Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 803 845
Rank change year-on-year -35 +42 -19
Contract jobs citing GAAP 18 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.031% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 24
England median daily rate £488 £550 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +27.17% -19.53%
10th Percentile £320 £425 £245
90th Percentile £625 £700 £775
UK median daily rate £400 £550 £433
% change year-on-year -27.27% +27.17% -13.50%
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 10,135 11,229 11,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.76% 12.28% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,491 7,446 7,290
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £225
90th Percentile £625 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 315 409
England median hourly rate £22.10 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.49% -11.11% +4.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.54 £10.58
90th Percentile £50.05 £47.85 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.80% -11.11% +4.41%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -15 12 £575 +4.55% 3
Yorkshire - 3 £400 -
North of England - 3 £400 -
South East -11 2 - -
East of England +2 1 - -
GAAP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GAAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for GAAP.

1 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) IFRS
3 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (33.33%) SAP
4 5 (27.78%) General Ledger
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Reinsurance
5 4 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle FAH
6 3 (16.67%) Pega
6 3 (16.67%) SAP BPC
6 3 (16.67%) SAP FI
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Legal
6 3 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (16.67%) SAP CO
7 2 (11.11%) Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
7 2 (11.11%) C
7 2 (11.11%) SAP ERP
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.11%) ERP
7 2 (11.11%) ACCA
7 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Solvency II
7 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making

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 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle FAH
1 3 (16.67%) SAP BPC
1 3 (16.67%) SAP CO
1 3 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 3 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) General Ledger
3 3 (16.67%) Legal
4 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Accountant
2 6 (33.33%) Financial Accountant
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Assistant Accountant
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Reinsurance Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Project Accountant
6 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Accountant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
3 2 (11.11%) ERP
3 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (5.56%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (5.56%) Internal Audit
4 1 (5.56%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) IFRS
2 2 (11.11%) Solvency II
3 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Pega
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft