The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for GAAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
London / City of London
Rank - 152 179
Contract jobs citing GAAP 0 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.65% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Median daily rate - £500 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £340 £550
% change year-on-year +32.35% -38.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

GAAP is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 441 363 535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.54% 11.02% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 268 389
Median daily rate £500 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Median hourly rate £13.75 £26.75 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.59% +39.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

GAAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing GAAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for GAAP in the City of London

GAAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GAAP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for GAAP in the City of London

GAAP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GAAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for GAAP.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) APMP
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) PMO

GAAP
Top Related 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO