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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Ledger
Rank 454 450 466
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 172 169 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.73% 0.79% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 107 67
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£474 £450 £432
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £428 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - £17.50

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
23567 21477 22431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.24% 38.62% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14997 13175 13869
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.70% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 527 595
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.15 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% -3.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 158 £476 +5.83% 25
London -2 69 £530 +11.57% 8
North West -1 32 £500 -
South East -18 19 £450 +28.57% 8
Manchester -3 18 £325 -
City of London -14 16 £569 +19.73% 1
Hampshire - 13 £450 -
South West 0 11 £463 +2.77% 4
Tyne and Wear -20 11 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 11 - -
North East -23 11 - - 1
East of England -3 6 £445 +4.70%
Scotland -8 5 £325 -27.77% 2
Dorset - 5 £474 - 2
Cheshire - 5 £650 -
Edinburgh -12 4 £325 -25.28% 1
Bristol - 4 £468 -
West Midlands -4 3 £463 +8.82%
Wales -6 3 - -
South Wales -10 3 - -
Yorkshire -29 3 £325 - 3
Newport - 3 - -
Aldershot - 3 £450 -
Bournemouth - 3 £418 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £445 -
Hounslow +7 2 £431 +1.47%
Warwickshire +3 2 £463 -
Wiltshire 0 2 £463 +2.77% 1
Swindon -5 2 £463 +2.77%
West Yorkshire -22 2 £325 - 2

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 271 (90.33%) Finance
2 127 (42.33%) Oracle
2 127 (42.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 73 (24.33%) Oracle Payables
4 68 (22.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 68 (22.67%) Banking
5 64 (21.33%) Oracle EBS
6 63 (21.00%) Cash Management
7 59 (19.67%) SQL
8 57 (19.00%) Oracle Receivables
9 54 (18.00%) Oracle Assets
10 47 (15.67%) SAP
11 46 (15.33%) Oracle Cash Management
12 38 (12.67%) Oracle Financials
12 38 (12.67%) Data Warehouse
13 37 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (12.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 34 (11.33%) MS Excel
15 33 (11.00%) Oracle Reports
16 32 (10.67%) Project Management
17 31 (10.33%) Microsoft
17 31 (10.33%) Business Analysis
18 30 (10.00%) Investment Banking
18 30 (10.00%) ERP
19 28 (9.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
20 24 (8.00%) Migration
20 24 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
21 22 (7.33%) Workflow
21 22 (7.33%) SAP FI
22 21 (7.00%) Retail

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (6.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 16 (5.33%) CICS
3 5 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.33%) MS Office
3 4 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 127 (42.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 73 (24.33%) Oracle Payables
3 68 (22.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 64 (21.33%) Oracle EBS
5 57 (19.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 54 (18.00%) Oracle Assets
7 46 (15.33%) Oracle Cash Management
8 38 (12.67%) Oracle Financials
9 37 (12.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 28 (9.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 22 (7.33%) SAP FI
12 20 (6.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 18 (6.00%) SAP FI/CO
13 18 (6.00%) SAP CO
14 14 (4.67%) Dynamics AX
15 12 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
15 12 (4.00%) Oracle iProcurement
16 10 (3.33%) HFM
17 9 (3.00%) Oracle FAH
18 7 (2.33%) Oracle AGIS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.67%) FTP
2 4 (1.33%) Internet
3 3 (1.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.67%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (11.00%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (4.67%) DB2
3 14 (4.67%) IMS/DB
4 10 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (3.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 8 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.33%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.33%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (1.33%) SAP BW
9 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.00%) Hyperion Smart View
10 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.00%) SQLPlus
10 3 (1.00%) SQL Navigator
10 3 (1.00%) OLAP
10 3 (1.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.67%) JDeveloper
3 4 (1.33%) Toad
4 3 (1.00%) Selenium
5 2 (0.67%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.67%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.67%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 271 (90.33%) Finance
2 68 (22.67%) Banking
3 30 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 21 (7.00%) Retail
5 19 (6.33%) Back Office
6 17 (5.67%) Billing
7 9 (3.00%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.67%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (2.00%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.67%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.00%) Marketing
11 3 (1.00%) International Banking
11 3 (1.00%) Advertising
12 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.33%) Automotive
13 1 (0.33%) Law
13 1 (0.33%) Front Office
13 1 (0.33%) Electronics
13 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (37.67%) Analyst
2 77 (25.67%) Consultant
3 52 (17.33%) Business Analyst
3 52 (17.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 27 (9.00%) Functional Consultant
5 24 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 23 (7.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 22 (7.33%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 21 (7.00%) Test Analyst
9 20 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
10 17 (5.67%) SAP Consultant
11 16 (5.33%) Developer
11 16 (5.33%) Support Analyst
12 15 (5.00%) Test Manager
13 14 (4.67%) Architect
13 14 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (4.33%) Functional Analyst
15 11 (3.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
16 10 (3.33%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
16 10 (3.33%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.67%) HTML
2 9 (3.00%) XML
3 5 (1.67%) SAP XI
4 3 (1.00%) Middleware
4 3 (1.00%) .NET
5 1 (0.33%) Web Services
5 1 (0.33%) Flash
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (4.00%) Derivative
4 11 (3.67%) Equities
5 7 (2.33%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.00%) Contract for Difference
6 6 (2.00%) Credit Risk
6 6 (2.00%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.67%) FMCG
8 4 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.00%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.33%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.33%) DTV
11 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.67%) MVS
2 10 (3.33%) UNIX
3 3 (1.00%) HPUX
3 3 (1.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (21.00%) Cash Management
2 37 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (10.67%) Project Management
4 31 (10.33%) Business Analysis
5 30 (10.00%) ERP
6 24 (8.00%) Migration
6 24 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (7.33%) Workflow
8 20 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 17 (5.67%) Data Analysis
9 17 (5.67%) Test Management
10 16 (5.33%) ETL
11 15 (5.00%) Data Migration
12 14 (4.67%) E-business
13 13 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (4.00%) Test Strategy
15 11 (3.67%) Technical Analysis
15 11 (3.67%) Validation
15 11 (3.67%) PRINCE2
16 10 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 59 (19.67%) SQL
2 20 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 19 (6.33%) VBA
4 16 (5.33%) COBOL
5 14 (4.67%) JCL
6 9 (3.00%) Java
7 4 (1.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.33%) ABAP
8 1 (0.33%) Perl
8 1 (0.33%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 20 (6.67%) ISEB
2 19 (6.33%) ACCA
2 19 (6.33%) ISTQB
3 17 (5.67%) CIMA
4 14 (4.67%) Degree
5 12 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (3.67%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.33%) CCA
9 3 (1.00%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.33%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (3.67%) COREP
3 8 (2.67%) FINREP
4 7 (2.33%) Solvency II
4 7 (2.33%) CRD IV
5 4 (1.33%) SLA
5 4 (1.33%) QA
6 2 (0.67%) Basel III
6 2 (0.67%) GAAP
7 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.33%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 14 (4.67%) Control-M
2 4 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 127 (42.33%) Oracle
2 47 (15.67%) SAP
3 31 (10.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.67%) Cognos
4 11 (3.67%) Hyperion
5 8 (2.67%) JD Edwards
6 7 (2.33%) HP
6 7 (2.33%) Sun
7 6 (2.00%) Wall Street Systems
8 5 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.67%) webMethods
8 5 (1.67%) Teradata
9 4 (1.33%) IBM
9 4 (1.33%) Sybase
10 3 (1.00%) Actimize
11 2 (0.67%) Ariba
11 2 (0.67%) Informatica
11 2 (0.67%) CODA
11 2 (0.67%) Murex
12 1 (0.33%) Misys
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