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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 434 402
Rank change year-on-year +26 -32  
Contract jobs citing GAAP 6 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.029% 0.017% 0.098%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.25% 0.16% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 21
Median daily rate £475 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £515 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £289 £550
% change year-on-year +38.52% -47.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 2441 2463 2447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.86% 10.69% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1736 1770 1710
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 19
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +8.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £14.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £29.50 £113.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -27.27% +13.79%  

GAAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing GAAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) IFRS
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Equities
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) APMP
4 2 (22.22%) Basel III
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) CRD IV
4 2 (22.22%) COREP
4 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) PMO
5 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
5 1 (11.11%) Revenue Recognition
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Report Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Public Sector Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP CO Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP FI Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Financial Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
1 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (11.11%) Revenue Recognition
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) IFRS
2 2 (22.22%) Basel III
2 2 (22.22%) COREP
2 2 (22.22%) CRD IV
2 2 (22.22%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft