Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 596 561
Rank change year-on-year +29 -35 +29
Contract jobs citing GAAP 20 7 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.048% 0.015% 0.089%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.40% 0.14% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 38
London median daily rate £538 £538 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.88% +57.69%
10th Percentile £425 £406 £381
90th Percentile £605 £631 £550
England median daily rate £525 £294 £500
% change year-on-year +78.72% -41.25% +53.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.00 - -

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5015 4859 5301
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.02% 10.71% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 3464 3811
London median daily rate £490 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £256
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 48 52
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £12.88 £13.35 £13.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £121.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.56% +4.65% +7.50%

GAAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GAAP in London

GAAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAAP in London

GAAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAAP in London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAAP in London

GAAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAAP in London

GAAP
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 GAAP within the London region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
City of London +6 1 £390 -22.00%
Westminster - 1 £450 -
GAAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 London region with a requirement for GAAP.

1 16 (80.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Reinsurance
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) WinForms
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (30.00%) SDLC
3 6 (30.00%) Conceptual Models
4 5 (25.00%) Solvency II
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (25.00%) SAP
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Use Case
5 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (20.00%) IFRS
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) ERP
7 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
7 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.00%) Legal
7 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO

GAAP
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 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (5.00%) SAP SEM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Reinsurance Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Reinsurance Project Manager
5 3 (15.00%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Insurance Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Report Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) SAP CO Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) SAP FI Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (30.00%) WinForms
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Reinsurance
2 2 (10.00%) Equities
2 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Conceptual Models
1 6 (30.00%) SDLC
2 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Use Case
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Solvency II
2 4 (20.00%) IFRS
3 2 (10.00%) Basel III
3 2 (10.00%) COREP
3 2 (10.00%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle