Period
to 20 October 2017

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 6 months to 20 October 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 238 280
Rank change year-on-year -4 +42 +13
Contract jobs citing GAAP 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.029% 0.015% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
City of London median daily rate £545 £525 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% -0.47% +11.05%
10th Percentile £403 £513 £467
90th Percentile £671 £538 £586
Central London median daily rate £450 £525 £455
% change year-on-year -14.29% +15.38% -17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

GAAP is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 941 808 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.73% 12.14% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 646 844
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £288
90th Percentile £681 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 11
City of London median hourly rate £15.00 £52.75 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.56% +193.38% +2.74%
10th Percentile £13.51 £17.45 £15.50
90th Percentile £32.23 £143.85 £25.00
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £52.75 £19.62
% change year-on-year -71.56% +168.93% +22.59%

GAAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GAAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAAP in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAAP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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%) Progress
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Velocity
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) PMO

GAAP
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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Progress