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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 413 393
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20  
Contract jobs citing ACCA 18 14 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.086% 0.064% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.38% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 31
Median daily rate £500 £475 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £273 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £610 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £375 £413
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 3432 3693 3573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.49% 16.96% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2245 2560 2300
Median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 43 91
Median hourly rate £18.85 £18.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.89% -24.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.02 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Moorgate - 2 - -
City of London -4 1 - - 4
Docklands, London - 1 £425 -
ACCA
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 39 (100.00%) Finance
2 31 (79.49%) CIMA
3 14 (35.90%) Banking
4 9 (23.08%) Change Management
5 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (17.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (17.95%) Hyperion
6 7 (17.95%) Process Improvement
7 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 6 (15.38%) ERP
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle
7 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (10.26%) VBA
8 4 (10.26%) FTP
8 4 (10.26%) BPR
8 4 (10.26%) Essbase
8 4 (10.26%) Retail
8 4 (10.26%) Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (7.69%) AAT
9 3 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
9 3 (7.69%) Billing
9 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.69%) SQL
9 3 (7.69%) SAP

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 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (5.13%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (2.56%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Essbase
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Smart View
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.56%) OLAP
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
General
1 39 (100.00%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Billing
4 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.13%) General Ledger
5 2 (5.13%) Law
6 1 (2.56%) Back Office
6 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Finance Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Hyperion Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Accountant
6 2 (5.13%) Auditor
6 2 (5.13%) Business Finance Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Change Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) ERP Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Finance Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Implementation Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Integration Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Master Data Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Equities
2 1 (2.56%) FMCG
2 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Change Management
2 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.95%) Process Improvement
4 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 6 (15.38%) ERP
4 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.26%) BPR
5 4 (10.26%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Information Management
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Stress Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) VBA
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (79.49%) CIMA
2 3 (7.69%) AAT
3 2 (5.13%) CIPFA
3 2 (5.13%) CISA
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) CCAB
4 1 (2.56%) CISSP
4 1 (2.56%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.13%) IFRS
3 1 (2.56%) COSO
3 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Hyperion
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Cognos
4 2 (5.13%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (5.13%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) IFS
5 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £335.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago