Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 685 670 662
Rank change year-on-year -15 -8 +14
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 122 203 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.38% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 129 103
England median daily rate £488 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +1.05% +8.57%
10th Percentile £328 £356 £313
90th Percentile £594 £644 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £480 £475
% change year-on-year -1.04% +1.05% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
England median hourly rate £42.12 - £37.68
10th Percentile £18.56 - £15.57
90th Percentile £66.79 - £61.79
UK median hourly rate £42.12 - £37.68

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 31,752 38,086 39,373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.87% 40.48% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,675 25,139 26,183
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £278
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £483 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 876 1,000 972
England median hourly rate £22.67 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.73% - +8.17%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.42
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.52
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.53% +9.85%

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 18 September 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing General Ledger in England over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 September 2019. 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 -3 48 £500 - 10
South East +35 45 £540 +2.86% 3
North of England +32 18 £425 -8.11%
Yorkshire +42 10 £323 -30.27%
North West +20 7 £538 -
South West -21 5 £313 -24.24% 1
Midlands +23 3 £500 +29.03% 2
East Midlands +22 2 £500 +17.65%
West Midlands +25 1 £400 +6.67% 2
North East +24 1 - -
East of England +13 1 £500 -5.66%
General Ledger
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 111 (90.98%) Finance
2 73 (59.84%) Accounts Payable
3 60 (49.18%) Accounts Receivable
4 46 (37.70%) Oracle
5 45 (36.89%) ERP
6 38 (31.15%) SAP
7 36 (29.51%) Oracle Payables
8 32 (26.23%) Oracle General Ledger
9 30 (24.59%) Oracle Receivables
10 26 (21.31%) Oracle Assets
11 25 (20.49%) Cash Management
12 24 (19.67%) Oracle Fusion
13 20 (16.39%) Oracle Cash Management
13 20 (16.39%) SAP FI
14 18 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (13.11%) Migration
15 16 (13.11%) Billing
15 16 (13.11%) Project Management
16 14 (11.48%) SQL
16 14 (11.48%) CRM
16 14 (11.48%) Procure-to-Pay
17 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
17 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
17 13 (10.66%) Banking
17 13 (10.66%) Oracle EBS
17 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (10.66%) Public Sector
18 12 (9.84%) CCA
18 12 (9.84%) SAP ERP
18 12 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing

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 3 (2.46%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (9.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 36 (29.51%) Oracle Payables
2 32 (26.23%) Oracle General Ledger
3 30 (24.59%) Oracle Receivables
4 26 (21.31%) Oracle Assets
5 20 (16.39%) Oracle Cash Management
5 20 (16.39%) SAP FI
6 13 (10.66%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (9.84%) SAP ERP
8 11 (9.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 11 (9.02%) SAP CO
8 11 (9.02%) SAP S/4HANA
9 10 (8.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (8.20%) SAP FI-CA
9 10 (8.20%) SAP PSCD
10 9 (7.38%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (6.56%) Oracle Financials
12 7 (5.74%) NetSuite
13 6 (4.92%) Oracle ERP
13 6 (4.92%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 5 (4.10%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (2.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.82%) Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Power Platform
3 1 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (0.82%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.02%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (7.38%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (4.10%) QlikView
3 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.28%) OLAP
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle Smart View
5 3 (2.46%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.64%) Essbase
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.82%) Big Data
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 111 (90.98%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) Billing
3 13 (10.66%) Banking
3 13 (10.66%) Public Sector
4 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.74%) Retail
6 2 (1.64%) International Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.82%) Back Office
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (42.62%) Consultant
2 43 (35.25%) Analyst
3 26 (21.31%) SAP Consultant
4 20 (16.39%) Business Analyst
5 19 (15.57%) Financial Analyst
6 18 (14.75%) SAP FI Consultant
7 17 (13.93%) Functional Consultant
8 16 (13.11%) Oracle Consultant
9 13 (10.66%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 9 (7.38%) Oracle Analyst
10 9 (7.38%) SAP CO Consultant
11 8 (6.56%) Finance Business Analyst
11 8 (6.56%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 5 (4.10%) Developer
12 5 (4.10%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 5 (4.10%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
13 4 (3.28%) Functional Analyst
13 4 (3.28%) Test Analyst
14 3 (2.46%) Administrator
14 3 (2.46%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (7.38%) SAP XI
3 4 (3.28%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (3.28%) XML
4 1 (0.82%) EDI
4 1 (0.82%) Middleware
4 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.10%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.46%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.64%) Derivative
7 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.64%) User Experience
7 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.82%) NHS
8 1 (0.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (59.84%) Accounts Payable
2 60 (49.18%) Accounts Receivable
3 45 (36.89%) ERP
4 25 (20.49%) Cash Management
5 18 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.11%) Migration
6 16 (13.11%) Project Management
7 14 (11.48%) CRM
7 14 (11.48%) Procure-to-Pay
8 12 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (9.02%) Validation
10 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (8.20%) Master Data Management
10 10 (8.20%) Revenue Management
11 9 (7.38%) Asset Management
11 9 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (7.38%) SDLC
11 9 (7.38%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (5.74%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) SQL
2 6 (4.92%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.82%) ABAP
3 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) CCA
2 10 (8.20%) Degree
3 7 (5.74%) CIMA
4 6 (4.92%) ACCA
4 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.10%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.82%) CFA
6 1 (0.82%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.82%) MCSA
6 1 (0.82%) MCSE
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.82%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) QA
2 5 (4.10%) IFRS
3 3 (2.46%) SLA
4 2 (1.64%) GDPR
4 2 (1.64%) PMO
4 2 (1.64%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.82%) COREP
5 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.82%) FINREP
5 1 (0.82%) GAAP
5 1 (0.82%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (37.70%) Oracle
2 38 (31.15%) SAP
3 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.38%) webMethods
5 6 (4.92%) Concur
6 4 (3.28%) Ariba
7 3 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.46%) Sun
8 2 (1.64%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.64%) Workday
9 1 (0.82%) Anaplan
9 1 (0.82%) Apple
9 1 (0.82%) Cognos
9 1 (0.82%) HP
9 1 (0.82%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.82%) Tableau