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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB)
Rank 596 594 548
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -46
Contract jobs citing CCAB 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.037% 0.009% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
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£510 £253 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.98% -40.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £253 £425
% change year-on-year
- -40.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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
10726 10600 8778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.22% 19.46% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6064 6039 4703
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 536 472
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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
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 1 May 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 -5 4 £510 +101.98% 3
London - 3 £510 - 1
South East - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £510 -

CCAB
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Local Government
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (25.00%) AAT
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter
3 1 (12.50%) CIMA
3 1 (12.50%) ACCA
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Flash
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management

CCAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Management Accountant
2 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Chief Operating Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) AAT
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) CIMA
2 1 (12.50%) ACCA
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
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