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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Ledger
Rank 167 199 168
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -31
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 28 19 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.27% 0.68%
As % of the General category 0.96% 0.46% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 46
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£475 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £373 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2918 4146 4678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.95% 58.31% 59.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2193 3121 3540
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 75 63
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.93 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% +0.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £47.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
General Ledger
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 29 (72.50%) Finance
2 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 14 (35.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (27.50%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 10 (25.00%) ERP
5 9 (22.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (17.50%) Cash Management
7 7 (17.50%) Banking
7 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
7 7 (17.50%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (15.00%) Billing
8 6 (15.00%) Workflow
8 6 (15.00%) CODA
9 5 (12.50%) Agresso
9 5 (12.50%) Siebel
9 5 (12.50%) ETL
9 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.50%) SQL
9 5 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (10.00%) QA
10 4 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) Migration
10 4 (10.00%) CODA-Financials
10 4 (10.00%) ITIL
10 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (7.50%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (2.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (22.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (17.50%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (12.50%) Agresso
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (10.00%) CODA-Financials
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (5.00%) Siebel Analytics
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle FAH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 29 (72.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
2 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Billing
4 2 (5.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Data Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Accountant
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (5.00%) Derivative
2 1 (2.50%) PMI
2 1 (2.50%) Equities
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ERP
2 7 (17.50%) Cash Management
3 6 (15.00%) Workflow
4 5 (12.50%) ETL
4 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) CRM
6 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.00%) Analytics
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Stress Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) VBA
4 1 (2.50%) Korn
4 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.50%) CIMA
2 1 (2.50%) ACCA
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) COREP
3 1 (2.50%) Basel III
3 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) CODA
3 5 (12.50%) Siebel
4 3 (7.50%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (7.50%) Business Objects
4 3 (7.50%) Pegasus
5 2 (5.00%) Informatica
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat