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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Ledger
Rank 553 523 472
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -51
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 108 140 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.55% 0.61% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 71 103
Median daily rate £420 £478 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.04% +11.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.43% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
-64.28% -

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
19611 22892 21145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.43% 40.11% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13011 14667 13055
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 570 554
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £49.47 £41.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

General Ledger
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing General Ledger as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing General Ledger within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 105 £425 -15.00% 23
London -38 24 £500 - 7
South East +21 19 £450 - 7
North East -31 15 £450 -
Tyne and Wear -29 14 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 13 £450 -
East of England +31 12 £475 -11.62% 2
West Midlands -18 11 £375 -18.91%
Birmingham -6 9 £388 -
South West +8 8 £400 -14.57% 1
North West -22 8 £400 -25.58% 3
City of London +40 5 £535 -0.46% 1
Bristol -2 5 £350 -25.25% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £388 - 1
Middlesex - 4 - -
Ipswich - 4 £475 - 1
Norfolk - 4 £463 -
Suffolk - 4 £475 - 1
Yorkshire +1 3 £350 - 2
West Sussex -8 3 - -
Wakefield - 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £375 -
East Midlands +1 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire +1 2 £575 +35.29%
Hampshire -1 2 £450 +5.88% 1
Manchester -27 2 £438 -23.91%
Norwich - 2 £450 -
Tamworth - 2 £375 -
Staffordshire - 2 £375 -

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing General Ledger also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 168 (81.16%) Finance
2 80 (38.65%) Oracle
3 61 (29.47%) SQL
4 59 (28.50%) Oracle Payables
5 54 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
6 50 (24.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 48 (23.19%) Migration
8 47 (22.71%) SAP
9 42 (20.29%) Oracle Receivables
10 33 (15.94%) Banking
10 33 (15.94%) Oracle EBS R12
11 32 (15.46%) Oracle Applications
11 32 (15.46%) Workflow
12 29 (14.01%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (14.01%) Oracle Assets
13 28 (13.53%) PL/SQL
14 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
15 24 (11.59%) Oracle Workflow
15 24 (11.59%) Cash Management
16 23 (11.11%) Unix
16 23 (11.11%) SAP FI
17 22 (10.63%) Oracle Reports
17 22 (10.63%) Oracle Cash Management
17 22 (10.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 21 (10.14%) SAP FI/CO
18 21 (10.14%) SAP CO
18 21 (10.14%) XML
19 19 (9.18%) Oracle Forms
19 19 (9.18%) MS Excel
19 19 (9.18%) Agile Software Development

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (11.59%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.48%) CMS
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.97%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 59 (28.50%) Oracle Payables
2 54 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
3 50 (24.15%) Oracle General Ledger
4 42 (20.29%) Oracle Receivables
5 33 (15.94%) Oracle EBS R12
6 32 (15.46%) Oracle Applications
7 29 (14.01%) Oracle Assets
8 23 (11.11%) SAP FI
9 22 (10.63%) Oracle Cash Management
10 21 (10.14%) SAP CO
10 21 (10.14%) SAP FI/CO
11 17 (8.21%) Oracle Financials
12 16 (7.73%) Oracle iProcurement
13 13 (6.28%) Unit4 Business World
14 10 (4.83%) Dynamics AX
15 9 (4.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 7 (3.38%) SAP ERP
16 7 (3.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 7 (3.38%) SAP PSCD
17 6 (2.90%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.97%) FTP
2 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 22 (10.63%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (5.31%) Oracle Discoverer
3 8 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.42%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.93%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.93%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.97%) Big Data
7 2 (0.97%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.48%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (9.18%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.93%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.97%) Toad
5 1 (0.48%) Ant
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 168 (81.16%) Finance
2 33 (15.94%) Banking
3 17 (8.21%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.80%) Billing
4 12 (5.80%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.83%) Retail
6 9 (4.35%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.35%) Marketing
7 8 (3.86%) Back Office
8 7 (3.38%) Electronics
9 5 (2.42%) Advertising
9 5 (2.42%) International Banking
10 4 (1.93%) Front Office
10 4 (1.93%) Legal
11 3 (1.45%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.45%) Publishing
12 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.48%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.48%) Hungarian Language
13 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 79 (38.16%) Analyst
2 57 (27.54%) Consultant
3 37 (17.87%) Business Analyst
4 31 (14.98%) Financial Analyst
5 23 (11.11%) Developer
6 22 (10.63%) SAP Consultant
7 19 (9.18%) SAP FI Consultant
8 17 (8.21%) Oracle Consultant
9 16 (7.73%) Architect
9 16 (7.73%) Oracle Developer
10 13 (6.28%) Business Systems Analyst
10 13 (6.28%) E-Business Developer
10 13 (6.28%) Finance Business Analyst
10 13 (6.28%) Oracle Analyst
10 13 (6.28%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (5.80%) Functional Consultant
11 12 (5.80%) SAP CO Consultant
11 12 (5.80%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 10 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.14%) XML
2 7 (3.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (3.38%) SAP XI
3 3 (1.45%) EDI
4 1 (0.48%) .NET
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.48%) FpML
4 1 (0.48%) OAuth
4 1 (0.48%) OpenID
4 1 (0.48%) PlayReady
4 1 (0.48%) SAML
4 1 (0.48%) SOAP
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.48%) Widevine
4 1 (0.48%) WSDL
4 1 (0.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.35%) Derivative
3 8 (3.86%) Reference Data
4 7 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.42%) Equities
7 4 (1.93%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.97%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.97%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.97%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.48%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.48%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.48%) Fintech
9 1 (0.48%) FMCG
9 1 (0.48%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.48%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (0.48%) Linux
2 1 (0.48%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.19%) Migration
2 32 (15.46%) Workflow
3 29 (14.01%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (11.59%) Cash Management
5 19 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 18 (8.70%) ERP
6 18 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 16 (7.73%) Configuration Management
7 16 (7.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (6.28%) Business Analysis
9 12 (5.80%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.80%) Project Management
10 10 (4.83%) ETL
10 10 (4.83%) Programme Management
10 10 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.35%) CRM
11 9 (4.35%) E-business
11 9 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (29.47%) SQL
2 28 (13.53%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.93%) Java
3 4 (1.93%) X++
4 3 (1.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.48%) C
5 1 (0.48%) C#
5 1 (0.48%) Python
5 1 (0.48%) R
5 1 (0.48%) Scala
5 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (3.86%) CIMA
2 7 (3.38%) CCA
3 6 (2.90%) Degree
3 6 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.45%) ACCA
5 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) CCAB
6 1 (0.48%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.48%) PMP
6 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.48%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.38%) QA
2 6 (2.90%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.97%) COREP
3 2 (0.97%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.48%) Basel III
4 1 (0.48%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.48%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 80 (38.65%) Oracle
2 47 (22.71%) SAP
3 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.28%) HP
5 7 (3.38%) webMethods
6 5 (2.42%) IBM
6 5 (2.42%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (2.42%) Siebel
7 4 (1.93%) NetSuite
8 3 (1.45%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.97%) Microgen
9 2 (0.97%) Murex
10 1 (0.48%) Ariba
10 1 (0.48%) CODA
10 1 (0.48%) Cognos
10 1 (0.48%) Intel
10 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.48%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.48%) SunGard
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