The 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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Ledger
Rank 469 435 449
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 140 159 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.64% 0.78% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 98 59
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£473 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.29% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21863 20425 21265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.84% 38.60% 43.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14045 12713 12943
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 555 635
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.70 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 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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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
England -34 128 £478 +9.01% 15
London 0 73 £488 +2.63% 9
North West +3 25 £525 +31.25% 1
Manchester +2 18 £575 +43.75% 1
City of London -11 14 £544 +11.53% 2
South East -28 9 £425 +36.00% 2
East of England -9 6 £450 +5.88% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 5 - -
Tyne and Wear -26 5 - -
North East -32 5 - -
Berkshire -10 4 £431 +64.28%
Reading +4 3 £388 -3.12%
Edinburgh +2 3 £275 -42.10%
Bristol +1 3 £468 -4.19%
Scotland -3 3 £275 -38.88%
South West -8 3 £468 -1.93%
Essex -14 3 £450 -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Newport - 3 - -
Croydon - 3 £488 -
Wales - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 - -
Surrey +5 2 £450 -2.70%
Hampshire -2 2 £425 - 1
Chelmsford -14 2 £450 -
Chester - 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 £431 -
Edgware - 2 £165 -
Portsmouth - 2 £425 -
East Midlands - 2 £500 -

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 260 (87.84%) Finance
2 120 (40.54%) Oracle
2 120 (40.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 74 (25.00%) Banking
4 70 (23.65%) Oracle Payables
5 64 (21.62%) SQL
6 59 (19.93%) SAP
7 58 (19.59%) Oracle Receivables
7 58 (19.59%) Oracle EBS R12
8 54 (18.24%) Cash Management
9 50 (16.89%) Oracle EBS
10 42 (14.19%) Oracle Reports
11 40 (13.51%) Workflow
12 38 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
12 38 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (12.84%) Oracle Cash Management
13 37 (12.50%) PL/SQL
14 35 (11.82%) Oracle Assets
15 34 (11.49%) SAP FI
16 32 (10.81%) Oracle Financials
17 31 (10.47%) Investment Banking
18 30 (10.14%) Project Management
19 29 (9.80%) Oracle Workflow
20 27 (9.12%) SAP FI/CO
20 27 (9.12%) SAP CO
20 27 (9.12%) MS Excel
20 27 (9.12%) ERP
20 27 (9.12%) Oracle Forms
20 27 (9.12%) User Acceptance Testing
21 25 (8.45%) Business Analysis

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 29 (9.80%) Oracle Workflow
2 16 (5.41%) CICS
3 7 (2.36%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 5 (1.69%) SAS
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 27 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.04%) MS Office
3 6 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 120 (40.54%) Oracle General Ledger
2 70 (23.65%) Oracle Payables
3 58 (19.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 58 (19.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 50 (16.89%) Oracle EBS
5 38 (12.84%) Oracle Cash Management
6 35 (11.82%) Oracle Assets
7 34 (11.49%) SAP FI
8 32 (10.81%) Oracle Financials
9 27 (9.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 27 (9.12%) SAP CO
10 22 (7.43%) Oracle Applications
11 21 (7.09%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 21 (7.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 14 (4.73%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 11 (3.72%) Oracle iProcurement
14 9 (3.04%) HFM
15 8 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
15 8 (2.70%) Oracle FAH
15 8 (2.70%) Oracle TCA
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.08%) FTP
2 4 (1.35%) Internet
3 3 (1.01%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.19%) Oracle Reports
2 38 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (6.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 16 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.73%) DB2
5 14 (4.73%) IMS/DB
6 11 (3.72%) Oracle Discoverer
7 10 (3.38%) SQL Server
7 10 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (3.04%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (3.04%) SAP BW
9 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.03%) MS Access
10 4 (1.35%) SQLPlus
10 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (1.01%) Hyperion Smart View
11 3 (1.01%) OLAP
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 27 (9.12%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.03%) JDeveloper
3 3 (1.01%) Toad
4 2 (0.68%) Selenium
4 2 (0.68%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.68%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.68%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.34%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.34%) Subversion
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 260 (87.84%) Finance
2 74 (25.00%) Banking
3 31 (10.47%) Investment Banking
4 23 (7.77%) Back Office
5 21 (7.09%) Retail
6 10 (3.38%) Billing
7 8 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
8 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.03%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.69%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.01%) Front Office
12 3 (1.01%) Marketing
13 1 (0.34%) French Language
13 1 (0.34%) Local Government
13 1 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Advertising
13 1 (0.34%) Automotive
13 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (38.85%) Analyst
2 73 (24.66%) Consultant
3 59 (19.93%) Business Analyst
4 40 (13.51%) Oracle Consultant
5 26 (8.78%) SAP Consultant
6 23 (7.77%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 23 (7.77%) Functional Consultant
7 21 (7.09%) Project Manager
8 20 (6.76%) Developer
8 20 (6.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 19 (6.42%) Test Analyst
10 17 (5.74%) Oracle Financials Consultant
11 16 (5.41%) Test Manager
12 15 (5.07%) Support Analyst
13 14 (4.73%) Financial Analyst
14 12 (4.05%) Functional Analyst
14 12 (4.05%) Oracle Analyst
15 9 (3.04%) Test Leader
15 9 (3.04%) Architect
15 9 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.76%) XML
2 14 (4.73%) HTML
3 6 (2.03%) Middleware
3 6 (2.03%) SAP XI
4 4 (1.35%) .NET
5 2 (0.68%) Web Services
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.34%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 18 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.07%) Derivative
3 12 (4.05%) Equities
4 7 (2.36%) FMCG
4 7 (2.36%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.03%) Contract for Difference
5 6 (2.03%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.69%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.68%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.34%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.11%) UNIX
2 14 (4.73%) MVS
3 5 (1.69%) Linux
4 3 (1.01%) HPUX
5 2 (0.68%) Solaris
5 2 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.24%) Cash Management
2 40 (13.51%) Workflow
3 38 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (10.14%) Project Management
5 27 (9.12%) ERP
5 27 (9.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (8.45%) Business Analysis
7 24 (8.11%) Migration
8 15 (5.07%) ETL
9 14 (4.73%) Asset Management
9 14 (4.73%) Test Management
10 13 (4.39%) Test Strategy
10 13 (4.39%) Technical Analysis
11 12 (4.05%) Test Scripting
11 12 (4.05%) Data Analysis
11 12 (4.05%) Validation
12 11 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (3.72%) Regression Testing
13 10 (3.38%) Data Modelling
13 10 (3.38%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 64 (21.62%) SQL
2 37 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 18 (6.08%) VBA
4 16 (5.41%) COBOL
5 14 (4.73%) JCL
6 11 (3.72%) Java
7 4 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.35%) ABAP
8 2 (0.68%) AWK
9 1 (0.34%) PeopleCode
9 1 (0.34%) SQR
9 1 (0.34%) Perl
9 1 (0.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (7.09%) ISEB
2 20 (6.76%) ISTQB
3 17 (5.74%) Security Cleared
4 15 (5.07%) Degree
5 13 (4.39%) SC Cleared
6 12 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (4.05%) ACCA
7 11 (3.72%) CIMA
8 7 (2.36%) CCA
9 5 (1.69%) SAP Certification
9 5 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.34%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.05%) COREP
2 9 (3.04%) SLA
2 9 (3.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (2.70%) QA
3 8 (2.70%) FINREP
4 7 (2.36%) CRD IV
5 6 (2.03%) Solvency II
6 3 (1.01%) GAAP
7 2 (0.68%) Basel III
8 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 14 (4.73%) Control-M
2 4 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 120 (40.54%) Oracle
2 59 (19.93%) SAP
3 24 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.39%) Cognos
5 12 (4.05%) Hyperion
6 9 (3.04%) Business Objects
7 7 (2.36%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (2.36%) Sun
8 6 (2.03%) Sybase
8 6 (2.03%) HP
8 6 (2.03%) JD Edwards
8 6 (2.03%) Wall Street Systems
9 5 (1.69%) webMethods
9 5 (1.69%) Teradata
10 4 (1.35%) Informatica
11 3 (1.01%) Actimize
11 3 (1.01%) IBM
12 2 (0.68%) Ariba
13 1 (0.34%) CA
13 1 (0.34%) Murex
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