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 25 February 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
England / West Midlands
Rank 118 123 108
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing ACCA 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.11% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 0.58% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £485 £310 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.45% -31.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £444
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
+178.72% -

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
451 518 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.00% 19.85% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 277 210
Median daily rate £375 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 55
Median hourly rate £20.88 £15.93 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.08% -45.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.75 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing ACCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ACCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ACCA.

1 4 (100.00%) CIMA
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (75.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (75.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (50.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Sage
4 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
4 1 (25.00%) Sage 50

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (75.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (75.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (25.00%) Sage 50
2 1 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP CO Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP FI Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Accountant
2 1 (25.00%) Project Accountant
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Sage