Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 640 659 655
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4 -40
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 206 198 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.53% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 119 126
England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £379 £313 £325
90th Percentile £624 £576 £564
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
England median hourly rate £176.50 £37.68 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +368.42% +276.80% -55.56%
UK median hourly rate £176.50 £37.68 £10.00
% change year-on-year +368.42% +276.80% -55.56%

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 34,733 37,657 36,002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.47% 39.75% 36.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,188 25,237 24,222
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £675 £669 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 758 821 889
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.12 £24.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +2.91% +0.74%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.09 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.44
% change year-on-year -4.00% +2.29% -2.24%

General Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for General Ledger in England

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for General Ledger in England

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing General Ledger in England over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for General Ledger in England

General Ledger
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor 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 15 November 2018. 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
London +68 133 £486 -0.21% 17
South East -18 35 £558 +27.43% 5
North of England -33 11 £418 +4.38% 8
East of England -3 10 £530 +86.78%
South West -40 10 £425 - 1
Yorkshire -2 6 £420 +52.73% 1
Midlands -16 6 £375 -6.25% 9
East Midlands +7 4 £425 +64.73% 4
North West -33 4 £400 - 7
West Midlands -33 2 £363 -9.38% 5
North East -10 1 - -
General Ledger
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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.

1 179 (86.89%) Finance
2 109 (52.91%) Oracle
3 63 (30.58%) SQL
4 60 (29.13%) ERP
4 60 (29.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 54 (26.21%) Oracle EBS
6 52 (25.24%) Accounts Payable
7 45 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (21.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 44 (21.36%) Oracle Payables
9 42 (20.39%) Accounts Receivable
10 41 (19.90%) Oracle Receivables
11 40 (19.42%) Cash Management
12 36 (17.48%) Oracle Financials
13 34 (16.50%) Oracle Assets
14 33 (16.02%) Oracle Cash Management
15 31 (15.05%) Oracle Reports
16 30 (14.56%) SAP
17 29 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (12.14%) Migration
20 24 (11.65%) PL/SQL
20 24 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
21 21 (10.19%) Microsoft
21 21 (10.19%) Procure-to-Pay
21 21 (10.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
21 21 (10.19%) Oracle Fusion
21 21 (10.19%) Data Migration
22 20 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
22 20 (9.71%) Banking

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 15 (7.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (6.80%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.94%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.49%) Confluence
4 1 (0.49%) JBoss
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 60 (29.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 54 (26.21%) Oracle EBS
3 44 (21.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 44 (21.36%) Oracle Payables
4 41 (19.90%) Oracle Receivables
5 36 (17.48%) Oracle Financials
6 34 (16.50%) Oracle Assets
7 33 (16.02%) Oracle Cash Management
8 16 (7.77%) Oracle iProcurement
9 14 (6.80%) Oracle FAH
9 14 (6.80%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 14 (6.80%) SAP ERP
10 13 (6.31%) SAP PSCD
11 12 (5.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 11 (5.34%) Oracle ERP
13 10 (4.85%) Hyperion Planning
14 8 (3.88%) Dynamics AX
14 8 (3.88%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 6 (2.91%) Oracle AGIS
16 5 (2.43%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.80%) Dynamics 365
2 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.97%) Broadband
1 2 (0.97%) GPRS
1 2 (0.97%) GSM
1 2 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) FTP
2 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.05%) Oracle Reports
2 21 (10.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 18 (8.74%) SQL Server
4 15 (7.28%) Oracle Smart View
5 14 (6.80%) Oracle ODI
5 14 (6.80%) Power BI
5 14 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (6.31%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (6.31%) Essbase
6 13 (6.31%) SAP Data Services
7 12 (5.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (5.34%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (2.43%) SAP HANA
11 4 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.46%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (7.28%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (6.80%) JIRA
3 4 (1.94%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.49%) Hudson
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.49%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.49%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.49%) Subversion
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 179 (86.89%) Finance
2 20 (9.71%) Banking
3 16 (7.77%) Publishing
4 14 (6.80%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.34%) Back Office
5 11 (5.34%) Retail
6 10 (4.85%) Billing
7 6 (2.91%) Legal
8 4 (1.94%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.46%) Law
9 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.97%) Advertising
10 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.49%) Automotive
11 1 (0.49%) Front Office
11 1 (0.49%) Games
11 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (34.47%) Consultant
2 51 (24.76%) Developer
3 43 (20.87%) Analyst
4 40 (19.42%) Oracle Consultant
5 22 (10.68%) Business Analyst
6 19 (9.22%) Oracle Developer
7 16 (7.77%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 15 (7.28%) Architect
8 15 (7.28%) Functional Consultant
8 15 (7.28%) SAP Consultant
9 14 (6.80%) Financial Analyst
10 13 (6.31%) Hyperion Developer
10 13 (6.31%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 12 (5.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (5.83%) Power BI Developer
12 10 (4.85%) Hyperion Planning Developer
13 9 (4.37%) Finance Business Analyst
14 8 (3.88%) Cloud Consultant
14 8 (3.88%) Integration Developer
14 8 (3.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.19%) Oracle Fusion
2 14 (6.80%) XML
3 13 (6.31%) SAP XI
4 11 (5.34%) Web Services
5 10 (4.85%) .NET
6 7 (3.40%) Middleware
7 3 (1.46%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.46%) Spring
7 3 (1.46%) Spring Boot
8 2 (0.97%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.49%) CSS
9 1 (0.49%) HTML
9 1 (0.49%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.74%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.43%) SWIFT
5 4 (1.94%) AS400
5 4 (1.94%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.46%) iSeries
7 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.97%) Fintech
7 2 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.97%) IPTV
7 2 (0.97%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.49%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.49%) EFT
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Fedwire
8 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.85%) Unix
2 3 (1.46%) Windows
3 1 (0.49%) Linux
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.13%) ERP
2 52 (25.24%) Accounts Payable
3 45 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (20.39%) Accounts Receivable
5 40 (19.42%) Cash Management
6 29 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (12.14%) Migration
8 24 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (10.19%) Data Migration
9 21 (10.19%) Procure-to-Pay
10 20 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (8.25%) CRM
12 16 (7.77%) Planning and Forecasting
12 16 (7.77%) SOA
13 15 (7.28%) Business Analysis
13 15 (7.28%) Workflow
14 14 (6.80%) Data Modelling
14 14 (6.80%) ETL
14 14 (6.80%) Revenue Management
15 13 (6.31%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (30.58%) SQL
2 24 (11.65%) PL/SQL
3 13 (6.31%) Java
4 9 (4.37%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.94%) RPG
6 3 (1.46%) C
7 2 (0.97%) C#
7 2 (0.97%) C++
7 2 (0.97%) Perl
7 2 (0.97%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.49%) ABAP
8 1 (0.49%) PeopleCode
8 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (6.31%) CCA
2 12 (5.83%) CIMA
3 9 (4.37%) ACCA
4 5 (2.43%) CFA
4 5 (2.43%) Degree
4 5 (2.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.46%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.46%) CCAB
6 2 (0.97%) ISEB
6 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.49%) IIBA
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.77%) QA
2 13 (6.31%) IFRS
3 7 (3.40%) GAAP
4 2 (0.97%) SEPA
5 1 (0.49%) GDPR
5 1 (0.49%) MiFID
5 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 109 (52.91%) Oracle
2 30 (14.56%) SAP
3 21 (10.19%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.28%) Hyperion
5 13 (6.31%) webMethods
6 9 (4.37%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (3.88%) CODA
8 6 (2.91%) Aderant
8 6 (2.91%) JD Edwards
9 5 (2.43%) Anaplan
10 3 (1.46%) Ariba
10 3 (1.46%) Cognos
10 3 (1.46%) IBM
11 2 (0.97%) BT
11 2 (0.97%) Concur
11 2 (0.97%) hybris
11 2 (0.97%) OpenText
11 2 (0.97%) Siebel
12 1 (0.49%) Pega
12 1 (0.49%) Workday