The 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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Ledger
Rank 434 459 409
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -50
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 143 113 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.73% 0.58% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 60 56
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £22.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £19.00
General Ledger
UK

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19478 19434 18505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.51% 39.13% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12294 12296 11476
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 539 584
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 86 £450 -5.26% 9
South East -12 19 £450 +9.09% 3
North West -14 11 £525 +72.13% 2
East of England +7 7 £480 +1.05% 2
West Midlands +5 7 £400 -11.11% 1
North East -1 6 £425 +8.31%
South West +13 2 £738 +50.89% 1
East Midlands - 2 £438 -
Yorkshire -26 1 £500 - 3
General Ledger
UK

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 208 (83.53%) Finance
2 93 (37.35%) Oracle
2 93 (37.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 79 (31.73%) SAP
4 60 (24.10%) SQL
5 56 (22.49%) Oracle Payables
6 55 (22.09%) Banking
7 46 (18.47%) SAP FI
8 45 (18.07%) Oracle EBS R12
9 44 (17.67%) Oracle Receivables
10 40 (16.06%) Cash Management
11 36 (14.46%) Oracle EBS
12 34 (13.65%) PL/SQL
12 34 (13.65%) ERP
12 34 (13.65%) Workflow
13 31 (12.45%) SAP CO
13 31 (12.45%) SAP FI/CO
13 31 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (12.45%) Oracle Cash Management
14 29 (11.65%) Oracle Reports
15 27 (10.84%) Oracle Forms
15 27 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (10.44%) Oracle Financials
17 25 (10.04%) Migration
17 25 (10.04%) Investment Banking
18 24 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
19 23 (9.24%) Oracle Workflow
19 23 (9.24%) Security Cleared
20 22 (8.84%) Oracle Assets
21 21 (8.43%) Oracle Applications

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 23 (9.24%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (2.81%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 4 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.61%) NetWeaver
3 4 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.01%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.01%) MS Office
3 4 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 93 (37.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 56 (22.49%) Oracle Payables
3 46 (18.47%) SAP FI
4 45 (18.07%) Oracle EBS R12
5 44 (17.67%) Oracle Receivables
6 36 (14.46%) Oracle EBS
7 31 (12.45%) SAP FI/CO
7 31 (12.45%) SAP CO
7 31 (12.45%) Oracle Cash Management
8 26 (10.44%) Oracle Financials
9 22 (8.84%) Oracle Assets
10 21 (8.43%) Oracle Applications
11 15 (6.02%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 14 (5.62%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 14 (5.62%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 14 (5.62%) SAP ERP
13 13 (5.22%) SAP PSCD
14 11 (4.42%) SAP FI-CA
15 8 (3.21%) Oracle iProcurement
16 7 (2.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.20%) Internet
2 2 (0.80%) FTP
3 1 (0.40%) RTP
3 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.65%) Oracle Reports
2 24 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (6.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 15 (6.02%) SAP BW
5 12 (4.82%) SQL Server
6 11 (4.42%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.61%) Oracle Discoverer
8 8 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.81%) MS Access
9 7 (2.81%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.20%) OLAP
12 3 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.80%) Informix
13 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.80%) SQLPlus
14 1 (0.40%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 27 (10.84%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.01%) JDeveloper
2 5 (2.01%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.80%) JIRA
3 2 (0.80%) Selenium
3 2 (0.80%) FitNesse
3 2 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.80%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.80%) LSMW
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.40%) Toad
4 1 (0.40%) PeopleTools
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 208 (83.53%) Finance
2 55 (22.09%) Banking
3 25 (10.04%) Investment Banking
4 18 (7.23%) Retail
5 14 (5.62%) Back Office
6 12 (4.82%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.21%) Corporate Banking
8 7 (2.81%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.20%) Front Office
10 3 (1.20%) Legal
10 3 (1.20%) Marketing
11 2 (0.80%) Billing
11 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.40%) Automotive
12 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.40%) Advertising
12 1 (0.40%) French Language
12 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (33.33%) Analyst
2 76 (30.52%) Consultant
3 45 (18.07%) Business Analyst
4 38 (15.26%) SAP Consultant
5 33 (13.25%) Oracle Consultant
6 26 (10.44%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 20 (8.03%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 16 (6.43%) Test Analyst
9 15 (6.02%) Test Manager
9 15 (6.02%) Project Manager
10 14 (5.62%) Developer
10 14 (5.62%) Functional Consultant
11 12 (4.82%) Support Analyst
12 10 (4.02%) Architect
12 10 (4.02%) SAP CO Consultant
12 10 (4.02%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 10 (4.02%) SAP FI Consultant
13 9 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.21%) Oracle Analyst
14 8 (3.21%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.63%) XML
2 13 (5.22%) SAP XI
3 6 (2.41%) Middleware
4 4 (1.61%) .NET
5 2 (0.80%) Web Services
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.82%) Derivative
2 11 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.61%) FMCG
4 8 (3.21%) Data Extraction
5 7 (2.81%) Equities
6 4 (1.61%) Open Source
6 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.20%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.20%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.80%) Contract for Difference
8 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.03%) UNIX
2 2 (0.80%) AIX
3 1 (0.40%) HPUX
3 1 (0.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.06%) Cash Management
2 34 (13.65%) ERP
2 34 (13.65%) Workflow
3 31 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (10.04%) Migration
6 18 (7.23%) Project Management
6 18 (7.23%) Test Management
7 16 (6.43%) Asset Management
8 15 (6.02%) ETL
8 15 (6.02%) CRM
8 15 (6.02%) Business Analysis
9 13 (5.22%) Software Testing
9 13 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (5.22%) E-business
9 13 (5.22%) Test Strategy
10 12 (4.82%) Data Analysis
11 11 (4.42%) ITIL
12 10 (4.02%) Regression Testing
12 10 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (24.10%) SQL
2 34 (13.65%) PL/SQL
3 7 (2.81%) Java
4 5 (2.01%) ABAP
5 4 (1.61%) VBA
5 4 (1.61%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.80%) AWK
7 1 (0.40%) SQR
7 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (9.24%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.02%) ISEB
3 15 (6.02%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.42%) Degree
5 10 (4.02%) CCA
6 8 (3.21%) ACCA
6 8 (3.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (2.81%) CIMA
8 6 (2.41%) SAP Certification
9 5 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.80%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.42%) SLA
2 7 (2.81%) COREP
3 6 (2.41%) QA
3 6 (2.41%) Solvency II
4 4 (1.61%) GAAP
5 3 (1.20%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 93 (37.35%) Oracle
2 79 (31.73%) SAP
3 11 (4.42%) Cognos
3 11 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.61%) webMethods
5 7 (2.81%) Sun
6 6 (2.41%) Wall Street Systems
6 6 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.01%) Hyperion
7 5 (2.01%) Talend
8 4 (1.61%) Informatica
8 4 (1.61%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.61%) HP
8 4 (1.61%) Sybase
8 4 (1.61%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.80%) IBM
10 1 (0.40%) CODA
10 1 (0.40%) Yardi
10 1 (0.40%) Avaya
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