Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for IFRS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IFRS over the 6 months to 21 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.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 191 190
Rank change year-on-year -23 -1 +17
Contract jobs citing IFRS 4 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.068% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.63% 2.37% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 14
South West median daily rate £498 £475 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.74% +0.80% -14.32%
10th Percentile £496 £413 £409
90th Percentile £499 £625 £601
England median daily rate £550 £488 £486
% change year-on-year +12.82% +0.41% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £36.50 -

IFRS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 636 718 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.84% 13.05% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 433 497
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.58% +1.32%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £556
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 46
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -14.11% +35.83%
10th Percentile £13.10 £14.03 £25.00
90th Percentile £51.45 £47.50 £55.38
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £24.06
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.87% +11.65%

IFRS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing IFRS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for IFRS in the South West

IFRS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IFRS in the South West

IFRS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IFRS within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Bristol -15 3 £498 +17.06%
Wiltshire -11 1 - -
IFRS
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IFRS 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 South West region with a requirement for IFRS.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (25.00%) Solvency II
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects

IFRS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau