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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Ledger
Rank 486 478 422
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -56
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 121 100 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.55% 0.46% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 63 100
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£450 £468 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £233 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £360 £425
% change year-on-year
+23.26% -15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.75 £18.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +31.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.75 -
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -

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
22118 21615 22093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.76% 41.59% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13989 13706 13026
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 515 548 756
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +4 110 £456 -6.41% 36
London -5 56 £450 -18.18% 9
South East -8 17 £423 +19.01% 11
City of London +4 13 £488 -12.55% 2
North West +3 10 £500 - 2
East of England -11 9 £465 - 4
North East - 8 £495 -
Cheshire - 7 - -
West Sussex - 7 £425 - 3
Hampshire -19 5 £405 +54.28%
South West -28 5 £408 - 6
Yorkshire -8 4 £350 +16.18% 1
West Yorkshire +1 3 £350 -
Bradford - 3 £350 -
Scotland -19 2 £500 +31.57% 2
Merseyside - 2 £500 -
Bristol - 2 £436 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £650 - 2
Winchester - 2 £440 -
Berkshire +5 1 - - 3
North Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Leeds -10 1 £350 -
Edinburgh -18 1 £425 +11.84% 1
Chorley - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £408 - 2
Swindon - 1 £408 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 2

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 227 (78.55%) Finance
2 128 (44.29%) Oracle
2 128 (44.29%) Oracle General Ledger
3 101 (34.95%) Oracle Payables
4 99 (34.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 89 (30.80%) Oracle EBS R12
6 78 (26.99%) Oracle EBS
7 72 (24.91%) SQL
8 58 (20.07%) Cash Management
9 55 (19.03%) Oracle Assets
10 54 (18.69%) Oracle Cash Management
11 52 (17.99%) SAP
12 45 (15.57%) Migration
13 43 (14.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 39 (13.49%) Billing
15 38 (13.15%) Security Cleared
16 37 (12.80%) PL/SQL
17 35 (12.11%) ERP
18 34 (11.76%) Workflow
19 33 (11.42%) Banking
20 32 (11.07%) Oracle Applications
20 32 (11.07%) Oracle Financials
20 32 (11.07%) SC Cleared
21 31 (10.73%) Oracle iProcurement
22 28 (9.69%) CRM
22 28 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
23 26 (9.00%) Oracle Workflow
24 24 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
24 24 (8.30%) UNIX
24 24 (8.30%) Oracle Forms

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 26 (9.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (3.11%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.35%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.08%) MS Office
4 5 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 128 (44.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 101 (34.95%) Oracle Payables
3 99 (34.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 89 (30.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 78 (26.99%) Oracle EBS
6 55 (19.03%) Oracle Assets
7 54 (18.69%) Oracle Cash Management
8 43 (14.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 32 (11.07%) Oracle Financials
9 32 (11.07%) Oracle Applications
10 31 (10.73%) Oracle iProcurement
11 17 (5.88%) SAP FI
12 16 (5.54%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 16 (5.54%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 15 (5.19%) Oracle 11i
13 15 (5.19%) Agresso
14 11 (3.81%) PeopleSoft Financials
15 10 (3.46%) SAP FI/CO
15 10 (3.46%) SAP CO
15 10 (3.46%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.61%) Oracle Reports
2 17 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 14 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.84%) SAP BW
5 11 (3.81%) Oracle Discoverer
6 9 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.42%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.42%) DB2
8 5 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.38%) MS Access
9 4 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.69%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.35%) VLDB
12 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.35%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 24 (8.30%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.08%) Toad
3 5 (1.73%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (1.38%) Selenium
4 4 (1.38%) FitNesse
4 4 (1.38%) JIRA
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.04%) Ant
5 3 (1.04%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.35%) LSMW
6 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 227 (78.55%) Finance
2 39 (13.49%) Billing
3 33 (11.42%) Banking
4 18 (6.23%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.19%) Manufacturing
6 14 (4.84%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.08%) Retail
7 6 (2.08%) Legal
8 5 (1.73%) French Language
8 5 (1.73%) Back Office
9 4 (1.38%) Advertising
10 3 (1.04%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Marketing
11 2 (0.69%) German Language
11 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.35%) Front Office
12 1 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 106 (36.68%) Consultant
2 85 (29.41%) Analyst
3 55 (19.03%) Oracle Consultant
4 42 (14.53%) Functional Consultant
5 37 (12.80%) Business Analyst
6 29 (10.03%) Developer
7 28 (9.69%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 27 (9.34%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 25 (8.65%) SAP Consultant
10 18 (6.23%) Project Manager
11 17 (5.88%) Functional Analyst
12 15 (5.19%) Oracle Developer
13 14 (4.84%) PeopleSoft Consultant
14 12 (4.15%) Oracle Analyst
15 11 (3.81%) PeopleSoft Analyst
15 11 (3.81%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
16 10 (3.46%) Technical Consultant
17 9 (3.11%) Applications Developer
17 9 (3.11%) Test Analyst
17 9 (3.11%) Peoplesoft Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.54%) XML
2 8 (2.77%) SAP XI
3 6 (2.08%) JRules
3 6 (2.08%) Middleware
4 4 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.04%) Apache CXF
5 3 (1.04%) HTML5
5 3 (1.04%) Spring
5 3 (1.04%) Apache Flex
5 3 (1.04%) Ext JS
5 3 (1.04%) HTML
5 3 (1.04%) J2EE
5 3 (1.04%) SOAP
6 1 (0.35%) .NET
6 1 (0.35%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.35%) MXML
6 1 (0.35%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.15%) Data Structures
2 12 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.81%) Data Extraction
4 7 (2.42%) PMI
4 7 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.08%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.38%) Open Source
6 4 (1.38%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.04%) FMCG
7 3 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.04%) VSAM
7 3 (1.04%) Derivative
8 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.35%) EPoS
9 1 (0.35%) EFT
9 1 (0.35%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.30%) UNIX
2 5 (1.73%) Linux
3 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.07%) Cash Management
2 45 (15.57%) Migration
3 35 (12.11%) ERP
4 34 (11.76%) Workflow
5 28 (9.69%) CRM
5 28 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (8.30%) Test Scripting
7 23 (7.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (7.61%) Project Management
9 20 (6.92%) Data Migration
10 18 (6.23%) Change Management
10 18 (6.23%) PRINCE2
11 15 (5.19%) ETL
11 15 (5.19%) Configuration Management
12 14 (4.84%) E-business
12 14 (4.84%) GAP Analysis
12 14 (4.84%) Mentoring
13 13 (4.50%) Data Management
14 11 (3.81%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (24.91%) SQL
2 37 (12.80%) PL/SQL
3 17 (5.88%) Java
4 5 (1.73%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.38%) VBA
5 4 (1.38%) Perl
6 3 (1.04%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.69%) C
7 2 (0.69%) COBOL
7 2 (0.69%) Korn
7 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.35%) R
8 1 (0.35%) SELCOPY
8 1 (0.35%) JCL
8 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.35%) ABAP
8 1 (0.35%) C#
8 1 (0.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (13.15%) Security Cleared
2 32 (11.07%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.23%) Degree
4 11 (3.81%) ACCA
4 11 (3.81%) CIMA
5 10 (3.46%) PMI Certification
5 10 (3.46%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.73%) CCA
7 4 (1.38%) ISEB
7 4 (1.38%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.04%) PMP
8 3 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.96%) QA
2 16 (5.54%) SLA
3 11 (3.81%) GAAP
4 5 (1.73%) Solvency II
5 3 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.04%) FINREP
6 2 (0.69%) Basel III
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.35%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.35%) COREP
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 128 (44.29%) Oracle
2 52 (17.99%) SAP
3 23 (7.96%) PeopleSoft
4 20 (6.92%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.84%) Siebel
6 10 (3.46%) HP
7 9 (3.11%) Informatica
8 6 (2.08%) CODA
8 6 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.73%) webMethods
9 5 (1.73%) Talend
10 4 (1.38%) Perforce
10 4 (1.38%) Pegasus
11 3 (1.04%) IBM
11 3 (1.04%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.69%) Sybase
12 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.69%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.69%) Sage
12 2 (0.69%) Tableau
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