The median contractor rate for a Project Accountant was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Project Accountant
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 648 636
Rank change year-on-year +47 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Accountant 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.006% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £350 £300 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -19.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +16.66% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Project Accountant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Project Accountant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Accountant in the UK

Project Accountant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Accountant in the UK

Project Accountant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Accountant in the UK

Project Accountant
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Accountant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +37 6 £350 +16.66% 1
East Midlands -7 2 £350 +16.66%
West Midlands - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
London - 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £350 -

Project Accountant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Project Accountant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Project Accountant in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (41.67%) ACCA
2 5 (41.67%) CIMA
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) IFRS
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) CCAB
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Sage 50
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (8.33%) Sage 200
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Advertising
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet

Project Accountant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Sage 50
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (8.33%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 3 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ACCA
1 5 (41.67%) CIMA
2 2 (16.67%) CCAB
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) IFRS
2 1 (8.33%) GAAP
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Sage
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