%) Infor SunSystems
6 3 (3.30%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (3.30%) Sage 200
6 3 (3.30%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Broadband
2 1 (1.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SAP BW
2 5 (5.49%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.49%) Spotfire
3 4 (4.40%) Big Data
4 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.30%) Essbase
4 3 (3.30%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (2.20%) QlikView
6 1 (1.10%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.10%) MS Access
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.10%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.40%) JIRA
General
1 79 (86.81%) Finance
2 15 (16.48%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) General Ledger
4 6 (6.59%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.40%) Legal
6 4 (4.40%) Marketing
6 4 (4.40%) Retail
7 2 (2.20%) Advertising
8 1 (1.10%) Back Office
8 1 (1.10%) Billing
8 1 (1.10%) Front Office
8 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (38.46%) Analyst
2 26 (28.57%) Financial Analyst
3 13 (14.29%) Accountant
4 11 (12.09%) Consultant
5 9 (9.89%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Finance Business Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Systems Accountant
8 4 (4.40%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Management Accountant
8 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) SAP Financial Specialist
8 4 (4.40%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Assistant Accountant
9 3 (3.30%) Business Finance Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Finance Manager
9 3 (3.30%) SAP CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) Flash
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Statistics
2 5 (5.49%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.20%) Economics
3 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.10%) FMCG
4 1 (1.10%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.19%) Business Analysis
2 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (10.99%) Analytics
4 9 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (8.79%) ERP
6 6 (6.59%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (6.59%) Migration
6 6 (6.59%) Planning and Forecasting
7 5 (5.49%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 5 (5.49%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.49%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (5.49%) Project Management
8 4 (4.40%) Change Management
8 4 (4.40%) CRM
8 4 (4.40%) DevOps
9 3 (3.30%) Financial Analysis
9 3 (3.30%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (3.30%) IT Audit
9 3 (3.30%) Revenue Recognition
9 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) VBA
2 1 (1.10%) C
2 1 (1.10%) C++
2 1 (1.10%) Java
2 1 (1.10%) Python
2 1 (1.10%) R
2 1 (1.10%) Scala
2 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (75.82%) CIMA
2 15 (16.48%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) AAT
3 3 (3.30%) CCA
3 3 (3.30%) CISA
3 3 (3.30%) ICAEW
3 3 (3.30%) MBA
4 2 (2.20%) CIPFA
4 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.10%) CCAB
5 1 (1.10%) CISSP
5 1 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) GAAP
2 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Ansible
1 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.40%) Puppet
1 4 (4.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (32.97%) SAP
2 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.99%) Hyperion
3 10 (10.99%) Oracle
4 5 (5.49%) Anaplan
4 5 (5.49%) Cognos
4 5 (5.49%) Tableau
5 4 (4.40%) JD Edwards
5 4 (4.40%) SaltStack
6 3 (3.30%) CA
6 3 (3.30%) Infor
6 3 (3.30%) OpenText
6 3 (3.30%) Sage
7 1 (1.10%) BT
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco
7 1 (1.10%) HP
7 1 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.10%) Sybase
7 1 (1.10%) WorldPay
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago