The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Ledger
Rank 119 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.55% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£298 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £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 Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1452 1010 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 48.00% 38.21% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 505 503
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 14 16
Average hourly rate £20.69 £11.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.09% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.35 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.40 £25.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

General Ledger
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

General Ledger Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

General Ledger
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

General Ledger Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

General Ledger
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing General Ledger across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

General Ledger Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

General Ledger
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
Edinburgh +6 7 £298 -40.50%
Glasgow - 1 - -
General Ledger
UK

General Ledger
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (50.00%) Retail Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) GAAP
7 1 (10.00%) ETL
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) CFA
7 1 (10.00%) SAP FI-GL
7 1 (10.00%) Test Management
7 1 (10.00%) V-Model
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) FINREP
7 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (10.00%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Test Management
2 1 (10.00%) V-Model
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GAAP
1 1 (10.00%) FINREP
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle