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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Ledger
Rank 430 464 396
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -68
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 165 106 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.78% 0.48% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 59 112
Average daily rate
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£428 £475 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £680 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21094 21965 25794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.55% 42.97% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12991 13432 15344
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 £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 618 732
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.66 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +24 151 £426 -11.93% 27
London +40 75 £475 -9.52% 9
City of London +34 28 £475 -7.31% 4
South East +8 25 £288 -4.16% 5
Berkshire - 17 £263 -
North East -1 16 £426 -
East of England -10 15 £425 - 2
West Midlands -18 8 £425 +9.67% 2
Bedfordshire - 7 £425 -
Scotland - 6 £450 - 3
Reading - 5 £400 -
Hampshire -9 4 £425 +41.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £300 -
North West -7 3 £400 +33.33% 5
Manchester -10 3 £400 +33.33% 2
Glasgow - 3 £450 -
Uxbridge +2 2 £175 -36.36%
Edinburgh - 2 £435 - 1
Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Birmingham -4 1 £425 +41.66% 2
East Midlands -5 1 £375 -10.08% 2
South West -27 1 £450 +0.55% 2
West Lothian - 1 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 2
Chiswick - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 229 (77.63%) Finance
2 118 (40.00%) Oracle
2 118 (40.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 93 (31.53%) Oracle Payables
4 86 (29.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 79 (26.78%) SQL
6 72 (24.41%) Oracle EBS R12
7 64 (21.69%) SAP
8 57 (19.32%) Cash Management
9 54 (18.31%) Oracle EBS
10 52 (17.63%) Migration
11 48 (16.27%) Oracle Assets
12 44 (14.92%) Oracle Cash Management
13 42 (14.24%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (13.56%) Billing
15 35 (11.86%) SAP FI
16 33 (11.19%) PL/SQL
16 33 (11.19%) Oracle Applications
17 32 (10.85%) SAP FI/CO
17 32 (10.85%) SAP CO
17 32 (10.85%) Oracle Reports
18 31 (10.51%) Workflow
19 30 (10.17%) Banking
19 30 (10.17%) Oracle Financials
20 28 (9.49%) ERP
21 26 (8.81%) Oracle Forms
21 26 (8.81%) Java
21 26 (8.81%) PeopleSoft
21 26 (8.81%) Data Migration
22 24 (8.14%) UNIX

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (7.12%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.02%) CMS
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 15 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 118 (40.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 93 (31.53%) Oracle Payables
3 86 (29.15%) Oracle Receivables
4 72 (24.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 54 (18.31%) Oracle EBS
6 48 (16.27%) Oracle Assets
7 44 (14.92%) Oracle Cash Management
8 35 (11.86%) SAP FI
9 33 (11.19%) Oracle Applications
10 32 (10.85%) SAP FI/CO
10 32 (10.85%) SAP CO
11 30 (10.17%) Oracle Financials
12 23 (7.80%) Agresso
13 21 (7.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 21 (7.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 19 (6.44%) Oracle 11i
15 16 (5.42%) Oracle iProcurement
16 15 (5.08%) SAP FI-GL
17 11 (3.73%) PeopleSoft Financials
18 9 (3.05%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.85%) Oracle Reports
2 22 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.08%) Oracle Discoverer
3 15 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.07%) SAP BW
5 11 (3.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 10 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.37%) DB2
8 6 (2.03%) MS Access
8 6 (2.03%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.02%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.68%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (8.81%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (3.73%) Toad
3 9 (3.05%) FitNesse
4 8 (2.71%) Selenium
5 6 (2.03%) LSMW
6 3 (1.02%) Ant
6 3 (1.02%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 229 (77.63%) Finance
2 40 (13.56%) Billing
3 30 (10.17%) Banking
4 16 (5.42%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.05%) Back Office
7 7 (2.37%) Retail
8 6 (2.03%) Legal
9 5 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.36%) German Language
11 2 (0.68%) French Language
11 2 (0.68%) Advertising
11 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.68%) Marketing
12 1 (0.34%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.34%) Automotive
12 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (34.58%) Analyst
2 63 (21.36%) Consultant
3 40 (13.56%) Business Analyst
4 35 (11.86%) Oracle Consultant
5 32 (10.85%) Developer
6 25 (8.47%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 22 (7.46%) Functional Consultant
8 20 (6.78%) Architect
8 20 (6.78%) Financial Analyst
9 19 (6.44%) Project Manager
10 18 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (5.42%) Functional Analyst
11 16 (5.42%) Oracle Analyst
12 15 (5.08%) Oracle Functional Consultant
13 14 (4.75%) SAP Architect
13 14 (4.75%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 13 (4.41%) Test Leader
14 13 (4.41%) Support Analyst
14 13 (4.41%) Systems Analyst
15 12 (4.07%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.75%) XML
2 7 (2.37%) JRules
3 5 (1.69%) HTML
4 4 (1.36%) Spring
4 4 (1.36%) Ext JS
4 4 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.02%) Apache CXF
5 3 (1.02%) SOAP
5 3 (1.02%) HTML5
5 3 (1.02%) Apache Flex
5 3 (1.02%) J2EE
6 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.68%) CSS
6 2 (0.68%) .NET
6 2 (0.68%) jQuery
6 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.73%) Data Integration
2 10 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.05%) PMI
4 8 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.71%) Open Source
5 7 (2.37%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.69%) Data Conversion
6 5 (1.69%) Derivative
7 4 (1.36%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.36%) Equities
7 4 (1.36%) FMCG
8 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.02%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.02%) VSAM
8 3 (1.02%) AS400
9 1 (0.34%) NHS
9 1 (0.34%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.14%) UNIX
2 6 (2.03%) Windows
3 5 (1.69%) Linux
4 4 (1.36%) Solaris
5 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.32%) Cash Management
2 52 (17.63%) Migration
3 42 (14.24%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (10.51%) Workflow
5 28 (9.49%) ERP
6 26 (8.81%) Data Migration
7 24 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (8.14%) CRM
8 20 (6.78%) ETL
9 19 (6.44%) Test Scripting
10 18 (6.10%) PRINCE2
11 17 (5.76%) Project Management
11 17 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (5.42%) Change Management
13 15 (5.08%) E-business
14 14 (4.75%) Business Analysis
14 14 (4.75%) Waterfall
15 13 (4.41%) Regression Testing
15 13 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 79 (26.78%) SQL
2 33 (11.19%) PL/SQL
3 26 (8.81%) Java
4 8 (2.71%) VBA
5 6 (2.03%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.36%) Perl
8 2 (0.68%) C#
8 2 (0.68%) COBOL
8 2 (0.68%) Ruby
8 2 (0.68%) Korn
8 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.68%) R
9 1 (0.34%) SELCOPY
9 1 (0.34%) JCL
9 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.07%) CIMA
2 12 (4.07%) ISEB
2 12 (4.07%) ISTQB
2 12 (4.07%) Degree
2 12 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.73%) ACCA
4 9 (3.05%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.36%) CCA
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) ICAEW
7 1 (0.34%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.10%) QA
2 16 (5.42%) SLA
3 4 (1.36%) Basel III
3 4 (1.36%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.02%) GAAP
4 3 (1.02%) COREP
5 1 (0.34%) EMIR
5 1 (0.34%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 118 (40.00%) Oracle
2 64 (21.69%) SAP
3 26 (8.81%) PeopleSoft
4 19 (6.44%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.75%) Siebel
5 14 (4.75%) Informatica
6 10 (3.39%) HP
7 6 (2.03%) CODA
7 6 (2.03%) Business Objects
7 6 (2.03%) Sage
8 5 (1.69%) Pegasus
9 4 (1.36%) Cognos
9 4 (1.36%) IBM
9 4 (1.36%) Perforce
9 4 (1.36%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.02%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.02%) Citrix
11 2 (0.68%) SunGard
11 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.34%) Sun
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