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 22 June 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.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 168 209
Contract jobs citing GAAP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.029% 0.052%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.26% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £600 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £303 £388
% change year-on-year +57.02% -21.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -

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 494 390 650
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.99% 11.46% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 309 499
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £85.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.45% +256.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £85.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £85.50 £63.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00%  

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
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £410 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
HFG
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago