The first table below looks at the demand for GAAP skills 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 GAAP over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Midlands region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank - 107 106
Contract jobs citing GAAP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.052% 0.044%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.02% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £493 £325
% change year-on-year
-49.23% +51.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
174 98 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.43% 5.07% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 37 68
Average daily rate £375 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £276 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.21 £58.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -2.77%
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GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAAP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GAAP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

GAAP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

GAAP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

GAAP
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing GAAP 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 GAAP.

1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) German Language

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing GAAP 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 GAAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis