The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 116 109 107
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing ACCA 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.32% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 1.78% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
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£375 £435 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £435 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +24.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
440 450 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.69% 17.77% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 212 150
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.42 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ACCA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ACCA across the West Midlands region.

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ACCA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ACCA across the West Midlands region.

ACCA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ACCA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ACCA 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 ACCA.

1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (33.33%) CIMA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Pegasus
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (33.33%) EDI

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ACCA 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 ACCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Accountant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CIMA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Pegasus
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle