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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Ledger
Rank 472 432 481
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +49
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 153 163 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.66% 0.76% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 97 58
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£500 £427 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £683
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -

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
23258 21418 22337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.22% 38.56% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14885 13191 13657
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 600 549 622
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.31 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.37 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -5.04%

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 5 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 5 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 139 £500 +17.37% 26
London +3 68 £507 +6.78% 15
North West +14 33 £538 +34.37% 1
Manchester +8 20 £575 +43.75%
City of London -16 15 £538 +13.15% 4
South East -24 13 £450 +56.52% 2
Tyne and Wear -17 9 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 9 - -
North East -24 9 - - 1
South West 0 6 £463 +2.77% 3
Hampshire -2 5 £425 -
Berkshire -10 5 £463 +76.19%
Cheshire - 5 £650 - 1
Bristol - 5 £468 -
South Wales 0 3 - -
West Midlands -2 3 £463 +8.82%
Aldershot -4 3 £450 -
Edinburgh -4 3 £280 -35.63%
Wales -4 3 - -
Scotland -4 3 £280 -37.77%
Reading -8 3 £388 -3.12%
Newport - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £470 - 1
Warwickshire +7 2 £463 -
East of England -8 2 £538 +26.47% 4
Yorkshire -22 2 £338 -
Portsmouth - 2 £425 -
Edgware - 2 £165 -
Hounslow - 2 £431 -
Worthing - 2 - -

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 265 (90.14%) Finance
2 127 (43.20%) Oracle
2 127 (43.20%) Oracle General Ledger
3 77 (26.19%) Oracle Payables
4 71 (24.15%) Banking
5 65 (22.11%) SQL
6 62 (21.09%) Oracle EBS R12
7 61 (20.75%) Oracle Receivables
8 60 (20.41%) Oracle EBS
9 58 (19.73%) Cash Management
10 48 (16.33%) SAP
10 48 (16.33%) Oracle Assets
11 42 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
12 40 (13.61%) Oracle Financials
13 38 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
14 36 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
15 34 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (11.22%) Workflow
16 33 (11.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
17 31 (10.54%) Investment Banking
17 31 (10.54%) MS Excel
17 31 (10.54%) PL/SQL
17 31 (10.54%) Project Management
18 29 (9.86%) Microsoft
19 27 (9.18%) SAP FI
20 25 (8.50%) ERP
20 25 (8.50%) Oracle Workflow
20 25 (8.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
21 24 (8.16%) Business Analysis
22 23 (7.82%) Oracle Forms

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 25 (8.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 16 (5.44%) CICS
3 5 (1.70%) SAS
4 4 (1.36%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (10.54%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.40%) MS Office
3 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 127 (43.20%) Oracle General Ledger
2 77 (26.19%) Oracle Payables
3 62 (21.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 61 (20.75%) Oracle Receivables
5 60 (20.41%) Oracle EBS
6 48 (16.33%) Oracle Assets
7 42 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
8 40 (13.61%) Oracle Financials
9 33 (11.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 27 (9.18%) SAP FI
11 25 (8.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 20 (6.80%) SAP FI/CO
12 20 (6.80%) SAP CO
13 17 (5.78%) Oracle Applications
14 16 (5.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 12 (4.08%) Oracle iProcurement
15 12 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
16 9 (3.06%) HFM
16 9 (3.06%) Oracle FAH
17 8 (2.72%) SAP PSCD
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.78%) FTP
2 4 (1.36%) Internet
3 3 (1.02%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (6.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 14 (4.76%) DB2
4 14 (4.76%) IMS/DB
5 11 (3.74%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.72%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.72%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.04%) MS Access
8 6 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.70%) SAP BW
10 4 (1.36%) SQLPlus
10 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.02%) SQL Navigator
11 3 (1.02%) OLAP
11 3 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 23 (7.82%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.04%) JDeveloper
3 4 (1.36%) Toad
4 3 (1.02%) Selenium
5 2 (0.68%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.68%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.68%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.34%) Subversion
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 265 (90.14%) Finance
2 71 (24.15%) Banking
3 31 (10.54%) Investment Banking
4 23 (7.82%) Back Office
5 20 (6.80%) Retail
6 15 (5.10%) Billing
7 8 (2.72%) Corporate Banking
8 7 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.04%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.70%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.02%) Front Office
11 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.02%) International Banking
11 3 (1.02%) Marketing
12 1 (0.34%) French Language
12 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Local Government
12 1 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 112 (38.10%) Analyst
2 77 (26.19%) Consultant
3 52 (17.69%) Business Analyst
4 50 (17.01%) Oracle Consultant
5 25 (8.50%) Functional Consultant
6 23 (7.82%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 22 (7.48%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 21 (7.14%) Project Manager
9 20 (6.80%) Test Analyst
9 20 (6.80%) Developer
9 20 (6.80%) SAP Consultant
10 19 (6.46%) Financial Analyst
11 17 (5.78%) Support Analyst
11 17 (5.78%) Test Manager
12 15 (5.10%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 13 (4.42%) Oracle Analyst
14 12 (4.08%) Functional Analyst
15 10 (3.40%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
16 9 (3.06%) Test Leader
17 8 (2.72%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.12%) XML
2 14 (4.76%) HTML
3 8 (2.72%) SAP XI
4 4 (1.36%) .NET
4 4 (1.36%) Middleware
5 2 (0.68%) Web Services
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.34%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.76%) Derivative
4 11 (3.74%) Equities
5 7 (2.38%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.04%) Contract for Difference
6 6 (2.04%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.70%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.02%) FMCG
8 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.34%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.12%) UNIX
2 14 (4.76%) MVS
3 3 (1.02%) HPUX
3 3 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (19.73%) Cash Management
2 34 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (11.22%) Workflow
4 31 (10.54%) Project Management
5 25 (8.50%) ERP
6 24 (8.16%) Business Analysis
7 23 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (7.14%) Migration
9 17 (5.78%) Test Scripting
10 16 (5.44%) Test Management
11 15 (5.10%) ETL
12 14 (4.76%) Data Analysis
13 13 (4.42%) Test Strategy
13 13 (4.42%) Technical Analysis
14 12 (4.08%) E-business
15 10 (3.40%) Asset Management
15 10 (3.40%) Validation
15 10 (3.40%) Data Migration
15 10 (3.40%) IT Governance
16 9 (3.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (22.11%) SQL
2 31 (10.54%) PL/SQL
3 18 (6.12%) VBA
4 16 (5.44%) COBOL
5 14 (4.76%) JCL
6 9 (3.06%) Java
7 4 (1.36%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.34%) PeopleCode
8 1 (0.34%) Perl
8 1 (0.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (6.80%) ISEB
2 19 (6.46%) ISTQB
3 16 (5.44%) Degree
3 16 (5.44%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.44%) ACCA
4 14 (4.76%) CIMA
4 14 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (3.40%) CCA
7 5 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.36%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.34%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 12 (4.08%) COREP
2 9 (3.06%) SLA
3 8 (2.72%) FINREP
4 7 (2.38%) CRD IV
4 7 (2.38%) QA
5 5 (1.70%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.68%) Basel III
6 2 (0.68%) GAAP
7 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 14 (4.76%) Control-M
2 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 127 (43.20%) Oracle
2 48 (16.33%) SAP
3 29 (9.86%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.40%) Hyperion
5 9 (3.06%) Cognos
6 8 (2.72%) HP
6 8 (2.72%) JD Edwards
7 7 (2.38%) webMethods
7 7 (2.38%) Sun
8 6 (2.04%) Sybase
8 6 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (2.04%) Wall Street Systems
9 5 (1.70%) Teradata
10 3 (1.02%) Actimize
10 3 (1.02%) IBM
11 2 (0.68%) Murex
11 2 (0.68%) Ariba
11 2 (0.68%) Informatica
12 1 (0.34%) CODA
12 1 (0.34%) CA
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