Period
to 28 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for ACCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 180 120 211
Rank change year-on-year -60 +91 +44
Contract jobs citing ACCA 6 4 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 1.18% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
10th Percentile £503 £470 £468
25th Percentile £506 £486 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £528 £525 £650
Median % change year-on-year +0.48% -19.23% +8.33%
75th Percentile £610 £556 £681
90th Percentile £697 £568 £738
Central London median daily rate £528 £525 £650
% change year-on-year +0.48% -19.23% +33.33%

ACCA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 526 339 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.31% 17.53% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 232 676
10th Percentile £313 £274 £289
25th Percentile £425 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £595 £613
90th Percentile £689 £659 £694
Central London median daily rate £534 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +6.75% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
10th Percentile £19.48 £23.58 £10.50
25th Percentile £20.94 £32.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate £33.50 £36.75 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -8.84% +79.27% +9.63%
75th Percentile £42.00 £40.94 £38.51
90th Percentile £55.05 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £33.50 £36.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.84% +63.33% +20.32%

ACCA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing ACCA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for ACCA in the City of London

ACCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ACCA in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for ACCA in the City of London

ACCA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ACCA in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for ACCA in the City of London

ACCA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ACCA in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for ACCA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, IT contractor jobs citing ACCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ACCA.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) CIMA
2 3 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (33.33%) IFRS
3 2 (33.33%) Workshop Facilitation
3 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (16.67%) Derivative
4 1 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (16.67%) CFA
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) QlikView
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC

ACCA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Power Platform
1 1 (16.67%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Metadata
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
1 1 (16.67%) Power Query
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) Influencing Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Finance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Workshop Facilitation
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Data Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
2 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Workshops
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CIMA
2 1 (16.67%) CFA
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) IFRS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (16.67%) GAAP
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
2 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Calypso
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Murex
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Tagetik