The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for ACCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 101 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing ACCA 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.076% 0.056% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -15.38% +14.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 197 249 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.94% 13.93% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 128 117
Median daily rate £403 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £183 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £680 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £51.00 £48.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +220.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

ACCA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

ACCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ACCA in Manchester

ACCA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ACCA in Manchester

ACCA
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ACCA.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) CIPFA
1 1 (100.00%) CIMA
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SAP S/4HANA

ACCA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (100.00%) SAP S/4HANA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CO Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Financial Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CIMA
1 1 (100.00%) CIPFA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP