The table below looks at the statistics for CCAB in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCAB over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB)
Rank 573 562 517
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -45
Contract jobs citing CCAB 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.051% 0.020% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£700 £253 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+177.22% -23.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £253 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £253 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate - £253 £330
% change year-on-year
- -23.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
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
11797 9772 7983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.74% 19.51% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6872 5269 4290
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 £543 £540 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 457 465
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.60 £46.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

CCAB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCAB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCAB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCAB
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCAB within the UK.

CCAB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCAB
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCAB within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

CCAB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CCAB
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCAB within the UK.

CCAB Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCAB
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCAB within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 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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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 -6 6 £700 +177.22% 7
Liverpool - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -

CCAB
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CCAB 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 CCAB.

1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Flash
4 1 (10.00%) ACCA
4 1 (10.00%) CIMA
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Local Government
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter
4 1 (10.00%) AAT
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

CCAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CCAB 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 CCAB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Auditor
3 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Chief Operating Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Management Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ACCA
1 1 (10.00%) CIMA
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) AAT
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter
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