The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General Ledger
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 127 124
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.42% 0.23% 0.60%
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 £431
% change year-on-year +6.25% -7.24%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 710 1282 1323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.88% 49.52% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 651 678
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 27
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £24.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +66.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £22.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £49.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

General Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for General Ledger in Scotland

General Ledger
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Edinburgh +17 2 £305 -23.75%
Glasgow - 1 - -
General Ledger
UK

General Ledger
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle