The table below looks at the statistics for GAAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 566 590 555
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -35
Contract jobs citing GAAP 27 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.62% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 1
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£455 £425 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +129.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -35.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4335 4433 3700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 7.86% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2689 2180
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 183 155
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.72% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.71 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £52.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GAAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GAAP
Daily Rate Trend

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

GAAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GAAP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAAP within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

GAAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GAAP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GAAP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GAAP
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAAP within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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 +14 25 £455 +7.05% 5
London +20 21 £450 +5.88% 4
City of London +27 8 £438 +25.00% 2

GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GAAP 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 GAAP.

1 62 (98.41%) Finance
2 22 (34.92%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (31.75%) SQL
4 19 (30.16%) SAP
5 15 (23.81%) Oracle
6 12 (19.05%) Oracle General Ledger
7 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
7 11 (17.46%) Cognos
8 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (15.87%) Hyperion
8 10 (15.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 9 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (14.29%) Oracle AGIS
9 9 (14.29%) Oracle FAH
9 9 (14.29%) Sun
9 9 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (12.70%) Cognos TM1
10 8 (12.70%) TOWER Software
10 8 (12.70%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (12.70%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (11.11%) Solvency II
11 7 (11.11%) ACCA
11 7 (11.11%) Project Management
12 6 (9.52%) Legal
12 6 (9.52%) CIMA
12 6 (9.52%) Migration
12 6 (9.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (9.52%) Data Migration
12 6 (9.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GAAP 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 GAAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle AGIS
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle FAH
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (12.70%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (9.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.35%) SAP BPC
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (4.76%) SAP FI-GL
6 3 (4.76%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (1.59%) SAP R/3
7 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
7 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.92%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (15.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.94%) SAP BW
4 4 (6.35%) Data Mart
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.17%) OLAP
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 62 (98.41%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Legal
2 6 (9.52%) General Ledger
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Analyst
2 14 (22.22%) Consultant
3 11 (17.46%) Test Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Architect
4 10 (15.87%) Business Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 9 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) SAP BPC Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.17%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.17%) TM1 Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Data Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (12.70%) Data Cleansing
3 7 (11.11%) Project Management
4 6 (9.52%) Migration
4 6 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 5 (7.94%) Investment Management
5 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
5 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.76%) ERP
6 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (3.17%) ETL
7 2 (3.17%) Wealth Management
8 1 (1.59%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.59%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.59%) Business Development
8 1 (1.59%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.59%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.59%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) SQL
2 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) ACCA
2 6 (9.52%) CIMA
2 6 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) ICAEW
4 1 (1.59%) CFA
4 1 (1.59%) HND
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) FINREP
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) SAP
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle
3 11 (17.46%) Cognos
4 10 (15.87%) Hyperion
5 9 (14.29%) Sun
6 8 (12.70%) TOWER Software
7 4 (6.35%) IBM
8 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.17%) Applix
10 1 (1.59%) CA
10 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
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