The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ACCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
England / London
Rank 385 408 390
Rank change year-on-year +23 -18  
Contract jobs citing ACCA 21 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.83% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 25
Median daily rate £474 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.20% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -14.10% +14.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year +178.72% -  

ACCA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3339 3862 3532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.15% 17.45% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2262 2725 2316
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 84
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -18.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

ACCA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing ACCA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ACCA in London

ACCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ACCA in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ACCA in London

ACCA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ACCA in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ACCA in London

ACCA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ACCA in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ACCA in London

ACCA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London -3 3 £325 -28.76% 5
ACCA
England

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ACCA 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 London region with a requirement for ACCA.

1 51 (91.07%) Finance
2 39 (69.64%) CIMA
3 18 (32.14%) ERP
4 15 (26.79%) Banking
5 11 (19.64%) Change Management
5 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (16.07%) Procure-to-Pay
6 9 (16.07%) Oracle
6 9 (16.07%) SAP
6 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Degree
7 8 (14.29%) CISA
7 8 (14.29%) Validation
7 8 (14.29%) IT Audit
8 7 (12.50%) Process Improvement
8 7 (12.50%) Project Management
8 7 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.71%) Retail
9 6 (10.71%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (10.71%) Hyperion
9 6 (10.71%) AAT
10 5 (8.93%) MS Office
10 5 (8.93%) Marketing
11 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
11 4 (7.14%) Migration
11 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 4 (7.14%) VBA

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.36%) NetSuite
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.57%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (3.57%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.79%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) WebEx
2 1 (1.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Essbase
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Smart View
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.79%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.79%) OLAP
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 51 (91.07%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Retail
4 5 (8.93%) Marketing
5 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.36%) Billing
6 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.57%) General Ledger
7 2 (3.57%) Legal
7 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.79%) Back Office
8 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.79%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Financial Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Accountant
3 8 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) Auditor
4 7 (12.50%) IT Auditor
5 5 (8.93%) Finance Business Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Systems Accountant
6 3 (5.36%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Business Finance Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) ERP Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Finance Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Hyperion Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Implementation Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Equities
2 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.79%) FMCG
3 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Unix
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) ERP
2 11 (19.64%) Change Management
3 9 (16.07%) Procure-to-Pay
3 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (14.29%) IT Audit
4 8 (14.29%) Validation
5 7 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
5 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.14%) BPR
6 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) CRM
6 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) Migration
6 4 (7.14%) Order to Cash
6 4 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
6 4 (7.14%) Record to Report
7 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.36%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) VBA
2 2 (3.57%) C++
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (69.64%) CIMA
2 8 (14.29%) CISA
2 8 (14.29%) Degree
3 6 (10.71%) AAT
4 3 (5.36%) MBA
5 2 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (1.79%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) IFRS
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
1 9 (16.07%) SAP
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) Hyperion
4 3 (5.36%) CA
4 3 (5.36%) Maconomy
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) Cognos
5 2 (3.57%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.57%) Sun
5 2 (3.57%) Sybase
6 1 (1.79%) IFS
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