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 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 610 547 562
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +15
Contract jobs citing ACCA 33 89 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.84% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 63 40
Median daily rate £475 £443 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.34% +14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.81
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
11724 10585 10403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.83% 18.89% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7320 6199 5997
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 549 491
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.12 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.08% +26.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.92 £50.00 £43.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +20.00%

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 29 June 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 25 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 29 June 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 -54 32 £475 +1.49% 38
London -25 13 £488 +10.16% 11
South East -5 12 £525 +61.53% 5
Berkshire -5 6 £375 +15.38% 1
Surrey -3 5 £575 +4.54%
City of London +43 3 £600 +23.07% 5
East Midlands +7 3 £300 -42.85% 7
Nottinghamshire - 3 £300 - 1
Cambridgeshire +18 2 £240 - 1
East of England +15 2 £240 - 4
Maidenhead - 2 £375 -
Nottingham - 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 £240 - 1
Bristol +6 1 - -
Reading -8 1 £475 -
South West -9 1 - - 3
Manchester -11 1 - -
North West -19 1 - - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £338 -
Winchester - 1 £338 -
Slough - 1 - -
Hungerford - 1 £275 -
Belfast - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 92 (84.40%) Finance
2 89 (81.65%) CIMA
3 34 (31.19%) Hyperion
4 24 (22.02%) Degree
4 24 (22.02%) SAP
5 21 (19.27%) Business Analysis
6 16 (14.68%) Oracle
6 16 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (13.76%) Banking
7 15 (13.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (13.76%) Oracle BI EE
7 15 (13.76%) Hyperion Planning
8 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (12.84%) HFM
8 14 (12.84%) GAAP
9 9 (8.26%) Migration
9 9 (8.26%) Project Management
9 9 (8.26%) Cognos
10 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
10 8 (7.34%) Cognos TM1
10 8 (7.34%) Essbase
10 8 (7.34%) Analytics
11 7 (6.42%) Solvency II
12 6 (5.50%) ERP
12 6 (5.50%) Legal
12 6 (5.50%) Change Management
12 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
12 6 (5.50%) Financial Analysis
12 6 (5.50%) Visualisation
12 6 (5.50%) 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 1 (0.92%) SAS
1 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Hyperion Planning
2 14 (12.84%) HFM
3 8 (7.34%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (4.59%) Cognos Planning
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (2.75%) SAP CO
5 3 (2.75%) SAP FI
5 3 (2.75%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.83%) SAP BPC
6 2 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.92%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.92%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.92%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (7.34%) Essbase
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (4.59%) Spotfire
4 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.83%) QlikView
5 2 (1.83%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.92%) Big Data
6 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 92 (84.40%) Finance
2 15 (13.76%) Banking
3 6 (5.50%) Legal
3 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.59%) Retail
5 4 (3.67%) Back Office
5 4 (3.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.75%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.75%) Marketing
7 2 (1.83%) French Language
7 2 (1.83%) Law
8 1 (0.92%) Advertising
8 1 (0.92%) Automotive
8 1 (0.92%) Billing
8 1 (0.92%) Electronics
8 1 (0.92%) Front Office
8 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (53.21%) Analyst
2 27 (24.77%) Financial Analyst
3 23 (21.10%) Business Analyst
4 13 (11.93%) Accountant
5 9 (8.26%) Finance Manager
5 9 (8.26%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.42%) Consultant
6 7 (6.42%) Finance Business Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Business Finance Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Business Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Solvency II Business Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Hyperion Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Management Accountant
9 4 (3.67%) Project Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.59%) Statistics
4 2 (1.83%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.83%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.92%) NHS
5 1 (0.92%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.27%) Business Analysis
2 16 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (13.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (8.26%) Migration
4 9 (8.26%) Project Management
5 8 (7.34%) Analytics
6 6 (5.50%) Change Management
6 6 (5.50%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (5.50%) ERP
6 6 (5.50%) Financial Analysis
6 6 (5.50%) Financial Modelling
7 5 (4.59%) Data Migration
7 5 (4.59%) IT Audit
7 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.67%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.67%) System Testing
9 3 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.75%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.75%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.75%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.67%) SQL
1 4 (3.67%) VBA
2 2 (1.83%) ABAP
2 2 (1.83%) C
3 1 (0.92%) C++
3 1 (0.92%) Java
3 1 (0.92%) Python
3 1 (0.92%) R
3 1 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 89 (81.65%) CIMA
2 24 (22.02%) Degree
3 4 (3.67%) CIPFA
3 4 (3.67%) CISA
4 3 (2.75%) AAT
4 3 (2.75%) ICAEW
4 3 (2.75%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.75%) PMP
5 2 (1.83%) CFA
5 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) CCAB
6 1 (0.92%) CISM
6 1 (0.92%) CISSP
6 1 (0.92%) QiCA
6 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.84%) GAAP
2 7 (6.42%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.92%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (31.19%) Hyperion
2 24 (22.02%) SAP
3 16 (14.68%) Oracle
4 9 (8.26%) Cognos
5 6 (5.50%) Tableau
6 5 (4.59%) Anaplan
7 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.75%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.92%) CA
10 1 (0.92%) Cisco
10 1 (0.92%) Sun
10 1 (0.92%) Sybase
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