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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 529 503 478
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -25
Contract jobs citing ACCA 88 87 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.96% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 66 71
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£435 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £27.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -63.07%

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
11189 9095 10240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.56% 17.26% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6198 5113 5307
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 404 606
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 -7 87 £435 -8.42% 76
London -8 33 £400 -20.00% 29
South East -5 22 £425 -10.52% 14
South West -21 11 £513 +36.73% 4
Berkshire +23 10 £438 +34.61% 4
Wiltshire - 10 £526 -
Swindon - 10 £526 -
West Midlands - 8 £435 - 8
City of London +15 5 £425 -15.00% 9
East of England -21 5 £350 -22.22% 8
Slough - 5 £438 -
Hertfordshire -22 4 £350 -43.54% 6
Hampshire - 4 £370 - 4
Reading +21 3 £400 +23.07%
Surrey -3 2 £506 +6.57% 2
North West -9 2 £425 +50.44% 8
Buckinghamshire - 2 £274 - 3
Watford - 2 £413 - 1
Coventry - 2 £435 -
East Midlands +3 1 £365 +0.68% 1
Yorkshire -1 1 £450 - 4
Manchester -15 1 - - 3
Birmingham - 1 £575 - 3
Merseyside - 1 £425 - 4
Dorset - 1 £500 -
Essex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Devon - - - -

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 145 (94.16%) Finance
2 129 (83.77%) CIMA
3 27 (17.53%) SAP
4 24 (15.58%) Banking
5 22 (14.29%) Project Management
6 21 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (11.69%) Migration
8 18 (11.69%) Oracle
9 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
9 13 (8.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (8.44%) Telecoms
10 12 (7.79%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 11 (7.14%) MS Excel
11 11 (7.14%) ERP
12 10 (6.49%) PRINCE2
12 10 (6.49%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.49%) Degree
12 10 (6.49%) AAT
13 9 (5.84%) FINREP
13 9 (5.84%) General Ledger
14 8 (5.19%) GAP Analysis
14 8 (5.19%) Workflow
14 8 (5.19%) Management Information System
14 8 (5.19%) Retail
14 8 (5.19%) Data Management
14 8 (5.19%) SQL
14 8 (5.19%) COREP
14 8 (5.19%) FATCA

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.95%) MS Office
3 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (2.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (2.60%) SAP CO
3 4 (2.60%) SAP FI
3 4 (2.60%) HFM
3 4 (2.60%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.30%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.30%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.30%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.65%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.65%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.65%) SAN
2 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.65%) VPN
2 1 (0.65%) DNS
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.95%) Essbase
4 2 (1.30%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.30%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) QlikView
5 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
General
1 145 (94.16%) Finance
2 24 (15.58%) Banking
3 13 (8.44%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.84%) General Ledger
5 8 (5.19%) Retail
6 7 (4.55%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.25%) Legal
8 4 (2.60%) Marketing
9 3 (1.95%) French Language
10 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.30%) German Language
10 2 (1.30%) Spanish Language
10 2 (1.30%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.65%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.65%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.65%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.65%) Billing
11 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (46.10%) Analyst
2 33 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 33 (21.43%) Financial Analyst
3 20 (12.99%) Consultant
4 13 (8.44%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (5.84%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (4.55%) Data Analyst
7 6 (3.90%) Project Accountant
7 6 (3.90%) MI Analyst
8 5 (3.25%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 5 (3.25%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.25%) Financial Business Analyst
8 5 (3.25%) Report Analyst
8 5 (3.25%) Data Modeller
8 5 (3.25%) Senior Manager
9 4 (2.60%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (2.60%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (2.60%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (2.60%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.65%) JSON
1 1 (0.65%) Web Services
1 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.95%) FMCG
4 1 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.65%) User Experience
4 1 (0.65%) Economics
4 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.65%) UNIX
1 1 (0.65%) Windows
1 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.29%) Project Management
2 21 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (11.69%) Migration
4 11 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 11 (7.14%) ERP
5 10 (6.49%) PRINCE2
5 10 (6.49%) Risk Management
6 8 (5.19%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (5.19%) Workflow
6 8 (5.19%) Data Management
7 7 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 7 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (3.90%) Six Sigma
8 6 (3.90%) Data Migration
8 6 (3.90%) Performance Management
8 6 (3.90%) Procure-to-pay
9 5 (3.25%) Quantitative Risk Management
9 5 (3.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.19%) SQL
2 7 (4.55%) VBA
3 4 (2.60%) C
4 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 129 (83.77%) CIMA
2 10 (6.49%) Degree
2 10 (6.49%) AAT
3 7 (4.55%) CIPFA
4 5 (3.25%) ICAEW
4 5 (3.25%) CISA
5 3 (1.95%) CFA
5 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.95%) QiCA
6 2 (1.30%) MBA
6 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.65%) PMP
7 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.65%) CCA
7 1 (0.65%) CISSP
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.65%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (5.84%) FINREP
3 8 (5.19%) COREP
3 8 (5.19%) FATCA
4 5 (3.25%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.60%) Solvency II
6 3 (1.95%) QA
6 3 (1.95%) GAAP
7 2 (1.30%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.65%) SLA
8 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) Puppet
2 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (17.53%) SAP
2 18 (11.69%) Oracle
3 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.90%) Hyperion
5 5 (3.25%) CA
5 5 (3.25%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.60%) Ariba
7 3 (1.95%) Reuters
7 3 (1.95%) Remedy
7 3 (1.95%) Sun
8 2 (1.30%) Cognos
8 2 (1.30%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.30%) IT2
9 1 (0.65%) Terracotta
9 1 (0.65%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.65%) CODA
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
PwC
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
PwC
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Set2Recruit
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TK Maxx
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £295 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £475 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West Drayton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago