The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
UK
Rank 598 624 600
Rank change year-on-year +26 -24  
Contract jobs citing GAAP 11 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.032% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 17
Median daily rate £463 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £600 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £340 £550
% change year-on-year +32.35% -38.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5218 5940 6341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.67% 11.16% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3429 3773 3849
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £585 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 200 176
Median hourly rate £20.00 £38.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.38% +40.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

GAAP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

GAAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAAP over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAAP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 11 £463 -7.50% 4
South East +30 7 £450 +32.35% 3
Berkshire +29 4 £450 +32.35% 2
London +22 4 £475 -19.14% 1
Surrey - 2 £800 -
Reading +18 1 - -
Billingshurst - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £200 - 1

GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 with a requirement for GAAP.

1 22 (88.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) IFRS
3 6 (24.00%) SAP
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (20.00%) ERP
4 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Legal
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 4 (16.00%) Economics
5 4 (16.00%) Revenue Recognition
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (12.00%) ACCA
6 3 (12.00%) CIMA
6 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.00%) Banking
6 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Analytics
7 2 (8.00%) User Stories
7 2 (8.00%) APMP
7 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Assets

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.00%) Sage 50
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Essbase
1 1 (4.00%) MS Access
General
1 22 (88.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Legal
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.00%) German Language
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Programme Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Accountant
5 3 (12.00%) ERP Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Process Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Programme Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Programme Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Project Accountant
7 1 (4.00%) SAP CO Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) SAP FI Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.00%) ERP
1 5 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
1 5 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Economics
2 4 (16.00%) Revenue Recognition
3 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) User Stories
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Cash Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) Information Management
5 1 (4.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) ACCA
2 3 (12.00%) CIMA
3 2 (8.00%) APMP
4 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.00%) MBA
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) IFRS
2 2 (8.00%) PMO
3 1 (4.00%) Basel III
3 1 (4.00%) COREP
3 1 (4.00%) CRD IV
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (24.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
Berkshire
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago