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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Ledger
Rank 482 472 413
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -59
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 113 110 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.53% 0.52% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 78 89
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£450 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £322 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £800 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 - £18.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 - -

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
21157 21159 20450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.35% 41.00% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13773 13366 12040
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 570 781
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £21.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -23 103 £450 -18.18% 12
London -13 44 £475 -20.83% 3
South East -12 19 £413 +7.84% 2
North West - 16 £700 - 2
City of London -1 9 £494 -10.22%
West Sussex +4 8 £444 -20.75%
Hampshire -14 8 £390 +30.00%
Cheshire - 8 - -
East of England -11 7 £425 -
Manchester - 6 £700 - 2
Yorkshire -8 5 £350 -
West Yorkshire -7 4 £350 -
South West -21 3 £479 -0.77% 2
Scotland -9 2 £500 +31.57%
Hertfordshire - 2 £650 -
Southampton -3 1 £375 +66.66%
Leeds -5 1 £350 -
North Yorkshire -6 1 - -
Edinburgh -17 1 £425 +11.84%
Bristol - 1 £550 - 2
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £408 -
Luton - 1 £425 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £405 -
Wiltshire - 1 £408 -
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Midlands - - - - 2

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 212 (81.85%) Finance
2 112 (43.24%) Oracle
2 112 (43.24%) Oracle General Ledger
3 86 (33.20%) Oracle Payables
3 86 (33.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 73 (28.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 69 (26.64%) Oracle EBS
6 67 (25.87%) SAP
7 63 (24.32%) SQL
8 58 (22.39%) Cash Management
9 52 (20.08%) Oracle Cash Management
10 45 (17.37%) Oracle Assets
11 40 (15.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 36 (13.90%) Security Cleared
13 33 (12.74%) SC Cleared
13 33 (12.74%) ERP
14 31 (11.97%) Migration
15 30 (11.58%) Workflow
15 30 (11.58%) Banking
15 30 (11.58%) PL/SQL
16 27 (10.42%) SAP FI
17 26 (10.04%) Oracle Financials
18 25 (9.65%) Oracle Applications
18 25 (9.65%) Oracle iProcurement
19 24 (9.27%) Project Management
20 22 (8.49%) CRM
20 22 (8.49%) Microsoft
20 22 (8.49%) Test Scripting
21 21 (8.11%) Oracle Workflow
22 20 (7.72%) Agile Software Development

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (8.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (3.86%) NetWeaver
3 5 (1.93%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.39%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (2.70%) MS Office
3 5 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 112 (43.24%) Oracle General Ledger
2 86 (33.20%) Oracle Payables
2 86 (33.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 73 (28.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 69 (26.64%) Oracle EBS
5 52 (20.08%) Oracle Cash Management
6 45 (17.37%) Oracle Assets
7 40 (15.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 27 (10.42%) SAP FI
9 26 (10.04%) Oracle Financials
10 25 (9.65%) Oracle Applications
10 25 (9.65%) Oracle iProcurement
11 16 (6.18%) SAP CO
11 16 (6.18%) SAP FI/CO
11 16 (6.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 13 (5.02%) Agresso
12 13 (5.02%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 12 (4.63%) Oracle 11i
14 10 (3.86%) SAP BPC
14 10 (3.86%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.34%) Oracle Reports
2 16 (6.18%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.79%) SAP BW
4 12 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (2.70%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (2.70%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.93%) DB2
9 4 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.54%) MS Access
10 3 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.16%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (7.34%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (1.93%) Toad
4 4 (1.54%) JIRA
5 3 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.77%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.77%) Ant
6 2 (0.77%) LSMW
7 1 (0.39%) Subversion
7 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.39%) Selenium
7 1 (0.39%) FitNesse
General
1 212 (81.85%) Finance
2 30 (11.58%) Banking
3 16 (6.18%) Manufacturing
3 16 (6.18%) Billing
4 9 (3.47%) Retail
4 9 (3.47%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.93%) Back Office
6 5 (1.93%) Legal
6 5 (1.93%) French Language
7 3 (1.16%) Advertising
7 3 (1.16%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.77%) German Language
8 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 104 (40.15%) Consultant
2 71 (27.41%) Analyst
3 52 (20.08%) Oracle Consultant
4 40 (15.44%) Functional Consultant
5 32 (12.36%) Business Analyst
6 30 (11.58%) SAP Consultant
7 26 (10.04%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 25 (9.65%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 18 (6.95%) Project Manager
9 18 (6.95%) Developer
10 12 (4.63%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.63%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 10 (3.86%) Technical Consultant
11 10 (3.86%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.86%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (3.47%) PeopleSoft Consultant
12 9 (3.47%) Oracle Analyst
13 8 (3.09%) SAP BPC Consultant
13 8 (3.09%) Oracle Technical Consultant
14 7 (2.70%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.47%) SAP XI
1 9 (3.47%) XML
2 7 (2.70%) Middleware
3 5 (1.93%) JRules
4 4 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.77%) Apache Flex
5 2 (0.77%) Ext JS
5 2 (0.77%) HTML5
5 2 (0.77%) Apache CXF
5 2 (0.77%) HTML
5 2 (0.77%) J2EE
5 2 (0.77%) SOAP
5 2 (0.77%) Spring
6 1 (0.39%) FpML
6 1 (0.39%) .NET
6 1 (0.39%) MXML
6 1 (0.39%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.25%) Data Extraction
3 7 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (2.32%) PMI
5 5 (1.93%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.16%) Derivative
7 3 (1.16%) VSAM
7 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.16%) FMCG
7 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.77%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.39%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.39%) EPoS
9 1 (0.39%) EFT
9 1 (0.39%) Open Source
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.41%) UNIX
2 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (1.16%) Windows
2 3 (1.16%) Solaris
2 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.39%) Cash Management
2 33 (12.74%) ERP
3 31 (11.97%) Migration
4 30 (11.58%) Workflow
5 24 (9.27%) Project Management
6 22 (8.49%) CRM
6 22 (8.49%) Test Scripting
7 20 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (7.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (6.18%) PRINCE2
10 15 (5.79%) ETL
10 15 (5.79%) Configuration Management
11 14 (5.41%) E-business
12 12 (4.63%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (4.63%) ITIL
13 11 (4.25%) Data Management
13 11 (4.25%) Change Management
14 10 (3.86%) Waterfall
14 10 (3.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (24.32%) SQL
2 30 (11.58%) PL/SQL
3 8 (3.09%) Java
4 3 (1.16%) VBA
5 2 (0.77%) ABAP
5 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.77%) Perl
5 2 (0.77%) C
5 2 (0.77%) COBOL
5 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.39%) JCL
6 1 (0.39%) C#
6 1 (0.39%) C++
6 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.39%) R
6 1 (0.39%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 36 (13.90%) Security Cleared
2 33 (12.74%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.25%) CIMA
3 11 (4.25%) ACCA
4 9 (3.47%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (3.47%) PMI Certification
4 9 (3.47%) Degree
5 6 (2.32%) CCA
6 4 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.16%) PMP
8 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.72%) QA
2 15 (5.79%) SLA
3 11 (4.25%) GAAP
4 5 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.93%) Solvency II
5 3 (1.16%) FINREP
6 2 (0.77%) Basel III
7 1 (0.39%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.39%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.39%) COREP
Systems Management
1 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 112 (43.24%) Oracle
2 67 (25.87%) SAP
3 22 (8.49%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.02%) PeopleSoft
5 8 (3.09%) HP
5 8 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.70%) Talend
7 6 (2.32%) webMethods
8 4 (1.54%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.54%) Cognos
8 4 (1.54%) CODA
9 3 (1.16%) Informatica
9 3 (1.16%) IBM
9 3 (1.16%) Siebel
10 2 (0.77%) Tableau
10 2 (0.77%) Sybase
10 2 (0.77%) Pegasus
10 2 (0.77%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.77%) Perforce
11 1 (0.39%) ReadSoft
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