Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 21 January 2018 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)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 789 817
Rank change year-on-year -14 +28 -28
Contract jobs citing GAAP 23 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.034% 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 21
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £300 £178 £340
90th Percentile £700 £775 £650
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
England median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11,809 10,242 11,813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.99% 11.48% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,796 6,752 7,506
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £241
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +5.29% +5.20% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 363 425
England median hourly rate £20.60 £23.34 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.74% -3.67% +21.15%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.82 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £23.34 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.03% -6.64% +25.00%

GAAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GAAP in England

GAAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAAP in England

GAAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAAP in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAAP in England

GAAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAAP in England

GAAP
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 GAAP within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
London -42 19 £600 +26.32% 3
South East -24 3 £300 -33.33%
North of England - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
GAAP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for GAAP.

1 10 (43.48%) Web Services
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (43.48%) SaaS
1 10 (43.48%) PaaS
1 10 (43.48%) IaaS
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) Private Cloud
4 6 (26.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (26.09%) OpenStack
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) Ruby
4 6 (26.09%) Supplier Management
4 6 (26.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) PHP
6 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) VPN
6 4 (17.39%) Firewall
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (17.39%) JIRA
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
6 4 (17.39%) iSCSI

GAAP
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.70%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (43.48%) IaaS
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (43.48%) PaaS
1 10 (43.48%) SaaS
2 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
1 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Big Data
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Head of Security
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (13.04%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (13.04%) SSRS Developer
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Accountant
5 1 (4.35%) Business Finance Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Master Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (17.39%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Private Cloud
2 6 (26.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (17.39%) Public Cloud
4 3 (13.04%) Reinsurance
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (26.09%) Supplier Management
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (17.39%) SDLC
2 4 (17.39%) Service Design
2 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Database Security
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
4 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
1 8 (34.78%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Ruby
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) PHP
4 4 (17.39%) Scala
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) IFRS
1 3 (13.04%) PMO
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) vCloud
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) F5
2 4 (17.39%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.35%) Progress
3 1 (4.35%) Sage