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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank - - 101
Contract jobs citing GAAP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £463 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
162 132 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.49% 6.33% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 42 32
Average daily rate £375 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £224 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £10.55 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £19.15 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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