Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 804 844 838
Rank change year-on-year +40 -6 -33
Contract jobs citing GAAP 27 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.030% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 20
England median daily rate £550 £433 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.17% -6.49% -3.90%
10th Percentile £381 £191 £300
90th Percentile £700 £775 £550
UK median daily rate £550 £433 £450
% change year-on-year +27.17% -3.89% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 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 11859 11077 12385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.63% 11.29% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7812 7289 7988
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £238
90th Percentile £638 £600 £590
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 394 430
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.67 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.77% +4.75% +10.97%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.82 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.87 £47.18 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +15.38%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
London -4 20 £550 +18.92% 2
South East +8 6 £550 +93.83%
East of England - 1 - -
GAAP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region with a requirement for GAAP.

1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) Reinsurance
3 6 (22.22%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) WinForms
3 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 6 (22.22%) SDLC
3 6 (22.22%) Conceptual Models
4 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (18.52%) ERP
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (14.81%) SAP
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Use Case
5 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (14.81%) Service Design
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Assets

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:

Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (3.70%) SAP SEM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Reinsurance Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Head of Security
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Manager
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
5 3 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Insurance Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
1 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 6 (22.22%) WinForms
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Reinsurance
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Conceptual Models
1 6 (22.22%) SDLC
2 5 (18.52%) ERP
2 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Service Design
3 4 (14.81%) Use Case
4 3 (11.11%) Database Security
4 3 (11.11%) Line Management
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) IFRS
1 3 (11.11%) PMO
1 3 (11.11%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Workday
4 1 (3.70%) Borland
4 1 (3.70%) Progress
4 1 (3.70%) Sage