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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 113 112 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing ACCA 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.087% 0.25% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 1.53% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.62 -
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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
410 391 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.73% 16.48% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 179 152
Average daily rate £350 £360 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.42 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £12.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ACCA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

ACCA Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) CIMA
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Pegasus
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (25.00%) EDI
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Accountant
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CIMA
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Pegasus
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP