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 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 626 587 544
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -43
Contract jobs citing ACCA 34 87 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.80% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 67 57
Median daily rate £443 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £265 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £660 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £430
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.62

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
11516 10926 10460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.33% 19.15% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7176 6533 5916
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 543 458
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +18.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £51.17 £43.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

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 27 July 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 26 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 27 July 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 -58 33 £443 -0.84% 45
London -15 13 £600 +38.32% 9
South East -9 11 £375 +15.38% 12
Berkshire -4 8 £375 +15.38% 3
Maidenhead - 3 £375 -
Hampshire - 3 £575 - 2
East Midlands -2 2 - -
North West -15 2 £356 -28.75% 7
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
City of London +42 1 - - 3
East of England +19 1 £500 +17.64% 3
Hertfordshire +17 1 £500 - 2
Reading +5 1 £475 - 2
Slough +1 1 - -
Manchester -10 1 £410 +2.50% 1
Hook - 1 £625 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £303 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £500 - 1
Hungerford - 1 £275 -
Bracknell - 1 £300 -
Blackpool - 1 £303 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £300 -
County Antrim - 1 - -

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 81 (84.38%) Finance
2 78 (81.25%) CIMA
3 31 (32.29%) Hyperion
4 30 (31.25%) SAP
5 25 (26.04%) Degree
6 17 (17.71%) Business Analysis
7 16 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (15.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 15 (15.63%) Hyperion Planning
9 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
10 13 (13.54%) Oracle
10 13 (13.54%) HFM
11 11 (11.46%) Banking
11 11 (11.46%) Migration
11 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
11 11 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (10.42%) Analytics
12 10 (10.42%) SAP FI
12 10 (10.42%) Project Management
12 10 (10.42%) SAP FI/CO
12 10 (10.42%) SAP CO
13 9 (9.38%) Data Migration
14 8 (8.33%) Cognos
15 7 (7.29%) GAAP
15 7 (7.29%) Cognos TM1
15 7 (7.29%) Essbase
15 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
15 7 (7.29%) Spreadsheet
16 6 (6.25%) Financial Modelling

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 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Hyperion Planning
2 13 (13.54%) HFM
3 10 (10.42%) SAP CO
3 10 (10.42%) SAP FI
3 10 (10.42%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (7.29%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (5.21%) Cognos Planning
6 4 (4.17%) Changepoint
6 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (4.17%) SAP PS
7 2 (2.08%) SAP BPC
7 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.04%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (1.04%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (1.04%) Sage 200
8 1 (1.04%) SAP Business One
8 1 (1.04%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (7.29%) Essbase
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (5.21%) Spotfire
4 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.08%) Big Data
5 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.08%) QlikView
5 2 (2.08%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.04%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 81 (84.38%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
3 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.21%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.21%) Legal
5 4 (4.17%) Retail
6 3 (3.13%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.13%) Marketing
7 1 (1.04%) Advertising
7 1 (1.04%) Automotive
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Electronics
7 1 (1.04%) Front Office
7 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (53.13%) Analyst
2 24 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
3 17 (17.71%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) Accountant
5 9 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.29%) Consultant
6 7 (7.29%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Business Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Finance Business Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Business Finance Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Finance Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Hyperion Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Hyperion Project Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Hyperion Support
9 4 (4.17%) Project Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (3.13%) Oracle Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) Flash
2 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.21%) Statistics
4 2 (2.08%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.04%) Economics
5 1 (1.04%) FMCG
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.04%) Linux
1 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) Business Analysis
2 16 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (11.46%) Migration
3 11 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (10.42%) Analytics
4 10 (10.42%) Project Management
5 9 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 6 (6.25%) Change Management
6 6 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (6.25%) Financial Modelling
7 5 (5.21%) CRM
7 5 (5.21%) ERP
7 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.17%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (4.17%) System Testing
9 3 (3.13%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 3 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.13%) Critical Success Factor
9 3 (3.13%) Financial Analysis
9 3 (3.13%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) VBA
2 4 (4.17%) SQL
3 2 (2.08%) ABAP
4 1 (1.04%) C
4 1 (1.04%) C++
4 1 (1.04%) Java
4 1 (1.04%) Python
4 1 (1.04%) R
4 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 78 (81.25%) CIMA
2 25 (26.04%) Degree
3 3 (3.13%) CIPFA
3 3 (3.13%) PMP
4 2 (2.08%) AAT
4 2 (2.08%) CISA
4 2 (2.08%) ICAEW
4 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.04%) CCAB
5 1 (1.04%) CFA
5 1 (1.04%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) GAAP
2 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Ansible
1 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.08%) Puppet
1 2 (2.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (32.29%) Hyperion
2 30 (31.25%) SAP
3 13 (13.54%) Oracle
4 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.33%) Cognos
6 6 (6.25%) Tableau
7 5 (5.21%) Anaplan
8 4 (4.17%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.08%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.04%) CA
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco
10 1 (1.04%) HP
10 1 (1.04%) Infor
10 1 (1.04%) Sage
10 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.04%) Sybase
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £451 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £351 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago