The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Ledger
Rank 75 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.082% -
As % of the General category 0.91% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£298 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
General Ledger
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
771 542 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.21% 44.39% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 246 127
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £18.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

General Ledger
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

General Ledger Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

General Ledger
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

General Ledger Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

General Ledger
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing General Ledger across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

General Ledger Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

General Ledger
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 5 (62.50%) Retail Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) V-Model
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 5 (62.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ETL
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Test Management
1 1 (12.50%) V-Model
1 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
1 1 (12.50%) Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle