Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCAB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 864 842
Rank change year-on-year +15 -22 -21
Contract jobs citing CCAB 6 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.007% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.034% 0.035% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 20
England median daily rate £400 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £284 £284 £346
90th Percentile £520 £600 £650
UK median daily rate £400 £600 £450
% change year-on-year -33.33% +33.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
England median hourly rate £18.45 £25.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.22% -44.44% -
10th Percentile £17.88 £25.00 £42.50
90th Percentile £19.01 £25.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.45 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -26.22% -44.44% -

CCAB 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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17792 19904 20620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.76% 20.46% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10928 12418 12556
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £230 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 826 767 995
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.74 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%

CCAB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CCAB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CCAB in England

CCAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCAB in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCAB in England

CCAB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCAB in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCAB in England

CCAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCAB in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCAB in England

CCAB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCAB within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands +19 2 - -
East Midlands 0 2 - -
London -19 2 £475 +35.71% 2
South West -8 1 - -
South East - 1 £255 -
CCAB
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCAB 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 England region with a requirement for CCAB.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MAPM
3 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) AAT
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) Work Breakdown Structure

CCAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Accountant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Management Accountant
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Accountant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) AAT
1 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) MAPM
1 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Sun