Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
England > South West
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 175 217
Rank change year-on-year -15 +42 -7
Contract jobs citing IFRS 9 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.51% 0.046%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.26% 3.81% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 3
South West median daily rate £525 £471 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.41% +30.90% -24.21%
10th Percentile £443 £388 £286
90th Percentile £625 £573 £633
England median daily rate £550 £485 £500
% change year-on-year +13.40% -3.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 717 761 872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.77% 13.44% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 556 611
South West median daily rate £410 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +4.33% -5.30%
10th Percentile £263 £210 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 40
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -6.75% +1.88%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.60 £15.88
90th Percentile £47.50 £65.75 £45.08
England median hourly rate £21.01 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.62% +2.27% +10.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IFRS in the South West over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 12 December 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
Wiltshire -11 6 £550 +17.65%
Bristol -18 3 £425 +15.65%
IFRS
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IFRS 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 South West region with a requirement for IFRS.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) SAS
2 6 (66.67%) IFRS 9
3 5 (55.56%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) ETL
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) BT
6 2 (22.22%) Billing
6 2 (22.22%) Information Management
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) ERP
6 2 (22.22%) SAP
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) Base SAS
6 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (22.22%) SAS EBI
6 2 (22.22%) SAP ERP
6 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
7 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Telecoms

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 6 (66.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) Base SAS
3 2 (22.22%) SAS EBI
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Billing
5 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) SAS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Finance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Information Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) BT
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) SAP