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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 527 498 495
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -3
Contract jobs citing ACCA 79 81 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.88% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 63 55
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£425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £630 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -35.13%

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
10658 9240 10108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.84% 17.53% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6062 5067 5208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 479 624
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 75 £425 -5.55% 39
London 0 30 £390 -13.33% 13
South East -9 14 £400 +3.22% 6
South West -24 12 £505 +36.48% 4
Wiltshire - 10 £526 - 1
Swindon - 10 £526 - 1
West Midlands -5 8 £435 +45.00%
Berkshire +12 6 £425 +36.00% 1
City of London +4 5 £538 +19.44% 6
North West -9 3 £317 +126.25% 9
East of England -25 3 £388 -13.88% 1
Reading - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire +1 2 £330 -26.66% 4
Manchester -10 2 £209 +48.92% 5
Coventry - 2 £435 -
Slough - 2 £431 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £274 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £261 -
Dorset -3 1 £500 +35.13%
Scotland -19 1 - - 4
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £425 - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £210 -
Birmingham - 1 £240 -
Harrogate - 1 £210 -
Hungerford - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 3
Buckingham - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 125 (95.42%) Finance
2 114 (87.02%) CIMA
3 22 (16.79%) SAP
4 21 (16.03%) Banking
5 20 (15.27%) Oracle
6 17 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (12.21%) Migration
8 15 (11.45%) Project Management
9 12 (9.16%) MS Excel
9 12 (9.16%) ERP
9 12 (9.16%) Telecoms
10 11 (8.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (8.40%) Business Analysis
11 10 (7.63%) SQL
12 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
12 9 (6.87%) General Ledger
13 8 (6.11%) Investment Banking
13 8 (6.11%) Data Management
13 8 (6.11%) VBA
13 8 (6.11%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (6.11%) Degree
13 8 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (5.34%) FINREP
14 7 (5.34%) Dynamics AX
14 7 (5.34%) Financial Modelling
14 7 (5.34%) PRINCE2
14 7 (5.34%) Risk Management
14 7 (5.34%) GAP Analysis
14 7 (5.34%) Data Analysis
15 6 (4.58%) Retail

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.53%) MS Office
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (5.34%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (3.05%) HFM
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.29%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.29%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.53%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.53%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.53%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.76%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.76%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) Intranet
2 1 (0.76%) Firewall
2 1 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.76%) VPN
2 1 (0.76%) DNS
2 1 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (2.29%) Essbase
4 2 (1.53%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (0.76%) QlikView
5 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (95.42%) Finance
2 21 (16.03%) Banking
3 12 (9.16%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.87%) General Ledger
5 8 (6.11%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.58%) Retail
7 5 (3.82%) Marketing
8 4 (3.05%) Legal
9 3 (2.29%) French Language
10 2 (1.53%) German Language
10 2 (1.53%) Dutch Language
10 2 (1.53%) Spanish Language
10 2 (1.53%) Billing
11 1 (0.76%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.76%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.76%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 60 (45.80%) Analyst
2 27 (20.61%) Business Analyst
3 25 (19.08%) Financial Analyst
4 13 (9.92%) Consultant
5 11 (8.40%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (6.11%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Finance Systems Manager
7 7 (5.34%) Systems Manager
7 7 (5.34%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Project Accountant
8 6 (4.58%) MI Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Data Modeller
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.29%) Report Analyst
11 3 (2.29%) Functional Consultant
11 3 (2.29%) Commercial Manager
11 3 (2.29%) Systems Accountant
11 3 (2.29%) Oracle Financials Consultant
11 3 (2.29%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
11 3 (2.29%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) Web Services
1 1 (0.76%) XML
1 1 (0.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.58%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.53%) Fixed Income
3 1 (0.76%) Equities
3 1 (0.76%) Economics
3 1 (0.76%) Derivative
3 1 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (0.76%) FMCG
3 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.76%) Replication
3 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.76%) UNIX
1 1 (0.76%) Windows
1 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (12.21%) Migration
3 15 (11.45%) Project Management
4 12 (9.16%) ERP
5 11 (8.40%) Business Analysis
6 8 (6.11%) Data Management
6 8 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (5.34%) Financial Modelling
7 7 (5.34%) Data Analysis
7 7 (5.34%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (5.34%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.34%) Risk Management
8 6 (4.58%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (4.58%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.82%) Quantitative Risk Management
9 5 (3.82%) Procure-to-pay
9 5 (3.82%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.82%) B2B
10 4 (3.05%) Six Sigma
10 4 (3.05%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.63%) SQL
2 8 (6.11%) VBA
3 4 (3.05%) C
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 114 (87.02%) CIMA
2 8 (6.11%) Degree
3 5 (3.82%) AAT
4 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) CFA
4 3 (2.29%) MBA
4 3 (2.29%) CISA
4 3 (2.29%) CIPFA
5 2 (1.53%) ICAEW
5 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.76%) CCAB
6 1 (0.76%) CCA
6 1 (0.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (5.34%) FINREP
3 6 (4.58%) FATCA
3 6 (4.58%) COREP
4 5 (3.82%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.29%) GAAP
6 2 (1.53%) IAS 39
6 2 (1.53%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.76%) Basel II
7 1 (0.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) Puppet
2 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (16.79%) SAP
2 20 (15.27%) Oracle
3 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.82%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.82%) Hyperion
5 4 (3.05%) CA
6 3 (2.29%) Ariba
6 3 (2.29%) Reuters
6 3 (2.29%) Remedy
7 2 (1.53%) IT2
7 2 (1.53%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.53%) Sun
7 2 (1.53%) Cognos
8 1 (0.76%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.76%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.76%) Omniture
8 1 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.76%) CODA
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