The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Ledger
Rank 137 182 191
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +9
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 13 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.74% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Average daily rate £575 £481 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £405 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.75 -
General Ledger
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1755 2671 3285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 55.77% 52.16% 55.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 2077 2462
Average daily rate £525 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 49
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.87 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.88% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.19 £13.23 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

General Ledger
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing General Ledger across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

General Ledger Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

General Ledger
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing General Ledger across the City of London region.

General Ledger Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

General Ledger
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing General Ledger across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

General Ledger Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

General Ledger
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing General Ledger across the City of London region.

General Ledger Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing General Ledger also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited General Ledger.

1 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Banking
3 10 (47.62%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (23.81%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) COREP
7 5 (23.81%) IT Governance
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (23.81%) Back Office
8 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
8 4 (19.05%) Advertising
8 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (14.29%) Cash Management
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
9 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Project Management
10 2 (9.52%) GAAP
10 2 (9.52%) ERP
10 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing General Ledger also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited General Ledger. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Banking
3 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 5 (23.81%) Back Office
5 4 (19.05%) Advertising
5 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Liquidity Business Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Report Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Tester
6 3 (14.29%) UAT Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Functional Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Implementation Project Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Reinsurance
2 1 (4.76%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (4.76%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Equities
2 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) IT Governance
1 5 (23.81%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Cash Management
2 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
2 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) ERP
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) E-business
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) COREP
2 2 (9.52%) GAAP
3 1 (4.76%) Basel III
3 1 (4.76%) CRD IV
3 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) CODA
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) NetSuite