The table below looks at the statistics for GAAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 647 615 596
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -19
Contract jobs citing GAAP 14 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.047% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.50% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 10
Median daily rate £278 £550 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.54% +71.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £375 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £550 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
5132 5401 5080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.50% 9.48% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3264 3506 3096
Median daily rate £425 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 196 207
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.24% +8.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.37 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GAAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAAP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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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 -15 14 £278 -49.54% 4
South East +7 9 £280 -25.33%
Basingstoke - 6 £280 -
Hampshire - 6 £280 -
Berkshire -3 2 £303 -19.33%
London -21 2 - - 3
East of England - 2 £240 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £240 -
Cambridge - 2 £240 -
North West +7 1 - - 1
Burnley - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £330 -
Hungerford - 1 £275 -

GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GAAP 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 GAAP.

1 19 (82.61%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (30.43%) ACCA
3 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) CIMA
5 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) SAP
7 2 (8.70%) Legal
7 2 (8.70%) Advertising
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) ETL
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
7 2 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (8.70%) Time Management
7 2 (8.70%) Solvency II
7 2 (8.70%) Database Security
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables

GAAP
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:

Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (82.61%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Accountant
3 4 (17.39%) Pricing Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Financial Accountant
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Management Accountant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Database Security
1 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
1 2 (8.70%) ETL
1 2 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
1 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (8.70%) Time Management
1 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
2 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.35%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
2 1 (4.35%) Cash Management
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
2 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
2 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (4.35%) Process Management
2 1 (4.35%) Revenue Management
2 1 (4.35%) SDLC
2 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ACCA
2 6 (26.09%) CIMA
3 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Solvency II
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) CODA
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau
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