Period
to 27 October 2021

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 6 months to 27 October 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 168 114 223
Rank change year-on-year -54 +109 +11
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 12 4 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 7
10th Percentile £375 " £393
25th Percentile £491 " £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £543 £550 £475
Median % change year-on-year -1.36% +15.79% -12.64%
75th Percentile £588 " £588
90th Percentile £621 " £603
Central London median daily rate £543 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -1.36% +15.79% -5.71%

General Ledger is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,316 1,105 3,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.16% 61.39% 55.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,752 779 2,578
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +7.62% +2.44% -2.38%
75th Percentile £675 £625 £613
90th Percentile £775 £700 £688
Central London median daily rate £560 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 34
10th Percentile £10.45 £15.01 £12.76
25th Percentile £18.81 £17.25 £13.81
Median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £20.92
Median % change year-on-year +15.22% +9.97% +11.84%
75th Percentile £35.19 £37.63 £21.69
90th Percentile £42.40 £46.00 £26.70
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.22% +9.52% +12.30%

General Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing General Ledger as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for General Ledger in the City of London

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing General Ledger in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for General Ledger in the City of London

General Ledger
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing General Ledger in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for General Ledger in the City of London

General Ledger
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing General Ledger in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for General Ledger in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing General Ledger also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Sun
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) QA
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Workday
3 3 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (25.00%) Social Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Data Lake
4 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Power Platform
4 2 (16.67%) IFRS
4 2 (16.67%) Revenue Recognition
4 2 (16.67%) Power BI
4 2 (16.67%) Expense Management
4 2 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Azure
4 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) HFM
1 2 (16.67%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (8.33%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (16.67%) Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Power Platform
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (8.33%) AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Functions
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Service Bus
3 1 (8.33%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (16.67%) Data Lake
1 2 (16.67%) Essbase
1 2 (16.67%) Power BI
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Social Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Billing
4 2 (16.67%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Workday Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (8.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (8.33%) BYOD
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Expense Management
2 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (16.67%) Revenue Recognition
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ACCA
1 1 (8.33%) CIMA
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) GAAP
2 2 (16.67%) IFRS
2 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Sun
1 3 (25.00%) Workday
2 2 (16.67%) Hyperion
2 2 (16.67%) Murex
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Calypso
3 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (8.33%) Sage