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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 566 597 557
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -40
Contract jobs citing ACCA 54 60 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.53% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 55
Median daily rate £425 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - £18.00

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
10143 11402 12009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.51% 20.60% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6394 6881 6800
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 558 563
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% +53.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 3 December 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 18 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 3 December 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 +7 54 £425 -10.52% 38
London -1 35 £400 -14.66% 15
City of London +9 16 £400 +11.26% 7
South East +12 9 £488 -2.50% 10
South West - 7 £325 - 5
Bristol - 7 £325 - 2
Berkshire -1 6 £488 +18.54% 4
North West +7 2 £450 - 2
Maidenhead +5 2 - -
Manchester +5 2 £450 - 2
Oxfordshire -3 2 £325 -31.57% 1
Abingdon - 2 £325 - 1
Windsor - 2 £488 -
East of England +8 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -2 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £525 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 2

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 93 (87.74%) Finance
2 77 (72.64%) CIMA
3 29 (27.36%) SAP
4 23 (21.70%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
6 18 (16.98%) ERP
6 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
6 18 (16.98%) Banking
7 14 (13.21%) Degree
8 11 (10.38%) SAP CO
8 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (10.38%) SAP FI/CO
8 11 (10.38%) SAP FI
9 10 (9.43%) Project Management
10 9 (8.49%) Migration
10 9 (8.49%) Business Analysis
10 9 (8.49%) AAT
10 9 (8.49%) Marketing
11 8 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.55%) Data Migration
11 8 (7.55%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 8 (7.55%) CRM
11 8 (7.55%) Change Management
12 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
12 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
12 7 (6.60%) VBA
12 7 (6.60%) Oracle
12 7 (6.60%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (6.60%) Validation
12 7 (6.60%) Retail

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 4 (3.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.72%) MS Office
3 5 (4.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (10.38%) SAP CO
1 11 (10.38%) SAP FI
1 11 (10.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (6.60%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (5.66%) SAP BPC
4 4 (3.77%) Changepoint
4 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (3.77%) SAP FI-GL
4 4 (3.77%) SAP PS
5 3 (2.83%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (2.83%) Infor SunSystems
5 3 (2.83%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (2.83%) Sage 200
5 3 (2.83%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.89%) HFM
6 2 (1.89%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) Broadband
2 2 (1.89%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SAP BW
2 4 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.83%) Big Data
3 3 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.83%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (1.89%) Essbase
5 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.94%) MS Access
5 1 (0.94%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.77%) JIRA
General
1 93 (87.74%) Finance
2 18 (16.98%) Banking
3 9 (8.49%) Marketing
4 7 (6.60%) Retail
4 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.66%) General Ledger
6 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.77%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.83%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.89%) Billing
9 2 (1.89%) Legal
10 1 (0.94%) Advertising
10 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.94%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Analyst
2 32 (30.19%) Financial Analyst
3 17 (16.04%) Accountant
4 15 (14.15%) Consultant
5 11 (10.38%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.38%) Finance Business Analyst
5 11 (10.38%) Systems Accountant
6 5 (4.72%) Business Finance Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (3.77%) Assistant Accountant
7 4 (3.77%) Auditor
7 4 (3.77%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (3.77%) IT Auditor
7 4 (3.77%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.77%) SAP Financial Specialist
8 3 (2.83%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) ERP Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) Flash
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.89%) Economics
3 2 (1.89%) FMCG
4 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) ERP
2 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (9.43%) Project Management
4 9 (8.49%) Business Analysis
4 9 (8.49%) Migration
5 8 (7.55%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 8 (7.55%) Change Management
5 8 (7.55%) CRM
5 8 (7.55%) Data Migration
5 8 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (6.60%) Planning and Forecasting
6 7 (6.60%) Validation
7 5 (4.72%) IT Audit
7 5 (4.72%) Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (4.72%) Record to Report
8 4 (3.77%) Analytics
8 4 (3.77%) DevOps
8 4 (3.77%) Order to Cash
8 4 (3.77%) Process Improvement
9 3 (2.83%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.60%) VBA
2 1 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (72.64%) CIMA
2 14 (13.21%) Degree
3 9 (8.49%) AAT
4 5 (4.72%) CISA
5 3 (2.83%) CCA
5 3 (2.83%) ICAEW
5 3 (2.83%) MBA
6 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.94%) CCAB
6 1 (0.94%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.83%) GAAP
3 2 (1.89%) SLA
4 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.94%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Ansible
1 4 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.77%) Puppet
1 4 (3.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) SAP
2 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.60%) Oracle
4 5 (4.72%) Infor
4 5 (4.72%) NetSuite
4 5 (4.72%) Sage
5 4 (3.77%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.83%) CA
6 3 (2.83%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.83%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.83%) Maconomy
6 3 (2.83%) OpenText
6 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.89%) Workday
8 1 (0.94%) BT
8 1 (0.94%) HP
8 1 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.94%) WorldPay
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