The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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.

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 463 419 336
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -83
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 124 125 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the General category 0.57% 0.61% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 186
Average daily rate £475 £446 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.44% -6.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £571 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.04 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21931 20429 27552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.95% 42.81% 45.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13605 12277 16315
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 600 643 827
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.54 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%

General Ledger
Jobs Demand Trend

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

General Ledger Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

General Ledger
Daily Rate Trend

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

General Ledger Daily Rate Trend in the UK

General Ledger
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing General Ledger within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

General Ledger Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

General Ledger
Hourly Rate Trend

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

General Ledger Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

General Ledger
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -82 114 £450 - 31
London -15 70 £494 +3.94% 18
City of London -17 14 £525 +15.25% 10
East of England -17 14 £475 +8.57% 2
South East -20 12 £331 -30.26% 4
North West -11 8 £305 -35.78% 3
Bedfordshire - 7 £525 - 1
Hampshire +3 4 £331 -8.62% 1
Berkshire -7 4 - - 1
Manchester -13 3 £305 -35.78% 2
North East -24 3 £393 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £393 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £393 - 1
West Sussex -3 2 - - 2
Bristol -13 2 £489 +15.00% 1
South West -31 2 £489 +39.64% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 - -
Birmingham -9 1 £450 +157.14%
West Midlands -19 1 £450 +66.66% 1
Slough - 1 - -
Swindon - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Northumberland - - - -

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 171 (74.03%) Finance
2 68 (29.44%) SAP
3 66 (28.57%) Oracle
3 66 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
4 57 (24.68%) Banking
5 50 (21.65%) SQL
6 47 (20.35%) SAP FI
7 41 (17.75%) SAP CO
7 41 (17.75%) SAP FI/CO
8 40 (17.32%) Investment Banking
9 37 (16.02%) Oracle Payables
10 29 (12.55%) Oracle Receivables
11 28 (12.12%) Cash Management
11 28 (12.12%) Business Analysis
12 27 (11.69%) Oracle EBS R12
13 25 (10.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (10.82%) Oracle Reports
14 23 (9.96%) Migration
15 22 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (8.66%) ACCA
16 20 (8.66%) Oracle EBS
16 20 (8.66%) Derivative
17 19 (8.23%) Asset Management
17 19 (8.23%) Workflow
17 19 (8.23%) Project Management
18 18 (7.79%) Java
18 18 (7.79%) Back Office
18 18 (7.79%) SAP FI-GL
18 18 (7.79%) Oracle Assets
19 17 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (2.16%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.73%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.87%) CMS
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) MS Project
2 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 66 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 47 (20.35%) SAP FI
3 41 (17.75%) SAP CO
3 41 (17.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 37 (16.02%) Oracle Payables
5 29 (12.55%) Oracle Receivables
6 27 (11.69%) Oracle EBS R12
7 20 (8.66%) Oracle EBS
8 18 (7.79%) SAP FI-GL
8 18 (7.79%) Oracle Assets
9 16 (6.93%) Oracle Financials
10 13 (5.63%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 12 (5.19%) Oracle Cash Management
12 10 (4.33%) Agresso
12 10 (4.33%) Oracle Applications
13 7 (3.03%) SunGard GMI
14 6 (2.60%) Oracle iProcurement
15 5 (2.16%) Oracle AGIS
15 5 (2.16%) Oracle Payroll
16 4 (1.73%) Oracle Manufacturing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.82%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (6.49%) SAP BW
2 15 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.33%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.90%) Oracle Discoverer
6 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.73%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.30%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.87%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.87%) MS Access
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (3.03%) FitNesse
2 7 (3.03%) LSMW
3 5 (2.16%) JIRA
3 5 (2.16%) Toad
4 3 (1.30%) Selenium
5 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 171 (74.03%) Finance
2 57 (24.68%) Banking
3 40 (17.32%) Investment Banking
4 18 (7.79%) Back Office
5 10 (4.33%) Front Office
6 8 (3.46%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.46%) Retail
7 7 (3.03%) Legal
8 6 (2.60%) Billing
9 5 (2.16%) Advertising
10 3 (1.30%) German Language
10 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.87%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (29.87%) Analyst
2 39 (16.88%) Business Analyst
3 34 (14.72%) Consultant
4 30 (12.99%) Project Manager
5 20 (8.66%) Developer
5 20 (8.66%) SAP Consultant
6 18 (7.79%) Architect
7 16 (6.93%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (6.49%) SAP Architect
9 14 (6.06%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 14 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 12 (5.19%) Financial Analyst
11 10 (4.33%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.33%) SAP FI Consultant
11 10 (4.33%) Oracle Consultant
12 9 (3.90%) Oracle Analyst
12 9 (3.90%) Test Manager
13 8 (3.46%) Senior Manager
13 8 (3.46%) SAP CO Consultant
14 7 (3.03%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.16%) JRules
2 4 (1.73%) XML
3 3 (1.30%) JSP
4 2 (0.87%) HTML
4 2 (0.87%) .NET
4 2 (0.87%) Servlets
4 2 (0.87%) Struts
4 2 (0.87%) Web Services
4 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.87%) CSS
4 2 (0.87%) SAP XI
4 2 (0.87%) jQuery
4 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.43%) Ext JS
5 1 (0.43%) Spring
5 1 (0.43%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.43%) Middleware
5 1 (0.43%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.66%) Derivative
2 9 (3.90%) Equities
2 9 (3.90%) Fixed Income
2 9 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.90%) AS400
3 8 (3.46%) PMI
4 6 (2.60%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.60%) FMCG
4 6 (2.60%) Reference Data
5 5 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.73%) Data Conversion
6 4 (1.73%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.30%) Open Source
7 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.87%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.43%) iSeries
9 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.43%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.90%) UNIX
2 7 (3.03%) Windows
2 7 (3.03%) Solaris
3 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.43%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (12.12%) Cash Management
1 28 (12.12%) Business Analysis
2 25 (10.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (9.96%) Migration
4 22 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (8.23%) Asset Management
5 19 (8.23%) Workflow
5 19 (8.23%) Project Management
6 17 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (6.49%) ERP
8 14 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (6.06%) Data Analysis
9 12 (5.19%) Test Strategy
9 12 (5.19%) Change Management
10 11 (4.76%) CRM
10 11 (4.76%) ETL
10 11 (4.76%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (3.90%) Data Cleansing
13 8 (3.46%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (21.65%) SQL
2 18 (7.79%) Java
3 17 (7.36%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.30%) VBA
5 3 (1.30%) C#
6 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.87%) Ruby
6 2 (0.87%) R
7 1 (0.43%) RPG/400
7 1 (0.43%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.43%) RPG III
7 1 (0.43%) X++
7 1 (0.43%) ABAP
7 1 (0.43%) RPG
Qualifications
1 20 (8.66%) ACCA
2 12 (5.19%) CIMA
3 11 (4.76%) ISEB
4 10 (4.33%) PMI Certification
5 8 (3.46%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.73%) Degree
6 4 (1.73%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.87%) CCA
8 2 (0.87%) PMP
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.43%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.49%) QA
2 4 (1.73%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.73%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.30%) Basel III
3 3 (1.30%) COREP
4 2 (0.87%) Basel II
4 2 (0.87%) GAAP
5 1 (0.43%) EMIR
5 1 (0.43%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.43%) FINREP
5 1 (0.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (29.44%) SAP
2 66 (28.57%) Oracle
3 14 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.19%) Murex
5 9 (3.90%) Informatica
6 7 (3.03%) Microgen
6 7 (3.03%) SunGard
7 5 (2.16%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.73%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.73%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.73%) Sun
8 4 (1.73%) CODA
8 4 (1.73%) Sage
9 3 (1.30%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.30%) Cognos
9 3 (1.30%) Citrix
10 2 (0.87%) Sybase
10 2 (0.87%) Temenos
10 2 (0.87%) Calypso
10 2 (0.87%) webMethods
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
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Rate: £150 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Sussex
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Rate: market rates
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
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Posted: 12 days ago
West Sussex
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Rate: market rates (€€€)
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £175 - £200 per day
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