The first 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 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 Scotland 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 123 118 111
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.085% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.30% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £500 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1011 972 1520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.15% 41.49% 54.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 484 793
Average daily rate £396 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.30% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 34
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £7.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.90 £35.00
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 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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (20.00%) Informatica
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Migration

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Payments Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica