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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
UK
Rank 536 562 558
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Contract jobs citing ACCA 59 56 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.53% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 35
Median daily rate £438 £509 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £319 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £635 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.25 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - £18.00

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
9129 10493 10262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.39% 21.03% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5787 6368 6017
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 £231
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 466 498 495
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ACCA within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

ACCA Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ACCA
Top 16 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 17 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 +18 57 £415 -18.42% 42
London +10 31 £400 -22.70% 14
City of London +4 15 £393 -12.77% 2
South East +16 14 £481 -8.33% 6
Berkshire +13 12 £488 - 3
South West +16 5 £338 -51.78% 6
Bristol +10 5 £338 -51.78% 1
Maidenhead -2 4 - -
West Midlands -5 3 £485 +56.45% 1
North West +16 2 £485 +7.77% 3
Oxfordshire -4 2 £325 -31.57% 1
Reading - 2 £400 - 1
Abingdon - 2 £325 - 1
Newbury - 1 £600 -
Slough - 1 £500 -
Windsor - 1 £488 -

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 107 (93.04%) Finance
2 88 (76.52%) CIMA
3 34 (29.57%) SAP
4 26 (22.61%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (20.00%) ERP
6 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 20 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 17 (14.78%) Banking
8 14 (12.17%) Degree
9 12 (10.43%) SAP FI
9 12 (10.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (10.43%) SAP CO
9 12 (10.43%) SAP FI/CO
9 12 (10.43%) AAT
10 11 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.57%) Oracle
11 10 (8.70%) Project Management
11 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
11 10 (8.70%) Business Analysis
12 9 (7.83%) Validation
12 9 (7.83%) Marketing
12 9 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (6.96%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (6.96%) Dynamics AX
13 8 (6.96%) Budgeting and Forecasting
13 8 (6.96%) Migration
13 8 (6.96%) VBA
14 7 (6.09%) MS Office
14 7 (6.09%) CISA
14 7 (6.09%) General Ledger

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 2 (1.74%) Confluence
2 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.09%) MS Office
4 5 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (10.43%) SAP CO
1 12 (10.43%) SAP FI
1 12 (10.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (6.96%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (4.35%) SAP BPC
4 4 (3.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (3.48%) SAP FI-GL
5 3 (2.61%) Infor SunSystems
5 3 (2.61%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (2.61%) SAP MM
5 3 (2.61%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (1.74%) Changepoint
6 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.74%) Sage 200
6 2 (1.74%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.87%) HFM
7 1 (0.87%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) Broadband
2 2 (1.74%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) SAP BW
1 5 (4.35%) SAP HANA
2 3 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.61%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.74%) Big Data
3 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.74%) Hyperion Smart View
4 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.87%) Essbase
4 1 (0.87%) MS Access
4 1 (0.87%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.74%) JIRA
General
1 107 (93.04%) Finance
2 17 (14.78%) Banking
3 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.83%) Marketing
5 7 (6.09%) General Ledger
6 6 (5.22%) Billing
7 5 (4.35%) Retail
8 4 (3.48%) Investment Banking
8 4 (3.48%) Legal
8 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.74%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.87%) Advertising
10 1 (0.87%) Back Office
10 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.87%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.87%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (34.78%) Analyst
2 34 (29.57%) Financial Analyst
3 22 (19.13%) Consultant
4 16 (13.91%) Accountant
5 13 (11.30%) Business Analyst
6 12 (10.43%) Finance Business Analyst
7 10 (8.70%) Systems Accountant
8 9 (7.83%) SAP Consultant
9 8 (6.96%) SAP CO Consultant
9 8 (6.96%) SAP FI Consultant
9 8 (6.96%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 6 (5.22%) Auditor
10 6 (5.22%) Business Finance Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) Finance Systems Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) IT Auditor
11 5 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
12 4 (3.48%) Assistant Accountant
12 4 (3.48%) Functional Consultant
12 4 (3.48%) SAP Financial Specialist
13 3 (2.61%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) Flash
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.48%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.74%) Economics
4 2 (1.74%) Equities
4 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.87%) FMCG
5 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.74%) Linux
1 2 (1.74%) Unix
1 2 (1.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) ERP
2 11 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (8.70%) Business Analysis
3 10 (8.70%) Project Management
4 9 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (7.83%) Validation
5 8 (6.96%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 8 (6.96%) Migration
6 7 (6.09%) Change Management
6 7 (6.09%) IT Audit
6 7 (6.09%) Planning and Forecasting
7 6 (5.22%) CRM
7 6 (5.22%) Data Migration
7 6 (5.22%) Process Improvement
7 6 (5.22%) Revenue Recognition
8 5 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.35%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (4.35%) Record to Report
9 4 (3.48%) Analytics
9 4 (3.48%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.96%) VBA
2 2 (1.74%) C++
3 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 88 (76.52%) CIMA
2 14 (12.17%) Degree
3 12 (10.43%) AAT
4 7 (6.09%) CISA
5 3 (2.61%) CCA
5 3 (2.61%) MBA
6 2 (1.74%) CISSP
7 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.87%) ICAEW
7 1 (0.87%) IIBA
7 1 (0.87%) ISEB
7 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.48%) GAAP
3 2 (1.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.87%) IAS 39
4 1 (0.87%) QA
4 1 (0.87%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Ansible
1 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.74%) Puppet
1 2 (1.74%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (29.57%) SAP
2 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.57%) Oracle
4 6 (5.22%) Infor
4 6 (5.22%) NetSuite
5 5 (4.35%) Sage
6 3 (2.61%) CA
6 3 (2.61%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.61%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.61%) Maconomy
6 3 (2.61%) OpenText
6 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.61%) Workday
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco
7 2 (1.74%) Microgen
7 2 (1.74%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.74%) Sun
7 2 (1.74%) Sybase
8 1 (0.87%) HP
8 1 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
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