The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank - - 120
Contract jobs citing GAAP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.042%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-47.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
GAAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
238 211 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.23% 7.88% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 125 73
Average daily rate £375 £350 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £189 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 24 17
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

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 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) E-business
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (100.00%) SEPA

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-business
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SEPA
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle