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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Ledger
Rank 494 474 432
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -42
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 120 103 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.53% 0.47% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 61 106
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£450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £190 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £355 £425
% change year-on-year
+30.98% -16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
22515 21985 24123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.57% 41.91% 44.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14065 13876 14323
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 £273 £272 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 583 735
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.96 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 0 109 £450 - 30
London +17 71 £450 -3.01% 14
City of London +20 19 £456 -17.04% 4
South East -18 11 £425 +26.86% 3
North West -5 7 £500 - 1
East of England -18 6 £465 -20.85% 2
West Midlands -15 4 £426 +124.34% 2
Hampshire -15 4 £440 +67.52% 1
North East -35 4 £498 -
South West -34 3 £322 +5.40% 7
Berkshire +12 2 £425 -15.00% 2
Yorkshire -3 2 - - 1
Scotland -14 2 - - 2
Merseyside - 2 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £440 -
Bradford - 2 - -
Reading +9 1 £425 -15.00%
Manchester -5 1 - -
Birmingham -6 1 £425 +123.68%
South Wales -13 1 £475 +18.75%
Bristol -22 1 £322 +5.40% 2
Wales -23 1 £475 +18.75%
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
Luton - 1 £425 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Bridgend - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
St Helens - - - -
Swindon - - - - 2

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 229 (79.51%) Finance
2 135 (46.88%) Oracle
2 135 (46.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 111 (38.54%) Oracle Payables
4 109 (37.85%) Oracle Receivables
5 100 (34.72%) Oracle EBS R12
6 83 (28.82%) Oracle EBS
7 77 (26.74%) SQL
8 61 (21.18%) Cash Management
9 60 (20.83%) Oracle Cash Management
10 59 (20.49%) Oracle Assets
11 53 (18.40%) Migration
12 44 (15.28%) PL/SQL
12 44 (15.28%) SAP
13 43 (14.93%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 41 (14.24%) Billing
15 39 (13.54%) Oracle Applications
16 37 (12.85%) Workflow
17 36 (12.50%) Security Cleared
18 35 (12.15%) Oracle iProcurement
18 35 (12.15%) Oracle Financials
19 32 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
19 32 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
20 31 (10.76%) Banking
21 30 (10.42%) ERP
21 30 (10.42%) Test Scripting
22 29 (10.07%) Oracle Forms
23 28 (9.72%) SC Cleared
24 27 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
25 26 (9.03%) Oracle Reports

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (1.74%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.35%) CMS
4 1 (0.35%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.43%) MS Office
4 6 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 135 (46.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 111 (38.54%) Oracle Payables
3 109 (37.85%) Oracle Receivables
4 100 (34.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 83 (28.82%) Oracle EBS
6 60 (20.83%) Oracle Cash Management
7 59 (20.49%) Oracle Assets
8 43 (14.93%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 39 (13.54%) Oracle Applications
10 35 (12.15%) Oracle Financials
10 35 (12.15%) Oracle iProcurement
11 21 (7.29%) Oracle 11i
12 16 (5.56%) SAP FI
13 15 (5.21%) Agresso
14 14 (4.86%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 13 (4.51%) SAP FI/CO
15 13 (4.51%) SAP CO
16 12 (4.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
17 10 (3.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 9 (3.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.03%) Oracle Reports
2 20 (6.94%) Oracle Database
3 16 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 15 (5.21%) Oracle Discoverer
5 12 (4.17%) SQL Server
6 11 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.43%) DB2
8 7 (2.43%) SAP BW
9 6 (2.08%) MS Access
10 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.69%) SQLPlus
14 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.35%) DB2 UDB
14 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.35%) IBM InfoSphere
14 1 (0.35%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 29 (10.07%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (3.13%) Toad
3 5 (1.74%) Selenium
3 5 (1.74%) FitNesse
4 3 (1.04%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (1.04%) Ant
4 3 (1.04%) JIRA
4 3 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.69%) LSMW
5 2 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.35%) Subversion
6 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 229 (79.51%) Finance
2 41 (14.24%) Billing
3 31 (10.76%) Banking
4 14 (4.86%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.51%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.51%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.43%) Back Office
7 5 (1.74%) Retail
7 5 (1.74%) French Language
8 4 (1.39%) Advertising
9 3 (1.04%) Marketing
9 3 (1.04%) Legal
10 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.69%) German Language
10 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.35%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 94 (32.64%) Consultant
2 92 (31.94%) Analyst
3 56 (19.44%) Oracle Consultant
4 41 (14.24%) Functional Consultant
5 38 (13.19%) Business Analyst
6 35 (12.15%) Developer
7 30 (10.42%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 28 (9.72%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 19 (6.60%) Project Manager
10 17 (5.90%) Oracle Developer
10 17 (5.90%) Functional Analyst
11 16 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
12 14 (4.86%) SAP Consultant
13 13 (4.51%) PeopleSoft Consultant
14 12 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
15 11 (3.82%) PeopleSoft Analyst
15 11 (3.82%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
16 9 (3.13%) Applications Developer
17 8 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
17 8 (2.78%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.90%) XML
2 6 (2.08%) Middleware
3 5 (1.74%) JRules
4 4 (1.39%) 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 22 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 11 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.47%) Data Extraction
5 8 (2.78%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.08%) PMI
6 6 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.74%) Open Source
8 4 (1.39%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.04%) FMCG
9 3 (1.04%) VSAM
10 2 (0.69%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.35%) EPoS
11 1 (0.35%) EFT
11 1 (0.35%) NHS
11 1 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.03%) UNIX
2 5 (1.74%) Linux
3 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.18%) Cash Management
2 53 (18.40%) Migration
3 37 (12.85%) Workflow
4 32 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (10.42%) ERP
5 30 (10.42%) Test Scripting
6 27 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (8.68%) Data Migration
8 24 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (7.99%) CRM
10 21 (7.29%) Project Management
11 20 (6.94%) Change Management
12 18 (6.25%) PRINCE2
13 17 (5.90%) Configuration Management
14 16 (5.56%) Data Management
14 16 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
15 15 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (5.21%) E-business
16 14 (4.86%) GAP Analysis
16 14 (4.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (26.74%) SQL
2 44 (15.28%) PL/SQL
3 17 (5.90%) Java
4 8 (2.78%) VBA
5 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.39%) Perl
7 3 (1.04%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.69%) C
8 2 (0.69%) COBOL
8 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.69%) Korn
8 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.35%) R
9 1 (0.35%) SELCOPY
9 1 (0.35%) JCL
9 1 (0.35%) C#
9 1 (0.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 28 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.90%) Degree
4 11 (3.82%) CIMA
5 10 (3.47%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (3.13%) PMI Certification
6 9 (3.13%) ACCA
7 7 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.74%) ISEB
8 5 (1.74%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.04%) PMP
10 2 (0.69%) CCA
11 1 (0.35%) ICAEW
11 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.35%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.33%) QA
2 19 (6.60%) SLA
3 7 (2.43%) GAAP
4 5 (1.74%) Solvency II
5 4 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.04%) Basel III
6 3 (1.04%) FINREP
7 2 (0.69%) COREP
7 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.35%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 135 (46.88%) Oracle
2 44 (15.28%) SAP
3 25 (8.68%) PeopleSoft
4 24 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.86%) HP
5 14 (4.86%) Siebel
6 10 (3.47%) Informatica
7 6 (2.08%) CODA
8 5 (1.74%) Pegasus
8 5 (1.74%) Sage
9 4 (1.39%) Perforce
9 4 (1.39%) IBM
10 3 (1.04%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.04%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.69%) Cognos
11 2 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.69%) Tableau
11 2 (0.69%) Talend
12 1 (0.35%) ReadSoft
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