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 3 months to 24 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)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 621 594
Rank change year-on-year +64 -27  
Contract jobs citing GAAP 25 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.059% 0.022% 0.061%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.51% 0.20% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 26
Median daily rate £525 £330 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £303 £388
% change year-on-year +57.02% -21.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
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 England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4916 5557 5832
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.58% 11.26% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3190 3623 3818
Median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 199 189
Median hourly rate £25.12 £28.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.28% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £48.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  

GAAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 15 £550 -8.33% 1
South East +33 6 £500 +51.51%
East of England -2 4 £210 -12.50%
GAAP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 32 (88.89%) Finance
2 14 (38.89%) IFRS
3 9 (25.00%) Revenue Recognition
3 9 (25.00%) Reinsurance
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.67%) SQL
5 6 (16.67%) .NET
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle
5 6 (16.67%) SAP
5 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 6 (16.67%) WinForms
5 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (16.67%) SDLC
5 6 (16.67%) Conceptual Models
5 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Solvency II
6 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (13.89%) ERP
7 4 (11.11%) C
7 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (11.11%) Use Case
8 3 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables

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 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.78%) Sage 50
3 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.78%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (2.78%) SAP SEM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) MS Access
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) German Language
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Accountant
3 6 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Reinsurance Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Programme Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) ERP Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle Programme Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Reinsurance Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) SAP Financial Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Compliance Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Financial Accountant
7 2 (5.56%) Insurance Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Report Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
1 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 6 (16.67%) WinForms
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Reinsurance
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Equities
3 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Revenue Recognition
2 6 (16.67%) Conceptual Models
2 6 (16.67%) SDLC
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) ERP
3 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (11.11%) Use Case
5 3 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.56%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ACCA
2 2 (5.56%) CIMA
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) IFRS
2 5 (13.89%) Solvency II
3 2 (5.56%) Basel III
3 2 (5.56%) COREP
3 2 (5.56%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) HP
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