The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

General Ledger
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 155 182
Rank change year-on-year -8 +27  
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 3 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.091% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.17% 0.50% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 15
Median daily rate £525 £533 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.40% +6.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £343 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £590 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £476
% change year-on-year +12.50% -16.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.36 £10.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.60% -42.85%  

General Ledger is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1781 1807 3060
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 53.97% 53.40% 52.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1514 2401
Median daily rate £538 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 41
Median hourly rate £15.32 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.03 £38.90 £39.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

General Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing General Ledger as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for General Ledger in the City of London

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing General Ledger in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for General Ledger in the City of London

General Ledger
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing General Ledger in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for General Ledger in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Basel III
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (16.67%) FINREP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Assets

General Ledger
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (16.67%) SAP R/3
1 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Fraud Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (16.67%) XBRL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Practice Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) MBA
1 1 (16.67%) OCP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Basel III
1 1 (16.67%) FINREP
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) CODA
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Reuters
2 1 (16.67%) SAP