The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Ledger
Rank 196 179 142
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -37
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 14 18 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.29% 1.03%
As % of the General category 0.41% 0.51% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 65
Average daily rate £525 £456 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £360 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3450 3516 4918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.46% 56.42% 60.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2548 2719 3655
Average daily rate £485 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 43 74
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
General Ledger
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 26 (81.25%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
3 9 (28.13%) Investment Banking
4 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.88%) Back Office
6 6 (18.75%) Workflow
7 5 (15.63%) Advertising
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.50%) Derivative
8 4 (12.50%) QA
8 4 (12.50%) JIRA
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (12.50%) Murex
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
8 4 (12.50%) Fixed Income
9 3 (9.38%) PMI
9 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
9 3 (9.38%) ACCA
9 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
9 3 (9.38%) SAP
9 3 (9.38%) SQL
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (6.25%) Agresso
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle FAH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (81.25%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
3 9 (28.13%) Investment Banking
4 7 (21.88%) Back Office
5 5 (15.63%) Advertising
6 2 (6.25%) Private Banking
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
6 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Business Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Technical Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Accountant
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) JRules
1 1 (3.13%) JSP
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Derivative
1 4 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 3 (9.38%) PMI
2 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Equities
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (18.75%) Workflow
3 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.25%) Stress Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
6 2 (6.25%) ERP
6 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) ETL
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
1 3 (9.38%) ACCA
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) CIMA
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) COREP
3 1 (3.13%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Murex
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) CODA
5 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.13%) Microgen
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