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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Ledger
Rank 427 462 418
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -44
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 171 116 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.78% 0.51% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 62 102
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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 £278 £252 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £373 £408
% change year-on-year
+14.22% -8.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.25%

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
21809 22823 25773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.69% 42.81% 44.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13398 14103 15322
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 608 741
Average hourly rate £21.07 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.97 £49.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +18 151 £450 +5.88% 30
London +54 92 £475 -9.52% 11
City of London +51 37 £475 -9.52% 3
South East +9 20 £300 - 6
Berkshire - 15 £275 - 2
East of England -26 12 £425 - 1
North East -13 9 £459 -
Maidenhead - 9 £225 - 1
Scotland -6 8 £450 - 3
West Midlands -19 7 £425 +27.81% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £363 -
Reading - 4 £413 - 1
Uxbridge -1 2 £175 -36.36%
North West -6 2 - - 5
Manchester -11 2 - - 2
Edinburgh -15 2 £435 - 2
Yorkshire +2 1 - - 3
Birmingham 0 1 £425 +123.68%
East Midlands -4 1 £375 -6.83% 1
South West -36 1 £450 +33.33% 2
West Lothian - 1 £400 -
High Wycombe - 1 £425 -
Hounslow - 1 £425 -
Ipswich - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Linlithgow - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bradford - - - - 3
Bristol - - - - 1
Chester - - - -

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 236 (76.62%) Finance
2 136 (44.16%) Oracle
2 136 (44.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 108 (35.06%) Oracle Payables
4 105 (34.09%) Oracle Receivables
5 91 (29.55%) Oracle EBS R12
6 80 (25.97%) SQL
7 73 (23.70%) Oracle EBS
8 63 (20.45%) Oracle Assets
9 62 (20.13%) Cash Management
10 56 (18.18%) SAP
11 54 (17.53%) Oracle Cash Management
12 52 (16.88%) Migration
13 42 (13.64%) Billing
13 42 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (12.66%) PL/SQL
14 39 (12.66%) Workflow
15 35 (11.36%) Oracle Applications
16 34 (11.04%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 33 (10.71%) Banking
18 32 (10.39%) Security Cleared
19 31 (10.06%) Oracle iProcurement
19 31 (10.06%) Oracle Reports
20 30 (9.74%) ERP
20 30 (9.74%) Test Scripting
21 29 (9.42%) Oracle Financials
21 29 (9.42%) PeopleSoft
22 28 (9.09%) SAP FI
23 27 (8.77%) Oracle Forms
23 27 (8.77%) CRM

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (8.44%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.97%) CMS
3 3 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.32%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 136 (44.16%) Oracle General Ledger
2 108 (35.06%) Oracle Payables
3 105 (34.09%) Oracle Receivables
4 91 (29.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 73 (23.70%) Oracle EBS
6 63 (20.45%) Oracle Assets
7 54 (17.53%) Oracle Cash Management
8 35 (11.36%) Oracle Applications
9 34 (11.04%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 31 (10.06%) Oracle iProcurement
11 29 (9.42%) Oracle Financials
12 28 (9.09%) SAP FI
13 24 (7.79%) Agresso
13 24 (7.79%) SAP CO
13 24 (7.79%) SAP FI/CO
14 21 (6.82%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 20 (6.49%) Oracle 11i
16 14 (4.55%) PeopleSoft Financials
17 11 (3.57%) SAP FI-GL
18 10 (3.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.06%) Oracle Reports
2 23 (7.47%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.84%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.87%) Oracle Discoverer
5 11 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 11 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.92%) SAP BW
6 9 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.27%) MS Access
7 7 (2.27%) DB2
7 7 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.97%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.65%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (8.77%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (3.57%) Toad
3 7 (2.27%) Selenium
3 7 (2.27%) FitNesse
4 3 (0.97%) LSMW
4 3 (0.97%) Ant
4 3 (0.97%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
General
1 236 (76.62%) Finance
2 42 (13.64%) Billing
3 33 (10.71%) Banking
4 17 (5.52%) Manufacturing
4 17 (5.52%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.57%) Back Office
7 6 (1.95%) Retail
8 5 (1.62%) Legal
9 4 (1.30%) German Language
10 3 (0.97%) Advertising
11 2 (0.65%) French Language
11 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Marketing
11 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.32%) Publishing
12 1 (0.32%) Norwegian Language
12 1 (0.32%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 100 (32.47%) Analyst
2 79 (25.65%) Consultant
3 45 (14.61%) Oracle Consultant
4 41 (13.31%) Business Analyst
5 38 (12.34%) Functional Consultant
6 35 (11.36%) Developer
7 25 (8.12%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 25 (8.12%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 19 (6.17%) Project Manager
9 17 (5.52%) Oracle Analyst
9 17 (5.52%) Financial Analyst
9 17 (5.52%) Architect
9 17 (5.52%) Functional Analyst
10 15 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.87%) Oracle Developer
11 13 (4.22%) Systems Analyst
11 13 (4.22%) Support Analyst
11 13 (4.22%) PeopleSoft Consultant
12 12 (3.90%) SAP Consultant
13 11 (3.57%) PeopleSoft Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.55%) XML
2 7 (2.27%) JRules
3 5 (1.62%) HTML
4 4 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.30%) Ext JS
4 4 (1.30%) Spring
5 3 (0.97%) J2EE
5 3 (0.97%) SOAP
5 3 (0.97%) Apache Flex
5 3 (0.97%) Apache CXF
5 3 (0.97%) HTML5
6 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.65%) jQuery
6 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.65%) CSS
6 2 (0.65%) .NET
7 1 (0.32%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.32%) Middleware
7 1 (0.32%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 10 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.92%) PMI
3 9 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (2.60%) Data Extraction
5 7 (2.27%) Open Source
6 5 (1.62%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.62%) Derivative
6 5 (1.62%) Data Conversion
7 4 (1.30%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.30%) Equities
8 3 (0.97%) AS400
8 3 (0.97%) VSAM
8 3 (0.97%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.32%) EPoS
9 1 (0.32%) EFT
9 1 (0.32%) NHS
9 1 (0.32%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.12%) UNIX
2 6 (1.95%) Windows
3 5 (1.62%) Linux
4 3 (0.97%) Solaris
4 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.13%) Cash Management
2 52 (16.88%) Migration
3 42 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (12.66%) Workflow
5 30 (9.74%) ERP
5 30 (9.74%) Test Scripting
6 27 (8.77%) CRM
7 26 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (7.79%) Data Migration
9 19 (6.17%) ETL
10 18 (5.84%) PRINCE2
11 17 (5.52%) Procure-to-pay
11 17 (5.52%) Project Management
12 16 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (5.19%) Change Management
13 15 (4.87%) Configuration Management
13 15 (4.87%) E-business
14 14 (4.55%) Waterfall
15 13 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 80 (25.97%) SQL
2 39 (12.66%) PL/SQL
3 22 (7.14%) Java
4 9 (2.92%) VBA
5 5 (1.62%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.62%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.30%) Perl
7 2 (0.65%) R
7 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.65%) Korn
7 2 (0.65%) COBOL
7 2 (0.65%) C#
7 2 (0.65%) Ruby
8 1 (0.32%) C++
8 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.32%) JCL
8 1 (0.32%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 32 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.22%) Degree
4 10 (3.25%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (3.25%) CIMA
5 9 (2.92%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.92%) ACCA
6 8 (2.60%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.60%) ISEB
7 5 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.30%) CCA
9 1 (0.32%) ICAEW
9 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.84%) QA
2 16 (5.19%) SLA
3 3 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.97%) GAAP
3 3 (0.97%) Basel III
3 3 (0.97%) COREP
4 2 (0.65%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.32%) EMIR
5 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 136 (44.16%) Oracle
2 56 (18.18%) SAP
3 29 (9.42%) PeopleSoft
4 23 (7.47%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.55%) HP
5 14 (4.55%) Siebel
6 10 (3.25%) Informatica
7 7 (2.27%) Sage
8 6 (1.95%) CODA
8 6 (1.95%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.62%) Pegasus
10 4 (1.30%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.30%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.30%) Cognos
10 4 (1.30%) IBM
10 4 (1.30%) Perforce
11 3 (0.97%) Citrix
12 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.65%) SunGard
13 1 (0.32%) Teradata
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