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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Ledger
Rank 460 469 415
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -54
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 140 101 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.66% 0.49% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 48 65
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£450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £232 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00

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
21059 20444 19546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.25% 39.38% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12920 12558 11820
Average daily rate £438 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 602 625
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.38 £25.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.67% -13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +24 128 £450 - 29
London +2 59 £488 +8.33% 14
South East -17 20 £438 +6.06% 5
City of London +20 16 £488 -7.14% 5
West Midlands +5 12 £400 -11.11% 1
North West -8 11 £525 +69.35% 2
North East +7 9 £450 +14.64%
Tyne and Wear +12 8 £450 +14.64%
Scotland 0 8 £298 - 1
Oxfordshire -10 8 £250 -
Edinburgh -2 7 £298 -
Hampshire -6 7 £420 +26.79% 1
Manchester -6 5 £525 +69.35% 1
Yorkshire -15 5 £488 -2.50%
East of England -1 4 £525 -
South West -2 4 £493 - 5
West Sussex - 4 £529 -
West Yorkshire -6 3 £475 -5.00%
Birmingham -10 3 £400 -11.11%
Bristol - 3 £510 - 5
Halifax - 3 £475 -
Essex - 2 £413 -
Cheshire -1 1 - - 1
Brentwood - 1 £425 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 £475 -
Banbury - 1 £450 -
Wiltshire - 1 £475 -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 216 (83.72%) Finance
2 97 (37.60%) Oracle
2 97 (37.60%) Oracle General Ledger
3 92 (35.66%) SAP
4 59 (22.87%) Oracle Payables
5 56 (21.71%) Banking
6 53 (20.54%) SQL
7 50 (19.38%) Oracle Receivables
8 49 (18.99%) SAP FI
9 46 (17.83%) Oracle EBS R12
10 42 (16.28%) Oracle EBS
11 36 (13.95%) ERP
12 35 (13.57%) Cash Management
13 34 (13.18%) SAP CO
13 34 (13.18%) Workflow
13 34 (13.18%) SAP FI/CO
14 31 (12.02%) Migration
14 31 (12.02%) Security Cleared
15 30 (11.63%) PL/SQL
15 30 (11.63%) Project Management
16 28 (10.85%) Oracle Reports
16 28 (10.85%) Oracle Financials
17 27 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (10.47%) SC Cleared
18 25 (9.69%) Oracle Forms
18 25 (9.69%) Oracle Applications
19 24 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
19 24 (9.30%) Oracle Cash Management
20 23 (8.91%) User Acceptance Testing
20 23 (8.91%) UNIX

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (8.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (2.71%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 5 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.94%) NetWeaver
4 4 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.71%) MS Office
3 5 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 97 (37.60%) Oracle General Ledger
2 59 (22.87%) Oracle Payables
3 50 (19.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 49 (18.99%) SAP FI
5 46 (17.83%) Oracle EBS R12
6 42 (16.28%) Oracle EBS
7 34 (13.18%) SAP CO
7 34 (13.18%) SAP FI/CO
8 28 (10.85%) Oracle Financials
9 25 (9.69%) Oracle Applications
10 24 (9.30%) Oracle Cash Management
11 16 (6.20%) Oracle Assets
11 16 (6.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 15 (5.81%) SAP ERP
13 14 (5.43%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 13 (5.04%) SAP PSCD
15 11 (4.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 11 (4.26%) SAP FI-CA
16 8 (3.10%) SAP FI-GL
17 7 (2.71%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.78%) FTP
2 1 (0.39%) RTP
2 1 (0.39%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.85%) Oracle Reports
2 24 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (7.36%) SAP BW
3 19 (7.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 14 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (3.10%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (2.33%) MS Access
9 5 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.16%) OLAP
10 3 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.16%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.78%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 25 (9.69%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.16%) JIRA
4 2 (0.78%) LSMW
4 2 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.78%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.39%) Toad
5 1 (0.39%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 216 (83.72%) Finance
2 56 (21.71%) Banking
3 19 (7.36%) Investment Banking
4 18 (6.98%) Retail
5 11 (4.26%) Back Office
6 10 (3.88%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.33%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.94%) Legal
9 4 (1.55%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (1.16%) Front Office
10 3 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.16%) French Language
11 2 (0.78%) Marketing
11 2 (0.78%) Billing
11 2 (0.78%) Advertising
11 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 84 (32.56%) Analyst
2 83 (32.17%) Consultant
3 44 (17.05%) SAP Consultant
4 41 (15.89%) Business Analyst
5 34 (13.18%) Oracle Consultant
6 28 (10.85%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 22 (8.53%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 19 (7.36%) Test Analyst
9 16 (6.20%) Project Manager
10 15 (5.81%) Test Manager
10 15 (5.81%) Support Analyst
11 12 (4.65%) Functional Consultant
12 10 (3.88%) Oracle Analyst
12 10 (3.88%) SAP CO Consultant
12 10 (3.88%) SAP FI Consultant
13 9 (3.49%) Architect
13 9 (3.49%) Developer
14 8 (3.10%) Oracle Support Analyst
14 8 (3.10%) Oracle Functional Consultant
14 8 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.36%) XML
2 14 (5.43%) SAP XI
3 6 (2.33%) Middleware
4 4 (1.55%) JRules
5 3 (1.16%) .NET
6 2 (0.78%) Web Services
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.26%) Derivative
3 9 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.71%) FMCG
5 5 (1.94%) Equities
5 5 (1.94%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.55%) PMI
7 3 (1.16%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.16%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.78%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.39%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.39%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.91%) UNIX
2 5 (1.94%) Solaris
3 3 (1.16%) Linux
3 3 (1.16%) Windows
3 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.78%) AIX
5 1 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (13.95%) ERP
2 35 (13.57%) Cash Management
3 34 (13.18%) Workflow
4 31 (12.02%) Migration
5 30 (11.63%) Project Management
6 27 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (8.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (6.98%) Asset Management
9 17 (6.59%) CRM
9 17 (6.59%) Test Management
10 16 (6.20%) ETL
11 15 (5.81%) ITIL
11 15 (5.81%) Business Analysis
12 14 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (5.04%) Regression Testing
13 13 (5.04%) Data Analysis
14 12 (4.65%) Data Management
15 11 (4.26%) PRINCE2
15 11 (4.26%) Integration Testing
16 10 (3.88%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 53 (20.54%) SQL
2 30 (11.63%) PL/SQL
3 8 (3.10%) Java
3 8 (3.10%) ABAP
4 2 (0.78%) AWK
4 2 (0.78%) VBA
5 1 (0.39%) C
5 1 (0.39%) C#
5 1 (0.39%) SQR
Qualifications
1 31 (12.02%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.26%) CCA
3 11 (4.26%) Degree
4 10 (3.88%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.88%) ISEB
4 10 (3.88%) ACCA
5 9 (3.49%) CIMA
6 8 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.71%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.55%) SAP Certification
9 3 (1.16%) PMP
10 2 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.39%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.43%) SLA
2 13 (5.04%) QA
3 6 (2.33%) Solvency II
3 6 (2.33%) GAAP
4 5 (1.94%) COREP
5 4 (1.55%) FINREP
5 4 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.78%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 4 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 97 (37.60%) Oracle
2 92 (35.66%) SAP
3 17 (6.59%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.65%) Cognos
5 10 (3.88%) webMethods
6 8 (3.10%) Business Objects
7 7 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.33%) Talend
9 5 (1.94%) HP
10 4 (1.55%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.55%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.55%) Sybase
11 3 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.16%) Wall Street Systems
12 2 (0.78%) Informatica
12 2 (0.78%) Sun
13 1 (0.39%) Avaya
13 1 (0.39%) IBM
13 1 (0.39%) CODA
13 1 (0.39%) Northgate
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