Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for ACCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 208 226
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 -1
Contract jobs citing ACCA 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% 0.035% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.19% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
North West median daily rate £200 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.67% -4.46% -21.50%
10th Percentile £175 £363 £320
90th Percentile £395 £388 £465
England median daily rate £475 £463 £488
% change year-on-year +2.70% -5.13% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.50 - £16.00

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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,098 1,049 1,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.65% 18.25% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 560 829
North West median daily rate £406 £408 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% -1.21% +3.13%
10th Percentile £206 £219 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £419
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.49% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 87 54
North West median hourly rate £31.75 £40.00 £35.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.64% +12.79% +41.18%
10th Percentile £13.38 £15.31 £12.11
90th Percentile £64.35 £55.00 £53.35
England median hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -12.73% +7.84% +13.33%

ACCA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ACCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for ACCA in the North West

ACCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ACCA in the North West

ACCA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ACCA in the North West over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ACCA in the North West

ACCA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ACCA in the North West

ACCA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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
Manchester -20 2 £200 - 4
ACCA
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ACCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for ACCA.

1 4 (100.00%) CIMA
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Advertising
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) Sage
3 2 (50.00%) Sage 200
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (25.00%) AAT
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Banking

ACCA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (50.00%) Sage 200
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Accountant
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Accountant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CIMA
2 1 (25.00%) AAT
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sage