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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 526 466 499
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +33
Contract jobs citing ACCA 57 87 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.96% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 62 26
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£400 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £675 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £450 £419
% change year-on-year
-20.55% +7.46%
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
10280 9096 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.15% 18.89% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5979 4931 4211
Average daily rate £396 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 411 548
Average hourly rate £19.45 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -42 55 £431 -13.75% 36
London -26 25 £425 -19.04% 16
South East -5 14 £300 +9.09% 4
Berkshire +10 11 £331 -
South West -15 7 £526 +5.10% 7
East Midlands +16 4 £325 -
City of London -1 3 £500 +5.26% 9
North West - 3 £413 - 1
Surrey - 2 £270 -
Slough - 2 - -
West Midlands +2 1 £450 +4.65% 4
East of England -3 1 £350 -48.14%
Edinburgh -10 1 £320 -28.88%
Scotland -15 1 £320 -28.88%
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £450 - 3
Glasgow - 1 £320 -
Warrington - 1 £500 -
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
East Kilbride - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 125 (90.58%) Finance
2 114 (82.61%) CIMA
3 39 (28.26%) SAP
4 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (14.49%) Banking
6 17 (12.32%) Telecoms
6 17 (12.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (12.32%) Project Management
7 16 (11.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
8 13 (9.42%) ERP
8 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
9 12 (8.70%) Degree
10 11 (7.97%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (7.97%) Dynamics AX
10 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
10 11 (7.97%) Risk Management
11 10 (7.25%) Migration
11 10 (7.25%) General Ledger
11 10 (7.25%) Oracle
12 9 (6.52%) SAP FI
12 9 (6.52%) SAP CO
12 9 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO
12 9 (6.52%) Change Management
12 9 (6.52%) SC Cleared
12 9 (6.52%) Marketing
12 9 (6.52%) AAT
13 8 (5.80%) COREP
13 8 (5.80%) FINREP
13 8 (5.80%) FATCA

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (1.45%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (7.97%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (6.52%) SAP FI
2 9 (6.52%) SAP CO
2 9 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (3.62%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (2.17%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.45%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.45%) HFM
5 2 (1.45%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.72%) BPCS
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.72%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.17%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.72%) Essbase
General
1 125 (90.58%) Finance
2 20 (14.49%) Banking
3 17 (12.32%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.25%) General Ledger
5 9 (6.52%) Marketing
6 8 (5.80%) Retail
7 6 (4.35%) Legal
8 5 (3.62%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (2.17%) Retail Banking
11 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.72%) Advertising
12 1 (0.72%) Publishing
12 1 (0.72%) Billing
12 1 (0.72%) French Language
Job Titles
1 57 (41.30%) Analyst
2 29 (21.01%) Financial Analyst
3 23 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 20 (14.49%) Consultant
5 11 (7.97%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.07%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (4.35%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 5 (3.62%) Change Analyst
10 4 (2.90%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 4 (2.90%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.90%) Report Analyst
10 4 (2.90%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (2.17%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.17%) Functional Consultant
11 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Consultant
11 3 (2.17%) Financial Business Analyst
11 3 (2.17%) Senior Change Analyst
11 3 (2.17%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.17%) FMCG
4 2 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.45%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.32%) Stakeholder Management
1 17 (12.32%) Project Management
2 13 (9.42%) ERP
3 11 (7.97%) Risk Management
4 10 (7.25%) Migration
5 9 (6.52%) Change Management
6 7 (5.07%) Workflow
6 7 (5.07%) Business Analysis
7 6 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (4.35%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.62%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.62%) Financial Analysis
8 5 (3.62%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.90%) Data Migration
9 4 (2.90%) Information Management
9 4 (2.90%) BPR
9 4 (2.90%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.35%) VBA
2 4 (2.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (82.61%) CIMA
2 12 (8.70%) Degree
3 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.52%) AAT
5 8 (5.80%) CIPFA
6 5 (3.62%) CISA
6 5 (3.62%) QiCA
7 4 (2.90%) ICAEW
8 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.72%) PMP
9 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.72%) CCA
9 1 (0.72%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (5.80%) COREP
2 8 (5.80%) FINREP
2 8 (5.80%) FATCA
3 7 (5.07%) GAAP
4 3 (2.17%) QA
5 2 (1.45%) Solvency II
5 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.45%) COSO
6 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.72%) Basel II
6 1 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (28.26%) SAP
2 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.25%) Oracle
4 5 (3.62%) Ariba
5 4 (2.90%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.17%) CA
7 2 (1.45%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.72%) IBM
8 1 (0.72%) Sun
8 1 (0.72%) Cognos
8 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.72%) Twitter
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