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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Ledger
Rank 363 351 367
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 62 72 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.56% 0.68% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 31
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£500 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £227 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -
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
11043 10527 12395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 47.04% 44.76% 51.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7939 7334 8690
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 141 188
Average hourly rate £22.36 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -23 14 £538 +13.15% 2
Edgware - 2 £165 -
Hounslow - 2 £431 -
Brentford - 1 £535 -
General Ledger
England

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 130 (87.25%) Finance
2 54 (36.24%) Oracle
2 54 (36.24%) Banking
2 54 (36.24%) Oracle General Ledger
3 49 (32.89%) SQL
4 32 (21.48%) Investment Banking
5 30 (20.13%) Oracle EBS
5 30 (20.13%) Oracle Payables
6 28 (18.79%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (18.12%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (16.11%) Back Office
9 22 (14.77%) PL/SQL
10 21 (14.09%) Oracle EBS R12
11 19 (12.75%) Cash Management
11 19 (12.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 19 (12.75%) Oracle Assets
12 18 (12.08%) Oracle Receivables
12 18 (12.08%) Oracle Financials
13 17 (11.41%) SAP
13 17 (11.41%) Project Management
13 17 (11.41%) Business Analysis
13 17 (11.41%) Oracle Cash Management
14 16 (10.74%) ISTQB
14 16 (10.74%) Workflow
14 16 (10.74%) Oracle Reports
14 16 (10.74%) VBA
14 16 (10.74%) ISEB
15 15 (10.07%) Derivative
16 14 (9.40%) CICS
16 14 (9.40%) COBOL

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (9.40%) CICS
2 12 (8.05%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 54 (36.24%) Oracle General Ledger
2 30 (20.13%) Oracle Payables
2 30 (20.13%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (14.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (12.75%) Oracle Assets
5 18 (12.08%) Oracle Receivables
5 18 (12.08%) Oracle Financials
6 17 (11.41%) Oracle Cash Management
7 13 (8.72%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 11 (7.38%) SAP FI
9 8 (5.37%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (5.37%) SAP CO
9 8 (5.37%) Oracle FAH
10 7 (4.70%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 7 (4.70%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (3.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 5 (3.36%) Oracle iProcurement
12 2 (1.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (1.34%) SAP ERP
12 2 (1.34%) SAP FI-CA
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.72%) FTP
2 2 (1.34%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.12%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (10.74%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (8.05%) DB2
3 12 (8.05%) IMS/DB
4 8 (5.37%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.37%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (3.36%) SAP BW
7 5 (3.36%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (2.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.68%) MS Access
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (1.34%) SQLPlus
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (4.03%) JDeveloper
3 2 (1.34%) Toad
3 2 (1.34%) Selenium
3 2 (1.34%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.67%) Subversion
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 130 (87.25%) Finance
2 54 (36.24%) Banking
3 32 (21.48%) Investment Banking
4 24 (16.11%) Back Office
5 10 (6.71%) Retail
6 8 (5.37%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (3.36%) Billing
8 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.68%) Financial Institution
9 3 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.34%) Front Office
10 2 (1.34%) International Banking
11 1 (0.67%) Marketing
11 1 (0.67%) French Language
11 1 (0.67%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (45.64%) Analyst
2 42 (28.19%) Business Analyst
3 22 (14.77%) Consultant
4 14 (9.40%) Oracle Consultant
5 12 (8.05%) Test Manager
5 12 (8.05%) Developer
6 10 (6.71%) Oracle Analyst
7 9 (6.04%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 9 (6.04%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.04%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.37%) Test Leader
9 7 (4.70%) Functional Consultant
9 7 (4.70%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 6 (4.03%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 6 (4.03%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (3.36%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
11 5 (3.36%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (3.36%) E-Business Analyst
12 4 (2.68%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.05%) HTML
2 5 (3.36%) XML
3 4 (2.68%) .NET
4 3 (2.01%) Middleware
5 2 (1.34%) SAP XI
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.67%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (10.07%) Derivative
3 12 (8.05%) Equities
4 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.70%) Fixed Income
6 6 (4.03%) Contract for Difference
7 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.01%) Data Extraction
7 3 (2.01%) FMCG
8 2 (1.34%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.34%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.67%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.05%) MVS
2 6 (4.03%) UNIX
3 1 (0.67%) HPUX
3 1 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.79%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (12.75%) Cash Management
3 17 (11.41%) Project Management
3 17 (11.41%) Business Analysis
4 16 (10.74%) Workflow
5 14 (9.40%) Technical Analysis
6 13 (8.72%) Test Strategy
6 13 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (7.38%) Test Management
7 11 (7.38%) IT Governance
8 10 (6.71%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.04%) ETL
9 9 (6.04%) ERP
10 8 (5.37%) Data Modelling
10 8 (5.37%) Software Testing
11 7 (4.70%) Migration
12 6 (4.03%) Asset Management
12 6 (4.03%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 5 (3.36%) Test Scripting
13 5 (3.36%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 49 (32.89%) SQL
2 22 (14.77%) PL/SQL
3 16 (10.74%) VBA
4 14 (9.40%) COBOL
5 12 (8.05%) JCL
6 8 (5.37%) Java
7 4 (2.68%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.67%) PeopleCode
8 1 (0.67%) Perl
8 1 (0.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (10.74%) ISEB
1 16 (10.74%) ISTQB
2 11 (7.38%) Degree
3 8 (5.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.68%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.01%) CCA
5 3 (2.01%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.67%) ACCA
6 1 (0.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.72%) COREP
2 7 (4.70%) CRD IV
3 6 (4.03%) Solvency II
4 4 (2.68%) QA
5 2 (1.34%) Basel III
5 2 (1.34%) GAAP
6 1 (0.67%) SLA
6 1 (0.67%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 12 (8.05%) Control-M
2 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 54 (36.24%) Oracle
2 17 (11.41%) SAP
3 12 (8.05%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.37%) Cognos
5 7 (4.70%) Sun
6 6 (4.03%) Sybase
6 6 (4.03%) Wall Street Systems
7 5 (3.36%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.68%) Informatica
9 3 (2.01%) Actimize
10 2 (1.34%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.34%) webMethods
10 2 (1.34%) Murex
11 1 (0.67%) Misys
11 1 (0.67%) Temenos
11 1 (0.67%) SmartStream
11 1 (0.67%) HP
11 1 (0.67%) CA
11 1 (0.67%) Teradata
11 1 (0.67%) CODA
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