Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 561 572
Rank change year-on-year -23 +11 -21
Contract jobs citing ACCA 51 58 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.75% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 43
London median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £243 £240 £293
90th Percentile £665 £655 £713
England median daily rate £469 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.11% +0.06% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £175.00 - -
England median hourly rate £175.00 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year +548.15% - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7871 7753 7497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.71% 17.16% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 5015 4949
London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £266 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 113 138
London median hourly rate £21.03 £19.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.36% -3.85% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.30 £12.02
90th Percentile £49.75 £49.84 £46.90
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

ACCA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing ACCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Central London -7 9 £575 +46.50% 7
ACCA
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 48 (94.12%) Finance
2 41 (80.39%) CIMA
3 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (17.65%) ERP
5 8 (15.69%) Cognos
5 8 (15.69%) Banking
6 6 (11.76%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (11.76%) Change Management
6 6 (11.76%) Oracle
7 5 (9.80%) SAP
7 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.80%) Hyperion
7 5 (9.80%) Investment Banking
7 5 (9.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (9.80%) Cognos Planning
7 5 (9.80%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (7.84%) Remediation Plan
8 4 (7.84%) Security Operations
8 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.84%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (7.84%) Degree
8 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) Retail
8 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.84%) Project Management
8 4 (7.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (5.88%) JD Edwards

ACCA
Co-occurring 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 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (9.80%) Cognos Planning
3 4 (7.84%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.92%) CODA-Financials
5 2 (3.92%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.96%) HFM
6 1 (1.96%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (1.96%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) Essbase
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Smart View
2 1 (1.96%) SAP HANA
General
1 48 (94.12%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Finance Manager
3 8 (15.69%) Financial Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Accountant
5 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Cognos Specialist
7 4 (7.84%) Business Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Finance Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Junior
7 4 (7.84%) Junior Business Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Finance Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Master Data Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Finance Systems Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Functional Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Integration Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Project Accountant
9 2 (3.92%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) ERP
2 6 (11.76%) Change Management
3 5 (9.80%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
3 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
4 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.84%) Project Management
4 4 (7.84%) Remediation Plan
4 4 (7.84%) Security Operations
5 3 (5.88%) Analytics
5 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Investment Management
5 3 (5.88%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) Service Management
6 2 (3.92%) Data Analytics
6 2 (3.92%) Fund Accounting
6 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (80.39%) CIMA
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) COSO
3 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.96%) IFRS
3 1 (1.96%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Cognos
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Hyperion
3 5 (9.80%) SAP
4 3 (5.88%) JD Edwards
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) CODA
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Sage
6 1 (1.96%) Yardi