The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in IT contracts advertised for the 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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Ledger
Rank 366 362 318
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -44
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 51 64 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.48% 0.52% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 54
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£450 £600 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £362 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-43.75% -
General Ledger
England

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

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10560 12366 11455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.07% 49.89% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7841 8777 7941
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 165 187
Average hourly rate £21.56 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.80% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

General Ledger
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

General Ledger Jobs Demand Trend in London

General Ledger
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

General Ledger Daily Rate Trend in London

General Ledger
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing General Ledger across the London region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

General Ledger Daily Rate Histogram in London

General Ledger
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

General Ledger Hourly Rate Trend in London

General Ledger
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
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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
City of London +19 11 £475 -6.40% 3
Harrow - - - -
General Ledger
England

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 104 (73.76%) Finance
2 56 (39.72%) Oracle
2 56 (39.72%) Oracle General Ledger
3 40 (28.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 39 (27.66%) Oracle Payables
4 39 (27.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 36 (25.53%) SQL
6 34 (24.11%) Oracle EBS
7 31 (21.99%) Oracle Assets
8 22 (15.60%) Banking
8 22 (15.60%) CRM
9 21 (14.89%) Cash Management
9 21 (14.89%) Oracle Cash Management
9 21 (14.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 20 (14.18%) SAP
11 18 (12.77%) Change Management
11 18 (12.77%) Project Management
11 18 (12.77%) Billing
12 17 (12.06%) Oracle iProcurement
13 16 (11.35%) Security Cleared
13 16 (11.35%) ERP
14 15 (10.64%) PeopleSoft
14 15 (10.64%) QA
14 15 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (9.93%) SC Cleared
16 13 (9.22%) MS PowerPoint
16 13 (9.22%) PL/SQL
16 13 (9.22%) Oracle Financials
16 13 (9.22%) Siebel
16 13 (9.22%) ETL

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (6.38%) NetWeaver
2 7 (4.96%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.71%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (7.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.84%) MS Office
3 4 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (39.72%) Oracle General Ledger
2 40 (28.37%) Oracle Receivables
3 39 (27.66%) Oracle Payables
3 39 (27.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 34 (24.11%) Oracle EBS
5 31 (21.99%) Oracle Assets
6 21 (14.89%) Oracle Cash Management
6 21 (14.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 17 (12.06%) Oracle iProcurement
8 13 (9.22%) Oracle Financials
9 10 (7.09%) SAP BPC
9 10 (7.09%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 9 (6.38%) Oracle 11i
11 6 (4.26%) CODA-Financials
12 5 (3.55%) Oracle ERP
12 5 (3.55%) Oracle Applications
12 5 (3.55%) Agresso
13 4 (2.84%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 4 (2.84%) SAP FI
14 3 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.38%) SAP BW
3 8 (5.67%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (4.96%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (3.55%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.42%) MS Access
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.71%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.71%) VLDB
8 1 (0.71%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.71%) DB2
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.55%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (2.84%) JIRA
3 4 (2.84%) Selenium
3 4 (2.84%) FitNesse
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.71%) Subversion
5 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 104 (73.76%) Finance
2 22 (15.60%) Banking
3 18 (12.77%) Billing
4 12 (8.51%) Manufacturing
4 12 (8.51%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.55%) Legal
6 4 (2.84%) French Language
7 2 (1.42%) Back Office
7 2 (1.42%) German Language
8 1 (0.71%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (0.71%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.71%) Danish Language
8 1 (0.71%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.71%) Front Office
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (42.55%) Analyst
2 52 (36.88%) Consultant
3 32 (22.70%) Functional Consultant
4 25 (17.73%) Oracle Consultant
5 20 (14.18%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 18 (12.77%) Business Analyst
7 16 (11.35%) Functional Analyst
8 12 (8.51%) SAP Consultant
9 11 (7.80%) PeopleSoft Analyst
9 11 (7.80%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
10 10 (7.09%) Project Manager
10 10 (7.09%) PeopleSoft Consultant
11 9 (6.38%) Oracle Financials Consultant
11 9 (6.38%) Oracle Analyst
12 8 (5.67%) Developer
12 8 (5.67%) Peoplesoft Functional Consultant
12 8 (5.67%) SAP BPC Consultant
13 7 (4.96%) Financial Analyst
13 7 (4.96%) Test Analyst
14 5 (3.55%) E-Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.26%) Middleware
1 6 (4.26%) JRules
2 3 (2.13%) XML
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.71%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.71%) FpML
4 1 (0.71%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.71%) MXML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.38%) Data Extraction
2 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.26%) PMI
4 4 (2.84%) Open Source
5 3 (2.13%) Derivative
5 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.71%) FMCG
7 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.55%) UNIX
2 2 (1.42%) Linux
2 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.60%) CRM
2 21 (14.89%) Cash Management
3 18 (12.77%) Change Management
3 18 (12.77%) Project Management
4 16 (11.35%) ERP
5 15 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.22%) ETL
7 12 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (8.51%) Workflow
7 12 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
7 12 (8.51%) Test Scripting
8 10 (7.09%) Software Testing
9 9 (6.38%) Migration
9 9 (6.38%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.67%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.67%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.96%) Test Strategy
12 6 (4.26%) E-business
12 6 (4.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.53%) SQL
2 13 (9.22%) PL/SQL
3 10 (7.09%) Java
4 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.42%) VBA
4 2 (1.42%) Korn
5 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.71%) Perl
5 1 (0.71%) C
5 1 (0.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (11.35%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.09%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (7.09%) ACCA
3 10 (7.09%) CIMA
4 9 (6.38%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.55%) Degree
6 4 (2.84%) ISEB
6 4 (2.84%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.13%) PMP
8 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.71%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.64%) QA
2 11 (7.80%) GAAP
3 5 (3.55%) Solvency II
4 3 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.13%) FINREP
5 2 (1.42%) Basel III
6 1 (0.71%) SLA
6 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.71%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.71%) COREP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (39.72%) Oracle
2 20 (14.18%) SAP
3 15 (10.64%) PeopleSoft
4 13 (9.22%) Siebel
5 10 (7.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.26%) CODA
6 6 (4.26%) Informatica
6 6 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.55%) Talend
8 4 (2.84%) HP
9 2 (1.42%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.42%) Sybase
9 2 (1.42%) Pegasus
9 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.71%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.71%) Perforce
10 1 (0.71%) Teradata
10 1 (0.71%) webMethods
10 1 (0.71%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.71%) Cognos