The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General Ledger
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 86 74
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12  
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.20% 0.50%
As % of the General category 0.46% 0.33% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £305 £400 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.75% +34.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 439 913 737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 49.38% 60.26% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 449 376
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £47.23 £22.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.68% +120.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

General Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for General Ledger in Edinburgh

General Ledger
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle