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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 570 559 504
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -55
Contract jobs citing ACCA 56 53 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.50% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 62
Average daily rate £500 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £575 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - -

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
10906 10502 9640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 20.28% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6716 6074 5197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 490 442
Average hourly rate £38.25 £20.00 £18.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.25% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 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 28 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 56 £500 +12.67% 30
London +16 32 £500 +12.99% 15
South East +18 14 £525 +75.00% 5
City of London +43 10 £405 +61.90% 6
Surrey -5 5 £525 +94.44% 1
Berkshire +2 4 - - 3
Hampshire - 4 £297 - 1
West Midlands -10 3 £310 -31.11%
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Leeds - 3 - - 1
Bristol +1 2 £523 +4.50%
South West -1 2 £523 -0.57%
Coventry - 2 £310 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Maidenhead -2 1 - -
Derby -7 1 - -
Derbyshire -13 1 - -
Manchester -15 1 £450 - 2
East Midlands -16 1 - - 1
North West -19 1 £450 +9.09% 3
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Gaydon - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £600 -
Gosport - 1 £238 -
Harrow - 1 £265 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 107 (86.99%) Finance
2 89 (72.36%) CIMA
3 24 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (16.26%) Hyperion
4 20 (16.26%) SAP
5 18 (14.63%) GAAP
6 17 (13.82%) Oracle
6 17 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (13.82%) Banking
7 13 (10.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (8.94%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (8.94%) Business Analysis
9 10 (8.13%) General Ledger
10 9 (7.32%) HFM
10 9 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (7.32%) SQL
10 9 (7.32%) FMCG
10 9 (7.32%) Financial Analysis
10 9 (7.32%) Solvency II
11 8 (6.50%) IT Audit
11 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.50%) CISA
11 8 (6.50%) Project Management
11 8 (6.50%) Asset Management
11 8 (6.50%) Migration
12 7 (5.69%) Legal
12 7 (5.69%) ERP
12 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
12 7 (5.69%) Investment Management
12 7 (5.69%) Oracle BI EE

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.63%) MS Office
5 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (7.32%) HFM
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (3.25%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.63%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (1.63%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.81%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.81%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.81%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.81%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) Broadband
2 3 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.07%) Essbase
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
General
1 107 (86.99%) Finance
2 17 (13.82%) Banking
3 10 (8.13%) General Ledger
4 7 (5.69%) Legal
4 7 (5.69%) Marketing
5 6 (4.88%) Retail
6 5 (4.07%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.25%) Back Office
8 3 (2.44%) Billing
8 3 (2.44%) French Language
8 3 (2.44%) Law
9 1 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.81%) Automotive
9 1 (0.81%) German Language
9 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (43.09%) Analyst
2 36 (29.27%) Financial Analyst
3 29 (23.58%) Business Analyst
4 16 (13.01%) Finance Business Analyst
4 16 (13.01%) Finance Manager
5 11 (8.94%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.69%) Business Finance Analyst
6 7 (5.69%) Finance Project Manager
6 7 (5.69%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 7 (5.69%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Report Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Auditor
8 5 (4.07%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Financial Business Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) IT Auditor
8 5 (4.07%) Solvency II Business Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Cutover Manager
9 4 (3.25%) Oracle Business Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Product Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) .NET
1 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
1 3 (2.44%) Apache Flex
1 3 (2.44%) HTML
1 3 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (0.81%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.32%) FMCG
3 3 (2.44%) Device Driver
3 3 (2.44%) Handset
3 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.63%) Derivative
4 2 (1.63%) Equities
4 2 (1.63%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.81%) Life Science
5 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.81%) NHS
5 1 (0.81%) PMI
5 1 (0.81%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (10.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (8.94%) Business Analysis
4 9 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (7.32%) Financial Analysis
5 8 (6.50%) Asset Management
5 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (6.50%) IT Audit
5 8 (6.50%) Migration
5 8 (6.50%) Project Management
6 7 (5.69%) ERP
6 7 (5.69%) Investment Management
7 6 (4.88%) Analytics
7 6 (4.88%) Internal Audit
8 5 (4.07%) Revenue Management
8 5 (4.07%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.25%) Change Management
9 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.25%) Time Management
10 3 (2.44%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) SQL
2 4 (3.25%) C
2 4 (3.25%) VBA
3 3 (2.44%) C#
3 3 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (72.36%) CIMA
2 8 (6.50%) CISA
3 6 (4.88%) Degree
4 4 (3.25%) CCA
5 3 (2.44%) AAT
5 3 (2.44%) APMP
5 3 (2.44%) ICAEW
5 3 (2.44%) ISEB
5 3 (2.44%) QiCA
6 2 (1.63%) CFA
7 1 (0.81%) CIPFA
7 1 (0.81%) CISM
7 1 (0.81%) CISSP
7 1 (0.81%) CRISC
7 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.63%) GAAP
2 9 (7.32%) Solvency II
3 5 (4.07%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.44%) CRD IV
4 3 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.63%) FATCA
6 1 (0.81%) Basel III
6 1 (0.81%) COREP
6 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (16.26%) Hyperion
1 20 (16.26%) SAP
2 17 (13.82%) Oracle
3 5 (4.07%) Cognos
3 5 (4.07%) JD Edwards
4 4 (3.25%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.63%) Sun
7 1 (0.81%) CODA
7 1 (0.81%) IBM
7 1 (0.81%) Sage
7 1 (0.81%) Tableau
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