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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank - - 102
Contract jobs citing GAAP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.055%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -35.84%
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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
168 171 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.18% 7.20% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 62 65
Average daily rate £325 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +49.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £235 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 11
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%

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