Period
to 9 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited General Ledger over the 6 months to 9 August 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 422 675 659
Rank change year-on-year +253 -16 +16
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 102 135 207
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.80% 0.41% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 78 130
Median daily rate £454 £484 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.20% +1.31% -4.50%
10th Percentile £388 £344 £356
90th Percentile £638 £588 £650
UK median daily rate £450 £478 £480
% change year-on-year -5.76% -0.52% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year -50.00% - -

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 12,704 32,849 37,905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.67% 39.27% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,219 21,501 25,000
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £304 £300
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 870 967
Median hourly rate £31.39 £23.03 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.29% +0.45% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.76 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £30.58 £22.93 £21.90
% change year-on-year +33.34% +4.70% -1.02%

General Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing General Ledger as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for General Ledger in England

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing General Ledger in England.

Daily rate trend for General Ledger in England

General Ledger
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing General Ledger in England over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for General Ledger in England

General Ledger
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing General Ledger in England.

Hourly rate trend for General Ledger in England

General Ledger
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 9 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +179 54 £475 -5.00% 3
London +171 31 £528 +8.21% 4
South West +95 10 £425 +36.00% 1
North of England +114 5 £400 -5.88%
North West +86 5 £400 -25.58%
Midlands +99 2 £400 -
West Midlands +66 1 £400 -
East Midlands +59 1 £508 -
General Ledger
UK

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 61 (59.80%) Finance
2 59 (57.84%) Oracle
3 47 (46.08%) SQL
3 47 (46.08%) Oracle Payables
4 43 (42.16%) ERP
5 42 (41.18%) Migration
6 40 (39.22%) PL/SQL
6 40 (39.22%) Data Migration
7 35 (34.31%) Security Cleared
8 33 (32.35%) Unit Testing
8 33 (32.35%) Oracle Receivables
8 33 (32.35%) Shell Script
9 32 (31.37%) E-business
9 32 (31.37%) Cash Management
10 31 (30.39%) Oracle Cash Management
11 27 (26.47%) SC Cleared
12 21 (20.59%) Accounts Receivable
13 17 (16.67%) Accounts Payable
14 16 (15.69%) Oracle General Ledger
14 16 (15.69%) SAP
14 16 (15.69%) Public Sector
15 15 (14.71%) Procure-to-Pay
16 13 (12.75%) Test Scripting
17 12 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
17 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
18 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
18 10 (9.80%) Oracle Reports
18 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
19 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
19 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development

General Ledger
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (46.08%) Oracle Payables
2 33 (32.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 31 (30.39%) Oracle Cash Management
4 16 (15.69%) Oracle General Ledger
5 12 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (7.84%) Oracle Assets
7 8 (7.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (6.86%) SAP ERP
9 6 (5.88%) Oracle iProcurement
10 5 (4.90%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (4.90%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (4.90%) SAP PSCD
10 5 (4.90%) SAP S/4HANA
11 4 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (3.92%) Hyperion Planning
11 4 (3.92%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 3 (2.94%) Oracle iSupplier
13 2 (1.96%) Oracle FAH
13 2 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Azure
2 5 (4.90%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (4.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.98%) PaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (6.86%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (4.90%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (3.92%) Essbase
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle Smart View
5 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.96%) Big Data
7 1 (0.98%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.98%) MS Access
7 1 (0.98%) Power BI
7 1 (0.98%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) JIRA
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.96%) Selenium
3 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.98%) Subversion
4 1 (0.98%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 61 (59.80%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Public Sector
3 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.88%) Law
5 4 (3.92%) Billing
5 4 (3.92%) Local Government
5 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.94%) Banking
6 3 (2.94%) Marketing
7 2 (1.96%) Back Office
7 2 (1.96%) Electronics
7 2 (1.96%) Legal
8 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (31.37%) Developer
2 26 (25.49%) Analyst
3 22 (21.57%) Consultant
4 20 (19.61%) Technical Developer
5 15 (14.71%) Oracle Developer
6 13 (12.75%) Financial Analyst
7 11 (10.78%) ERP Developer
8 10 (9.80%) Test Analyst
9 9 (8.82%) SAP Consultant
10 8 (7.84%) Business Analyst
11 7 (6.86%) Oracle Consultant
11 7 (6.86%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
12 6 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
13 5 (4.90%) Administrator
13 5 (4.90%) Architect
13 5 (4.90%) Finance Business Analyst
13 5 (4.90%) Functional Consultant
14 4 (3.92%) Hyperion Administrator
14 4 (3.92%) Oracle P2P Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (4.90%) SAP XI
3 3 (2.94%) XML
4 2 (1.96%) .NET
5 1 (0.98%) J2EE
5 1 (0.98%) Middleware
5 1 (0.98%) REST
5 1 (0.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.94%) EFT
4 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.98%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) ERP
2 42 (41.18%) Migration
3 40 (39.22%) Data Migration
4 33 (32.35%) Unit Testing
5 32 (31.37%) Cash Management
5 32 (31.37%) E-business
6 21 (20.59%) Accounts Receivable
7 17 (16.67%) Accounts Payable
8 15 (14.71%) Procure-to-Pay
9 13 (12.75%) Test Scripting
10 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.84%) Workflow
12 7 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (5.88%) Asset Management
13 6 (5.88%) Business Transformation
13 6 (5.88%) CRM
13 6 (5.88%) DevOps
13 6 (5.88%) Record to Report
13 6 (5.88%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.08%) SQL
2 40 (39.22%) PL/SQL
3 33 (32.35%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.86%) Java
5 2 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (34.31%) Security Cleared
2 27 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.88%) ACCA
5 5 (4.90%) CCA
5 5 (4.90%) CIMA
6 2 (1.96%) ISEB
7 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.98%) Degree
7 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) IFRS
2 3 (2.94%) SEPA
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
Vendors
1 59 (57.84%) Oracle
2 16 (15.69%) SAP
3 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.90%) webMethods
5 4 (3.92%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.94%) Alteryx
6 3 (2.94%) Cognos
6 3 (2.94%) Concur
7 1 (0.98%) Citrix
7 1 (0.98%) Informatica
7 1 (0.98%) Pega
7 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.98%) Sun
7 1 (0.98%) Workday