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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 598 582
Rank change year-on-year +46 -16  
Contract jobs citing GAAP 14 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.035% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 17
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £600 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £340 £550
% change year-on-year +39.70% -38.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 4841 5392 5849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.68% 10.99% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3199 3489 3584
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £599 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 183 168
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.33% +40.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.05 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £61.00 £50.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
South East +18 8 £475 +39.70% 2
London +27 6 £475 -19.14%
GAAP
UK

GAAP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (85.71%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) IFRS
3 8 (28.57%) SAP
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (21.43%) Revenue Recognition
5 5 (17.86%) Financial Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) ERP
5 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) Legal
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Banking
6 4 (14.29%) Economics
6 4 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (10.71%) ACCA
7 3 (10.71%) CIMA
7 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (7.14%) PMO
8 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.14%) APMP
8 2 (7.14%) Basel III
8 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) Analytics
8 2 (7.14%) User Stories

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 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.57%) Sage 50
2 1 (3.57%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.57%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.57%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Essbase
1 1 (3.57%) MS Access
General
1 24 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Legal
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.57%) German Language
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Programme Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Accountant
5 3 (10.71%) ERP Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Process Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Programme Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Programme Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Report Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Financial Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Project Accountant
7 1 (3.57%) SAP CO Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (7.14%) Equities
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Revenue Recognition
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) ERP
2 5 (17.86%) Financial Analysis
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Economics
4 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Cash Management
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) Information Management
6 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) ACCA
2 3 (10.71%) CIMA
3 2 (7.14%) APMP
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) MBA
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) IFRS
2 2 (7.14%) Basel III
2 2 (7.14%) COREP
2 2 (7.14%) CRD IV
2 2 (7.14%) PMO
3 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) SAP
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
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