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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Ledger
Rank 473 456 449
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 123 139 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.68% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 78 57
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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 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £422 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.99% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £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
20823 20443 20419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.05% 38.62% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13157 12905 12292
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 558 659
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £45.00 £44.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -44 110 £473 +5.00% 28
London +8 74 £431 -9.21% 13
City of London +15 16 £500 +2.56% 3
South East -11 13 £473 +42.64% 4
North West -16 9 £538 +34.37% 4
Scotland +7 8 £270 -46.00% 1
Edinburgh +4 7 £270 -46.00%
Manchester -3 7 £538 +34.37% 2
Berkshire +2 6 £563 +152.80% 1
East of England -8 6 £475 -9.52%
Reading +4 5 £650 - 1
Croydon - 4 £400 -
Essex -3 3 £450 -
Oxfordshire -17 3 £450 - 1
Surrey +14 2 £450 -2.70%
South West +12 2 £1,000 +104.60% 2
Bristol +8 2 £1,000 +104.60% 1
Suffolk +6 2 £480 -
Cheshire -9 2 - - 2
Chelmsford -10 2 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 2 £358 -13.71%
Tyne and Wear -12 2 £358 -13.71%
North East -14 2 £358 -13.71%
Yorkshire -18 2 £500 - 2
West Sussex -19 2 £510 - 1
Ipswich - 2 £480 -
Chester - 2 - - 2
Edgware - 2 £165 -
North Yorkshire +1 1 £500 -
Bedfordshire +1 1 £475 -9.52%

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 217 (84.11%) Finance
2 99 (38.37%) Oracle
2 99 (38.37%) Oracle General Ledger
3 78 (30.23%) SAP
4 64 (24.81%) Banking
5 62 (24.03%) SQL
6 53 (20.54%) Oracle Payables
7 44 (17.05%) Oracle EBS R12
8 42 (16.28%) Oracle Reports
9 41 (15.89%) SAP FI
9 41 (15.89%) Workflow
9 41 (15.89%) Oracle Receivables
10 40 (15.50%) PL/SQL
11 39 (15.12%) Oracle EBS
12 38 (14.73%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (13.57%) Data Warehouse
14 33 (12.79%) Cash Management
15 31 (12.02%) ERP
16 30 (11.63%) SAP FI/CO
16 30 (11.63%) SAP CO
17 29 (11.24%) Oracle Workflow
18 28 (10.85%) Oracle Forms
19 27 (10.47%) Oracle Financials
20 26 (10.08%) Oracle Cash Management
21 25 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
22 24 (9.30%) Investment Banking
23 23 (8.91%) Migration
23 23 (8.91%) UNIX
23 23 (8.91%) Oracle Assets
24 22 (8.53%) Oracle Applications

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (11.24%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (2.71%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 5 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.94%) SAS
4 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.88%) MS Office
3 6 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 99 (38.37%) Oracle General Ledger
2 53 (20.54%) Oracle Payables
3 44 (17.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 41 (15.89%) SAP FI
4 41 (15.89%) Oracle Receivables
5 39 (15.12%) Oracle EBS
6 30 (11.63%) SAP FI/CO
6 30 (11.63%) SAP CO
7 27 (10.47%) Oracle Financials
8 26 (10.08%) Oracle Cash Management
9 23 (8.91%) Oracle Assets
10 22 (8.53%) Oracle Applications
11 14 (5.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 12 (4.65%) Oracle iProcurement
13 8 (3.10%) HFM
13 8 (3.10%) Oracle FAH
13 8 (3.10%) Oracle TCA
13 8 (3.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 8 (3.10%) SAP ERP
14 7 (2.71%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.55%) FTP
1 4 (1.55%) Internet
2 3 (1.16%) RTP
3 1 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.28%) Oracle Reports
2 35 (13.57%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (7.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 18 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 14 (5.43%) SAP BW
6 13 (5.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (4.26%) SQL Server
8 11 (4.26%) Oracle Discoverer
9 7 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.33%) MS Access
11 5 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.55%) SQLPlus
12 4 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.16%) Hyperion Smart View
13 3 (1.16%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 3 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (1.16%) OLAP
13 3 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (10.85%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.33%) JDeveloper
3 3 (1.16%) Toad
4 2 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.78%) Selenium
4 2 (0.78%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.39%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.39%) Subversion
5 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 217 (84.11%) Finance
2 64 (24.81%) Banking
3 24 (9.30%) Investment Banking
4 22 (8.53%) Retail
5 16 (6.20%) Back Office
6 8 (3.10%) Corporate Banking
7 7 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.33%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.94%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.55%) Billing
11 3 (1.16%) Front Office
11 3 (1.16%) Marketing
12 1 (0.39%) French Language
12 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.39%) Advertising
12 1 (0.39%) Automotive
12 1 (0.39%) Law
12 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (37.60%) Analyst
2 60 (23.26%) Consultant
3 49 (18.99%) Business Analyst
4 30 (11.63%) SAP Consultant
5 26 (10.08%) Oracle Consultant
6 25 (9.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 19 (7.36%) Test Analyst
8 18 (6.98%) Project Manager
9 17 (6.59%) Test Manager
9 17 (6.59%) Developer
10 15 (5.81%) Support Analyst
11 13 (5.04%) Functional Consultant
11 13 (5.04%) Oracle Financials Consultant
12 12 (4.65%) Oracle Functional Consultant
13 11 (4.26%) Oracle Analyst
14 10 (3.88%) SAP FI Consultant
14 10 (3.88%) SAP CO Consultant
14 10 (3.88%) Architect
14 10 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (3.49%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.14%) XML
2 7 (2.71%) SAP XI
3 6 (2.33%) Middleware
4 4 (1.55%) .NET
5 2 (0.78%) Web Services
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (3.88%) Derivative
3 9 (3.49%) FMCG
4 8 (3.10%) Equities
5 6 (2.33%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.94%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.55%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.16%) Contract for Difference
8 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.78%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.39%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.91%) UNIX
2 5 (1.94%) Solaris
2 5 (1.94%) Linux
3 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.16%) Windows
3 3 (1.16%) HPUX
4 2 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.89%) Workflow
2 38 (14.73%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (12.79%) Cash Management
4 31 (12.02%) ERP
5 25 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (8.91%) Migration
7 20 (7.75%) ETL
7 20 (7.75%) Asset Management
8 19 (7.36%) Project Management
9 16 (6.20%) Business Analysis
9 16 (6.20%) Test Management
10 13 (5.04%) Test Strategy
11 12 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (4.65%) Validation
11 12 (4.65%) ITIL
12 11 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (3.88%) Data Analysis
13 10 (3.88%) Software Testing
13 10 (3.88%) Regression Testing
13 10 (3.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 62 (24.03%) SQL
2 40 (15.50%) PL/SQL
3 8 (3.10%) Java
4 6 (2.33%) ABAP
5 4 (1.55%) VBA
5 4 (1.55%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.78%) AWK
7 1 (0.39%) PeopleCode
7 1 (0.39%) SQR
7 1 (0.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (7.36%) ISTQB
1 19 (7.36%) ISEB
2 15 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.04%) Degree
4 12 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.71%) CCA
7 6 (2.33%) SAP Certification
8 5 (1.94%) ACCA
8 5 (1.94%) CIMA
8 5 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.39%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.65%) SLA
2 8 (3.10%) COREP
2 8 (3.10%) FINREP
3 6 (2.33%) Solvency II
3 6 (2.33%) QA
4 4 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.55%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.78%) GAAP
6 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 99 (38.37%) Oracle
2 78 (30.23%) SAP
3 16 (6.20%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.20%) Cognos
4 12 (4.65%) Hyperion
5 9 (3.49%) Business Objects
6 7 (2.71%) PeopleSoft
6 7 (2.71%) Sun
7 6 (2.33%) HP
7 6 (2.33%) webMethods
7 6 (2.33%) Wall Street Systems
8 5 (1.94%) Teradata
9 4 (1.55%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.55%) Informatica
10 3 (1.16%) Sybase
10 3 (1.16%) IBM
11 2 (0.78%) Ariba
11 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.78%) Talend
12 1 (0.39%) Yardi
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