Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 791 854
Rank change year-on-year -64 +63 -37
Contract jobs citing GAAP 16 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.043% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.37% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 16
England median daily rate £575 £525 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +78.72% -41.25%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £248
90th Percentile £625 £775 £569
UK median daily rate £488 £525 £294
% change year-on-year -7.14% +78.72% -41.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £43.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.30% - -
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year +30.30% - -

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 11,200 10,337 11,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.88% 11.70% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,197 6,746 7,364
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £228
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.71% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 336 383
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.58% -15.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +17.50% -9.09% +2.09%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -47 11 £575 +6.98% 3
North of England - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
South East -32 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £575 -
North West - 1 - -
GAAP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Reinsurance
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) IFRS
4 4 (25.00%) ERP
4 4 (25.00%) General Ledger
5 3 (18.75%) ACCA
6 2 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 2 (12.50%) SAP ERP
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Solvency II
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Hyperion
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (12.50%) SAP
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel

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 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (12.50%) SAP ERP
2 1 (6.25%) HFM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Essbase
General
1 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Dutch Language
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.25%) French Language
4 1 (6.25%) German Language
4 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Accountant
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Financial Accountant
2 3 (18.75%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Reinsurance Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Assistant Accountant
4 1 (6.25%) E-Business Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Finance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Project Accountant
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Accountant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (31.25%) Reinsurance
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Accounts Payable
4 1 (6.25%) Accounts Receivable
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Media Management
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ACCA
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) IFRS
2 2 (12.50%) Solvency II
3 1 (6.25%) COREP
3 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Hyperion
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter
2 1 (6.25%) WorldPay
2 1 (6.25%) Yardi