The table below looks at the statistics for IAS 39 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IAS 39 over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement
Rank - 568 -
Contract jobs citing IAS 39 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.053% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4422 3789 4182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 7.33% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2774 2302 2411
Average daily rate £400 £425 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +0.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 148 211
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.45 £41.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

IAS 39
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IAS 39 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

IAS 39 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IAS 39
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IAS 39 within the UK.

IAS 39 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IAS 39
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IAS 39 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
London - - - -
England - - - -

IAS 39
Top 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IAS 39 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 IAS 39.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) ACCA
1 2 (100.00%) CIMA
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) SAP ERP
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) IT2
1 2 (100.00%) Cash Management

IAS 39
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IAS 39 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 IAS 39. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Cash Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ACCA
1 2 (100.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) IT2