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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Ledger
Rank 537 519 505
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 115 154 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.61% 0.67% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 91 90
Median daily rate £450 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.86% +5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -29.16%

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
18979 23033 22653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.61% 39.80% 38.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12685 14573 13681
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 651 529
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.66 £22.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

General Ledger
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing General Ledger as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing General Ledger within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 113 £450 -5.06% 8
London +4 43 £435 -18.88% 2
North West +16 22 £463 -7.50% 1
South East -1 17 £438 -2.77% 2
Lancashire +34 12 £500 -
Blackpool - 12 £500 -
East of England +11 10 £475 +6.74% 1
North East -16 9 £460 -
City of London +11 8 £430 -15.06% 1
Tyne and Wear -22 8 £455 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 8 £455 -
South West +12 6 £434 -6.27% 1
West Sussex +8 6 £431 -
Berkshire +7 6 - -
Ipswich - 6 £475 - 1
Suffolk - 6 £475 - 1
West Midlands -26 5 £375 -1.63% 1
Surrey +12 4 £775 +77.14%
Worthing -18 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Reading - 3 - -
Norfolk - 3 £463 -
Wiltshire +17 2 £431 -6.75%
Swindon +12 2 £431 -6.75%
Bristol -5 2 £390 -
Manchester -18 2 £438 +25.00% 1
Gloucester - 2 £500 -
Telford - 2 £363 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing General Ledger also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 187 (81.66%) Finance
2 97 (42.36%) Oracle
3 78 (34.06%) Oracle Payables
4 73 (31.88%) Oracle EBS
5 61 (26.64%) SAP
6 58 (25.33%) SQL
6 58 (25.33%) Oracle General Ledger
7 48 (20.96%) Oracle Receivables
8 46 (20.09%) Oracle EBS R12
9 44 (19.21%) Migration
10 41 (17.90%) Cash Management
11 40 (17.47%) Oracle Cash Management
12 37 (16.16%) Oracle Applications
13 34 (14.85%) Banking
13 34 (14.85%) Workflow
14 33 (14.41%) SAP FI
15 30 (13.10%) PL/SQL
15 30 (13.10%) Oracle Workflow
16 29 (12.66%) Oracle Reports
16 29 (12.66%) Oracle Assets
17 27 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (11.35%) SAP FI/CO
18 26 (11.35%) SAP CO
19 25 (10.92%) ERP
19 25 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
21 22 (9.61%) Oracle Forms
21 22 (9.61%) XML
22 21 (9.17%) Unix
22 21 (9.17%) Oracle BI Publisher

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (13.10%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.75%) MS Project
3 2 (0.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 78 (34.06%) Oracle Payables
2 73 (31.88%) Oracle EBS
3 58 (25.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 48 (20.96%) Oracle Receivables
5 46 (20.09%) Oracle EBS R12
6 40 (17.47%) Oracle Cash Management
7 37 (16.16%) Oracle Applications
8 33 (14.41%) SAP FI
9 29 (12.66%) Oracle Assets
10 26 (11.35%) SAP CO
10 26 (11.35%) SAP FI/CO
11 18 (7.86%) Oracle Financials
12 14 (6.11%) Oracle iProcurement
12 14 (6.11%) Unit4 Business World
13 10 (4.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 10 (4.37%) SAP ERP
14 9 (3.93%) Dynamics AX
14 9 (3.93%) SAP FI-GL
15 8 (3.49%) SAP PSCD
16 7 (3.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.31%) IaaS
1 3 (1.31%) PaaS
1 3 (1.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.44%) FTP
1 1 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.66%) Oracle Reports
2 21 (9.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 11 (4.80%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.37%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (4.37%) SAP BW
5 9 (3.93%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (3.49%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (3.06%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (2.18%) SAP HANA
8 5 (2.18%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.31%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.87%) Big Data
10 2 (0.87%) MS Access
10 2 (0.87%) OLAP
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (9.61%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.87%) JDeveloper
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.44%) Moq
3 1 (0.44%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 187 (81.66%) Finance
2 34 (14.85%) Banking
3 15 (6.55%) Retail
3 15 (6.55%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.24%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.93%) Marketing
6 7 (3.06%) Electronics
6 7 (3.06%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.62%) Billing
8 5 (2.18%) Back Office
8 5 (2.18%) International Banking
8 5 (2.18%) Legal
8 5 (2.18%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.75%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.31%) Advertising
10 3 (1.31%) Front Office
10 3 (1.31%) German Language
11 2 (0.87%) Publishing
12 1 (0.44%) Hungarian Language
12 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (35.37%) Analyst
2 60 (26.20%) Consultant
3 37 (16.16%) Business Analyst
4 27 (11.79%) Financial Analyst
5 26 (11.35%) Developer
5 26 (11.35%) SAP Consultant
6 23 (10.04%) Oracle Consultant
7 21 (9.17%) Oracle Developer
7 21 (9.17%) SAP FI Consultant
8 18 (7.86%) E-Business Developer
9 16 (6.99%) Architect
10 15 (6.55%) SAP CO Consultant
10 15 (6.55%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 13 (5.68%) Finance Business Analyst
11 13 (5.68%) Functional Consultant
12 12 (5.24%) Business Systems Analyst
12 12 (5.24%) Data Analyst
12 12 (5.24%) Oracle Financials Consultant
12 12 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (4.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.61%) XML
2 11 (4.80%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (3.49%) SAP XI
4 3 (1.31%) .NET
4 3 (1.31%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (0.44%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (0.44%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.44%) Middleware
5 1 (0.44%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.44%) SOAP
5 1 (0.44%) WCF
5 1 (0.44%) WSDL
5 1 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.80%) Reference Data
3 9 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.18%) Equities
5 5 (2.18%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.75%) Data Conversion
6 4 (1.75%) Derivative
7 3 (1.31%) AS400
7 3 (1.31%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.31%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.31%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.44%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.44%) FMCG
9 1 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.17%) Unix
2 1 (0.44%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.21%) Migration
2 41 (17.90%) Cash Management
3 34 (14.85%) Workflow
4 27 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (10.92%) ERP
6 23 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (8.30%) Regression Testing
9 18 (7.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (7.42%) Business Analysis
10 17 (7.42%) Data Management
10 17 (7.42%) ETL
11 15 (6.55%) Data Migration
12 13 (5.68%) Change Management
12 13 (5.68%) Configuration Management
13 12 (5.24%) DevOps
13 12 (5.24%) Project Management
14 11 (4.80%) E-Commerce
15 10 (4.37%) Data Analysis
15 10 (4.37%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.33%) SQL
2 30 (13.10%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.18%) Java
4 4 (1.75%) X++
5 3 (1.31%) C
5 3 (1.31%) C#
5 3 (1.31%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.31%) Python
5 3 (1.31%) RPG
5 3 (1.31%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.87%) Perl
6 2 (0.87%) Ruby
6 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.44%) R
7 1 (0.44%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.44%) RPG/400
7 1 (0.44%) Scala
7 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.68%) CCA
2 12 (5.24%) CIMA
3 9 (3.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (3.49%) Degree
5 7 (3.06%) ACCA
5 7 (3.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) CCAB
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PMP
6 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.44%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.18%) Data Quality
1 5 (2.18%) QA
2 4 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.75%) SLA
3 2 (0.87%) Basel III
3 2 (0.87%) COREP
3 2 (0.87%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.44%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 97 (42.36%) Oracle
2 61 (26.64%) SAP
3 18 (7.86%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.68%) HP
5 8 (3.49%) webMethods
6 4 (1.75%) OpenText
7 3 (1.31%) Microgen
8 2 (0.87%) GoldenSource
8 2 (0.87%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.87%) Murex
8 2 (0.87%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.44%) CODA
9 1 (0.44%) Cognos
9 1 (0.44%) IBM
9 1 (0.44%) Intel
9 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.44%) Sun
9 1 (0.44%) SunGard
9 1 (0.44%) Sybase
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