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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
UK
Rank 537 568 577
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +9
Contract jobs citing ACCA 59 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.51% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 37
Median daily rate £474 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.20% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £615 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £23.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
+178.72% -

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
9432 10878 10377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.80% 21.26% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6090 6726 5935
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 445 488
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +74.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 21 February 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 21 February 2017.

ACCA Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ACCA
Top 29 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 21 February 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 +29 56 £474 -5.20% 20
London +2 24 £474 -6.83% 3
South East +22 20 £450 -14.28% 4
Berkshire +24 9 £488 - 1
City of London -8 5 £400 -1.17% 1
Hampshire +12 4 £525 +76.76% 1
West Midlands +3 4 £485 +56.45% 1
North West +26 3 £485 +7.77% 3
Surrey +12 2 £445 -15.23%
South West +2 2 £338 -35.40% 1
Bristol 0 2 £338 -35.40% 1
Maidenhead -2 2 - -
Reading - 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £350 - 1
Woking - 2 £445 -
Farnborough - 2 £538 -
East Midlands +6 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -6 1 £325 -31.57%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £300 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
Slough - 1 £500 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £600 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £500 -
Billingshurst - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 £325 -

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 (92.24%) Finance
2 91 (78.45%) CIMA
3 28 (24.14%) SAP
3 28 (24.14%) ERP
4 26 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (16.38%) MS Excel
5 19 (16.38%) Banking
6 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
7 16 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 15 (12.93%) Oracle
9 14 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (11.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (9.48%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (9.48%) AAT
11 11 (9.48%) Process Improvement
11 11 (9.48%) Change Management
11 11 (9.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (8.62%) CISA
12 10 (8.62%) Validation
12 10 (8.62%) Procure-to-Pay
12 10 (8.62%) IT Audit
12 10 (8.62%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 10 (8.62%) IFRS
12 10 (8.62%) Degree
12 10 (8.62%) Marketing
13 9 (7.76%) Migration
13 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
13 9 (7.76%) Project Management
14 8 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
15 7 (6.03%) Planning and Forecasting

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 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (16.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.17%) MS Office
4 3 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (6.03%) SAP CO
2 7 (6.03%) SAP FI
2 7 (6.03%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (5.17%) NetSuite
4 4 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (2.59%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (1.72%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (1.72%) HFM
6 2 (1.72%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (1.72%) Sage 200
6 2 (1.72%) Sage 50
6 2 (1.72%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.86%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) Broadband
2 2 (1.72%) WebEx
3 1 (0.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) SAP HANA
2 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.59%) Essbase
3 2 (1.72%) Hyperion Smart View
4 1 (0.86%) Big Data
4 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.86%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.86%) MS Access
4 1 (0.86%) OLAP
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 107 (92.24%) Finance
2 19 (16.38%) Banking
3 10 (8.62%) Marketing
4 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.03%) Retail
6 5 (4.31%) Billing
7 4 (3.45%) General Ledger
7 4 (3.45%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.59%) Legal
9 2 (1.72%) Advertising
9 2 (1.72%) Back Office
9 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.86%) German Language
10 1 (0.86%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (42.24%) Analyst
2 35 (30.17%) Financial Analyst
3 20 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 19 (16.38%) Consultant
5 16 (13.79%) Accountant
5 16 (13.79%) Finance Business Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Auditor
6 8 (6.90%) Business Finance Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) IT Auditor
7 7 (6.03%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (6.03%) Systems Accountant
8 6 (5.17%) ERP Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) SAP CO Consultant
8 6 (5.17%) SAP FI Consultant
8 6 (5.17%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 6 (5.17%) Transformation Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Banking Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.72%) Equities
4 2 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.86%) FMCG
5 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.72%) Unix
1 2 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.14%) ERP
2 16 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 14 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (11.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (9.48%) Change Management
5 11 (9.48%) Process Improvement
6 10 (8.62%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 10 (8.62%) IT Audit
6 10 (8.62%) Procure-to-Pay
6 10 (8.62%) Validation
7 9 (7.76%) Migration
7 9 (7.76%) Project Management
8 7 (6.03%) Data Migration
8 7 (6.03%) Planning and Forecasting
9 6 (5.17%) BPR
10 5 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.31%) Revenue Recognition
11 4 (3.45%) Internal Audit
11 4 (3.45%) Order to Cash
11 4 (3.45%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.03%) VBA
2 2 (1.72%) C++
2 2 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (78.45%) CIMA
2 11 (9.48%) AAT
3 10 (8.62%) CISA
3 10 (8.62%) Degree
4 3 (2.59%) CISSP
4 3 (2.59%) ISEB
4 3 (2.59%) MBA
5 1 (0.86%) CGEIT
5 1 (0.86%) CISM
5 1 (0.86%) ICAEW
5 1 (0.86%) IIBA
5 1 (0.86%) QiCA
5 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (8.62%) IFRS
3 3 (2.59%) GAAP
4 2 (1.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.86%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.86%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.86%) QA
5 1 (0.86%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 28 (24.14%) SAP
2 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.93%) Oracle
4 7 (6.03%) Hyperion
5 6 (5.17%) Sage
6 4 (3.45%) Infor
6 4 (3.45%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.59%) CA
7 3 (2.59%) Cognos
7 3 (2.59%) Maconomy
7 3 (2.59%) Sun
7 3 (2.59%) Workday
8 2 (1.72%) Cisco
8 2 (1.72%) Microgen
8 2 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.72%) Sybase
9 1 (0.86%) Civica
9 1 (0.86%) IFS
9 1 (0.86%) Northgate
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