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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GAAP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £381 £250
% change year-on-year
-25.57% +52.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
232 201 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.18% 8.09% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 107 95
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £264 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £384
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 27
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.22% +91.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.03 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £64.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing GAAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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