The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 England 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 476 394 337
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -57
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 114 109 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.25% 0.46%
As % of the General category 0.57% 0.59% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 66 181
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.22 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20142 18566 25234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.24% 43.09% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12736 11532 15275
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 593 781
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £12.00 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
General Ledger
UK

General Ledger
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

General Ledger Jobs Demand Trend in England

General Ledger
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

General Ledger Daily Rate Trend in England

General Ledger
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing General Ledger across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

General Ledger Daily Rate Histogram in England

General Ledger
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

General Ledger Hourly Rate Trend in England

General Ledger
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing General Ledger within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -15 70 £494 +3.94% 23
East of England -17 14 £475 +8.57% 2
South East -20 12 £331 -30.26% 4
North West -11 8 £305 -35.78% 3
North East -24 3 £393 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £500 -
South West -31 2 £489 +39.64% 1
West Midlands -19 1 £450 +66.66% 1
East Midlands - - - -
General Ledger
UK

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 159 (72.94%) Finance
2 62 (28.44%) SAP
3 58 (26.61%) Oracle
3 58 (26.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 53 (24.31%) Banking
5 44 (20.18%) SQL
5 44 (20.18%) SAP FI
6 40 (18.35%) Investment Banking
7 38 (17.43%) SAP CO
7 38 (17.43%) SAP FI/CO
8 33 (15.14%) Oracle Payables
9 27 (12.39%) Business Analysis
9 27 (12.39%) Oracle Receivables
10 26 (11.93%) Cash Management
11 25 (11.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (11.01%) Oracle EBS R12
13 22 (10.09%) Migration
14 21 (9.63%) Oracle Reports
15 20 (9.17%) ACCA
15 20 (9.17%) Derivative
16 19 (8.72%) Asset Management
17 18 (8.26%) Workflow
17 18 (8.26%) Project Management
17 18 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (8.26%) Java
17 18 (8.26%) SAP FI-GL
18 17 (7.80%) Back Office
19 16 (7.34%) Oracle EBS
19 16 (7.34%) Oracle Assets
20 15 (6.88%) QA

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 5 (2.29%) WebSphere
1 5 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.92%) CMS
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 58 (26.61%) Oracle General Ledger
2 44 (20.18%) SAP FI
3 38 (17.43%) SAP CO
3 38 (17.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 33 (15.14%) Oracle Payables
5 27 (12.39%) Oracle Receivables
6 24 (11.01%) Oracle EBS R12
7 18 (8.26%) SAP FI-GL
8 16 (7.34%) Oracle EBS
8 16 (7.34%) Oracle Assets
9 14 (6.42%) Oracle Financials
10 12 (5.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 10 (4.59%) Agresso
11 10 (4.59%) Oracle Applications
11 10 (4.59%) Oracle Cash Management
12 7 (3.21%) SunGard GMI
13 6 (2.75%) Oracle iProcurement
14 5 (2.29%) Oracle Payroll
15 4 (1.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 3 (1.38%) Oracle AGIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.63%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (6.88%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.42%) SAP BW
4 12 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.21%) Oracle Discoverer
6 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.92%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.92%) MS Access
9 2 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.46%) DB2
10 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (4.59%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (3.21%) FitNesse
2 7 (3.21%) LSMW
3 5 (2.29%) JIRA
3 5 (2.29%) Toad
4 3 (1.38%) Selenium
5 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
General
1 159 (72.94%) Finance
2 53 (24.31%) Banking
3 40 (18.35%) Investment Banking
4 17 (7.80%) Back Office
5 10 (4.59%) Front Office
6 7 (3.21%) Retail
6 7 (3.21%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.75%) Legal
7 6 (2.75%) Billing
8 5 (2.29%) Advertising
9 3 (1.38%) German Language
9 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.92%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (30.73%) Analyst
2 37 (16.97%) Business Analyst
3 31 (14.22%) Consultant
4 30 (13.76%) Project Manager
5 20 (9.17%) Developer
6 18 (8.26%) SAP Consultant
7 17 (7.80%) Architect
8 16 (7.34%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (6.42%) SAP Architect
9 14 (6.42%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 12 (5.50%) Financial Analyst
10 12 (5.50%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 10 (4.59%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.13%) SAP FI Consultant
12 9 (4.13%) Oracle Consultant
12 9 (4.13%) Oracle Analyst
12 9 (4.13%) Test Manager
13 8 (3.67%) Senior Manager
14 7 (3.21%) SAP Analyst
14 7 (3.21%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.29%) JRules
2 3 (1.38%) JSP
2 3 (1.38%) XML
3 2 (0.92%) .NET
3 2 (0.92%) HTML
3 2 (0.92%) Servlets
3 2 (0.92%) Struts
3 2 (0.92%) Web Services
3 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.92%) CSS
3 2 (0.92%) SAP XI
3 2 (0.92%) jQuery
3 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.46%) Ext JS
4 1 (0.46%) Spring
4 1 (0.46%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.46%) Middleware
4 1 (0.46%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.17%) Derivative
2 9 (4.13%) Fixed Income
2 9 (4.13%) Equities
2 9 (4.13%) AS400
3 8 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.67%) PMI
4 6 (2.75%) Reference Data
5 5 (2.29%) FMCG
5 5 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.29%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.83%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.83%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.38%) Open Source
7 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.92%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.46%) iSeries
9 1 (0.46%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.75%) UNIX
2 4 (1.83%) Windows
2 4 (1.83%) Solaris
3 1 (0.46%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.39%) Business Analysis
2 26 (11.93%) Cash Management
3 25 (11.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (10.09%) Migration
5 19 (8.72%) Asset Management
6 18 (8.26%) Workflow
6 18 (8.26%) Project Management
6 18 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (6.42%) ERP
8 14 (6.42%) Data Analysis
8 14 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.50%) Test Strategy
10 11 (5.05%) Change Management
10 11 (5.05%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.59%) CRM
11 10 (4.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (4.13%) Data Cleansing
13 8 (3.67%) ETL
13 8 (3.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.18%) SQL
2 18 (8.26%) Java
3 13 (5.96%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.38%) C#
5 3 (1.38%) VBA
6 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.92%) Ruby
6 2 (0.92%) R
7 1 (0.46%) RPG/400
7 1 (0.46%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.46%) RPG III
7 1 (0.46%) X++
7 1 (0.46%) ABAP
7 1 (0.46%) RPG
Qualifications
1 20 (9.17%) ACCA
2 12 (5.50%) CIMA
3 11 (5.05%) ISEB
4 10 (4.59%) PMI Certification
5 8 (3.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.83%) Degree
6 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.92%) PMP
9 1 (0.46%) CCA
9 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.88%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) Solvency II
2 4 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.92%) GAAP
3 2 (0.92%) COREP
3 2 (0.92%) Basel III
4 1 (0.46%) EMIR
4 1 (0.46%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (28.44%) SAP
2 58 (26.61%) Oracle
3 12 (5.50%) Murex
4 11 (5.05%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.67%) Informatica
6 7 (3.21%) Microgen
6 7 (3.21%) SunGard
7 5 (2.29%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.83%) Sage
8 4 (1.83%) CODA
8 4 (1.83%) Sun
8 4 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.38%) Citrix
9 3 (1.38%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.92%) webMethods
10 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.92%) Temenos
10 2 (0.92%) Calypso
10 2 (0.92%) Sybase
10 2 (0.92%) Actimize
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