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 3 months to 29 April 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.

General Ledger
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 511 534 473
Rank change year-on-year +23 -61  
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 78 93 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.49% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 57 92
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.43% +0.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £627 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £370 £450
% change year-on-year +19.93% -17.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -17.14%  

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16716 19016 19520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.44% 37.02% 38.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10993 12787 12317
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 429 482
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +12.00%  

General Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 27 £556 +10.14% 6
South East +25 17 £513 +64.00% 3
North West +39 7 £300 -42.00%
South West +7 7 £390 +21.29% 1
East Midlands - 6 £469 - 1
North East +14 5 £488 +33.56% 1
East of England -9 4 £575 -6.12%
Yorkshire +26 2 £388 +10.71%
West Midlands +23 1 £450 +28.57% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
General Ledger
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 England region with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 129 (89.58%) Finance
2 43 (29.86%) SAP
3 42 (29.17%) Oracle
4 39 (27.08%) Banking
5 38 (26.39%) ERP
6 25 (17.36%) SQL
6 25 (17.36%) Oracle Payables
7 23 (15.97%) Oracle Receivables
8 22 (15.28%) CRM
9 19 (13.19%) Business Analysis
10 18 (12.50%) Project Management
10 18 (12.50%) SAP FI
10 18 (12.50%) Data Management
10 18 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
11 17 (11.81%) SAP BW
12 16 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
12 16 (11.11%) Degree
12 16 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
13 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (10.42%) Cash Management
13 15 (10.42%) SAP CO
13 15 (10.42%) Telecoms
14 14 (9.72%) SAP FI/CO
14 14 (9.72%) Microsoft
14 14 (9.72%) Retail
15 13 (9.03%) SAP ERP
15 13 (9.03%) Revenue Management
15 13 (9.03%) SAP PSCD
15 13 (9.03%) 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 5 (3.47%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.39%) SAS
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (17.36%) Oracle Payables
2 23 (15.97%) Oracle Receivables
3 18 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 18 (12.50%) SAP FI
4 16 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
5 15 (10.42%) SAP CO
6 14 (9.72%) SAP FI/CO
7 13 (9.03%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (9.03%) SAP ERP
7 13 (9.03%) SAP PSCD
8 10 (6.94%) Oracle Cash Management
8 10 (6.94%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (4.86%) Oracle iProcurement
11 6 (4.17%) Oracle FAH
11 6 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (4.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 6 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
12 5 (3.47%) Oracle ERP
12 5 (3.47%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) PaaS
1 3 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.17%) FTP
2 2 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) SAP BW
2 16 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (9.03%) SAP Data Services
4 7 (4.86%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.47%) OLAP
5 5 (3.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (3.47%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.78%) MS Access
7 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Smart View
8 2 (1.39%) Big Data
8 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.69%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) JIRA
1 4 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 129 (89.58%) Finance
2 39 (27.08%) Banking
3 15 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 14 (9.72%) Retail
5 9 (6.25%) Billing
6 8 (5.56%) Legal
7 7 (4.86%) Back Office
7 7 (4.86%) Investment Banking
7 7 (4.86%) Manufacturing
8 6 (4.17%) Retail Banking
9 5 (3.47%) Front Office
10 4 (2.78%) Law
11 2 (1.39%) Advertising
11 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.69%) French Language
12 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (33.33%) Consultant
2 41 (28.47%) Analyst
3 21 (14.58%) SAP Consultant
4 19 (13.19%) Business Analyst
5 18 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 14 (9.72%) Developer
6 14 (9.72%) Financial Analyst
7 13 (9.03%) Functional Consultant
8 12 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
9 11 (7.64%) SAP FI Consultant
10 10 (6.94%) SAP CO Consultant
10 10 (6.94%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 6 (4.17%) Finance Business Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
12 5 (3.47%) Dynamics AX Consultant
12 5 (3.47%) Functional Analyst
12 5 (3.47%) Oracle Financials Consultant
12 5 (3.47%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
12 5 (3.47%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 5 (3.47%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.03%) SAP XI
2 10 (6.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.39%) MDX
4 1 (0.69%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) ActiveX
4 1 (0.69%) EDI
4 1 (0.69%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.94%) Derivative
3 9 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.08%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.39%) AS400
8 2 (1.39%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.39%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.39%) PMI
8 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.69%) NHS
9 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.39%) ERP
2 22 (15.28%) CRM
3 19 (13.19%) Business Analysis
4 18 (12.50%) Data Management
4 18 (12.50%) Project Management
5 16 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (10.42%) Cash Management
7 13 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (9.03%) Master Data Management
7 13 (9.03%) Migration
7 13 (9.03%) Revenue Management
7 13 (9.03%) Test Management
7 13 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (8.33%) Change Management
9 10 (6.94%) Workflow
10 9 (6.25%) Analytics
10 9 (6.25%) Practice Management
11 8 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.86%) Project Planning
12 7 (4.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.36%) SQL
2 6 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.47%) VBA
4 4 (2.78%) ABAP
4 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (1.39%) Java
6 1 (0.69%) C
6 1 (0.69%) C#
6 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (11.11%) Degree
2 13 (9.03%) CCA
3 3 (2.08%) ACCA
3 3 (2.08%) CIMA
3 3 (2.08%) ISEB
3 3 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.39%) APMP
4 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.39%) PMP
5 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) IFRS
2 9 (6.25%) IFRS 9
3 5 (3.47%) QA
4 3 (2.08%) FINREP
5 2 (1.39%) P3O
6 1 (0.69%) Basel III
6 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.69%) FATCA
6 1 (0.69%) GAAP
6 1 (0.69%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.69%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.69%) PMO
6 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.69%) SEPA
6 1 (0.69%) SLA
6 1 (0.69%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (29.86%) SAP
2 42 (29.17%) Oracle
3 14 (9.72%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.03%) webMethods
5 10 (6.94%) Hyperion
6 9 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (4.17%) Cognos
7 6 (4.17%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.78%) Sybase
9 3 (2.08%) IFS
9 3 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.08%) Siebel
10 2 (1.39%) Citrix
10 2 (1.39%) Informatica
11 1 (0.69%) CODA
11 1 (0.69%) Microgen
11 1 (0.69%) Murex
11 1 (0.69%) Wallstreet Suite
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