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 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 533 483 487
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +4
Contract jobs citing ACCA 43 83 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.84% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 60 30
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£425 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £675 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £550
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
11306 9847 8223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.55% 19.59% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6538 5305 4364
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 465 493
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.93% -32.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -49 42 £425 -5.55% 37
London -28 23 £400 -20.00% 18
South West -19 8 £526 -19.15% 3
South East -42 5 £425 +54.54% 5
Berkshire -4 3 £475 +26.66% 1
City of London +7 2 £250 -52.38% 9
East Midlands - 2 £365 - 2
North West - 2 £325 - 3
East of England 0 1 £350 -46.15% 4
Surrey 0 1 £300 -25.09% 2
West Midlands -5 1 £450 +4.65% 2
Slough -7 1 £850 +126.66%
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Staines - - - -
Telford - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 109 (89.34%) Finance
2 104 (85.25%) CIMA
3 35 (28.69%) SAP
4 20 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (13.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (12.30%) Project Management
6 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
6 15 (12.30%) Telecoms
7 14 (11.48%) ERP
7 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
8 13 (10.66%) Banking
9 12 (9.84%) Degree
10 11 (9.02%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.02%) Oracle
11 9 (7.38%) Risk Management
11 9 (7.38%) Change Management
11 9 (7.38%) General Ledger
11 9 (7.38%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (7.38%) Marketing
12 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
12 8 (6.56%) COREP
12 8 (6.56%) FINREP
12 8 (6.56%) FATCA
13 7 (5.74%) GAAP
13 7 (5.74%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.74%) Retail
13 7 (5.74%) CIPFA
13 7 (5.74%) Workflow
13 7 (5.74%) AAT

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (1.64%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.46%) MS Office
4 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (4.92%) SAP CO
2 6 (4.92%) SAP FI
3 5 (4.10%) IntelliMatch
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (2.46%) SAP BPC
6 2 (1.64%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (1.64%) SAP R/3
6 2 (1.64%) HFM
7 1 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.82%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.82%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.82%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.82%) BPCS
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.82%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.46%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.82%) Essbase
General
1 109 (89.34%) Finance
2 15 (12.30%) Telecoms
3 13 (10.66%) Banking
4 9 (7.38%) General Ledger
4 9 (7.38%) Marketing
5 7 (5.74%) Retail
6 5 (4.10%) Legal
7 4 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.46%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.82%) Advertising
10 1 (0.82%) Publishing
10 1 (0.82%) Billing
10 1 (0.82%) French Language
Job Titles
1 52 (42.62%) Analyst
2 27 (22.13%) Financial Analyst
3 19 (15.57%) Business Analyst
4 17 (13.93%) Consultant
5 9 (7.38%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (6.56%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.92%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) Change Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Report Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Financial Business Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (2.46%) Senior Change Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (1.64%) Senior Manager
11 2 (1.64%) Support Analyst
11 2 (1.64%) Functional Consultant
11 2 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.46%) FMCG
4 2 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.82%) Equities
5 1 (0.82%) Statistics
5 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.30%) Project Management
2 14 (11.48%) ERP
3 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (7.38%) Change Management
4 9 (7.38%) Risk Management
5 7 (5.74%) Workflow
5 7 (5.74%) Business Analysis
5 7 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (4.92%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (4.10%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.10%) Migration
8 4 (3.28%) Information Management
8 4 (3.28%) BPR
8 4 (3.28%) Financial Analysis
9 3 (2.46%) Business Transformation
9 3 (2.46%) Procure-to-pay
9 3 (2.46%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (2.46%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.28%) SQL
2 3 (2.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 104 (85.25%) CIMA
2 12 (9.84%) Degree
3 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.74%) AAT
4 7 (5.74%) CIPFA
5 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.10%) CISA
6 5 (4.10%) QiCA
7 4 (3.28%) ICAEW
8 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.82%) PMP
9 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.82%) CCA
9 1 (0.82%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (6.56%) FATCA
2 8 (6.56%) COREP
2 8 (6.56%) FINREP
3 7 (5.74%) GAAP
4 3 (2.46%) QA
5 2 (1.64%) COSO
5 2 (1.64%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.82%) Basel II
6 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 35 (28.69%) SAP
2 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.02%) Oracle
4 4 (3.28%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.64%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.64%) Ariba
5 2 (1.64%) CA
6 1 (0.82%) Sun
6 1 (0.82%) Cognos
6 1 (0.82%) IBM
6 1 (0.82%) Sage
6 1 (0.82%) Twitter
6 1 (0.82%) Epicor
6 1 (0.82%) CODA
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £600 per day
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