Period
to 19 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited General Ledger over the 6 months to 19 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 682 685 685
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -67
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 213 197 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.57% 0.49% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 119 125
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £381 £313 £325
90th Percentile £624 £570 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +15.63% -11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median hourly rate £176.50 £37.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +368.42% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37,520 40,344 38,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.33% 39.78% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,582 26,701 25,407
UK median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 827 882 937
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.98 £26.37 £26.50
% change year-on-year -5.27% -0.49% +1.92%

General Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for General Ledger in the UK

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for General Ledger in the UK

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing General Ledger over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for General Ledger in the UK

General Ledger
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for General Ledger in the UK

General Ledger
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +13 205 £475 +11.76% 38
London +60 135 £488 +0.10% 15
UK excluding London -41 71 £463 +15.63% 25
South East -20 33 £558 +27.43% 5
North of England -27 11 £418 +4.38% 8
South West -42 10 £425 - 1
East of England +1 9 £530 +86.78%
Yorkshire -7 6 £420 +52.73% 2
Midlands -27 6 £375 -6.25% 9
East Midlands +5 4 £425 +64.73% 4
North West -29 4 £400 - 6
Scotland -7 2 £513 +28.13% 1
West Midlands -32 2 £363 -9.38% 5
North East -8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 185 (86.85%) Finance
2 114 (53.52%) Oracle
3 64 (30.05%) SQL
3 64 (30.05%) Oracle General Ledger
4 58 (27.23%) Oracle EBS
5 57 (26.76%) ERP
6 53 (24.88%) Accounts Payable
7 47 (22.07%) Oracle EBS R12
7 47 (22.07%) Oracle Payables
8 45 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (20.66%) Oracle Receivables
10 43 (20.19%) Accounts Receivable
11 42 (19.72%) Cash Management
12 37 (17.37%) Oracle Financials
12 37 (17.37%) Oracle Assets
13 35 (16.43%) Oracle Cash Management
14 34 (15.96%) Oracle Reports
15 30 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (13.62%) SAP
16 29 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (12.21%) Migration
18 25 (11.74%) PL/SQL
19 22 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (10.33%) Procure-to-Pay
20 21 (9.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
20 21 (9.86%) Oracle Fusion
20 21 (9.86%) Data Migration
20 21 (9.86%) Microsoft
21 20 (9.39%) Banking

General Ledger
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (7.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (6.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.88%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.47%) CMS
4 1 (0.47%) Confluence
4 1 (0.47%) JBoss
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 64 (30.05%) Oracle General Ledger
2 58 (27.23%) Oracle EBS
3 47 (22.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 47 (22.07%) Oracle Payables
4 44 (20.66%) Oracle Receivables
5 37 (17.37%) Oracle Assets
5 37 (17.37%) Oracle Financials
6 35 (16.43%) Oracle Cash Management
7 17 (7.98%) Oracle iProcurement
8 15 (7.04%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 14 (6.57%) Oracle FAH
10 12 (5.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 12 (5.63%) SAP ERP
11 11 (5.16%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (5.16%) SAP PSCD
12 10 (4.69%) Hyperion Planning
13 9 (4.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 8 (3.76%) Dynamics AX
15 7 (3.29%) Oracle AGIS
16 5 (2.35%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.10%) Dynamics 365
1 13 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) Broadband
1 2 (0.94%) GPRS
1 2 (0.94%) GSM
1 2 (0.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) FTP
2 1 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.96%) Oracle Reports
2 21 (9.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 18 (8.45%) SQL Server
4 16 (7.51%) Oracle Smart View
5 15 (7.04%) Oracle ODI
6 14 (6.57%) Essbase
6 14 (6.57%) Power BI
6 14 (6.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (5.16%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (5.16%) Oracle Database
8 11 (5.16%) SAP Data Services
9 7 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (2.35%) SAP HANA
11 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.41%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.41%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (7.51%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (6.57%) JIRA
3 4 (1.88%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.47%) Hudson
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.47%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.47%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.47%) Subversion
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 185 (86.85%) Finance
2 20 (9.39%) Banking
3 16 (7.51%) Publishing
4 12 (5.63%) Billing
4 12 (5.63%) Retail
4 12 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.16%) Back Office
6 6 (2.82%) Legal
7 4 (1.88%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.41%) Law
8 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.94%) Advertising
9 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.94%) French Language
10 1 (0.47%) Automotive
10 1 (0.47%) Front Office
10 1 (0.47%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (34.27%) Consultant
2 52 (24.41%) Developer
3 47 (22.07%) Analyst
4 42 (19.72%) Oracle Consultant
5 25 (11.74%) Business Analyst
6 19 (8.92%) Oracle Developer
7 17 (7.98%) Financial Analyst
7 17 (7.98%) Functional Consultant
7 17 (7.98%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 16 (7.51%) Architect
9 15 (7.04%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 14 (6.57%) Hyperion Developer
10 14 (6.57%) SAP Consultant
11 12 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (5.63%) Power BI Developer
12 11 (5.16%) Finance Business Analyst
13 10 (4.69%) Hyperion Planning Developer
14 9 (4.23%) Project Manager
14 9 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (3.76%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 14 (6.57%) XML
3 11 (5.16%) SAP XI
3 11 (5.16%) Web Services
4 10 (4.69%) .NET
5 7 (3.29%) Middleware
6 3 (1.41%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.41%) Spring
6 3 (1.41%) Spring Boot
7 2 (0.94%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.47%) CSS
8 1 (0.47%) HTML
8 1 (0.47%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.92%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (5.16%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.35%) SWIFT
5 4 (1.88%) AS400
5 4 (1.88%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.41%) iSeries
7 2 (0.94%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.94%) Fintech
7 2 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.94%) IPTV
7 2 (0.94%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Fedwire
8 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.47%) FMCG
8 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.69%) Unix
2 3 (1.41%) Windows
3 1 (0.47%) Linux
3 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.76%) ERP
2 53 (24.88%) Accounts Payable
3 45 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (20.19%) Accounts Receivable
5 42 (19.72%) Cash Management
6 30 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (12.21%) Migration
7 26 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (10.33%) Procure-to-Pay
8 22 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (9.86%) Data Migration
10 17 (7.98%) Business Analysis
10 17 (7.98%) Planning and Forecasting
11 16 (7.51%) CRM
11 16 (7.51%) SOA
12 15 (7.04%) Data Modelling
12 15 (7.04%) Workflow
13 14 (6.57%) ETL
14 13 (6.10%) Record to Report
15 12 (5.63%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 64 (30.05%) SQL
2 25 (11.74%) PL/SQL
3 13 (6.10%) Java
4 9 (4.23%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.88%) RPG
6 3 (1.41%) C
7 2 (0.94%) C#
7 2 (0.94%) C++
7 2 (0.94%) Perl
7 2 (0.94%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.47%) ABAP
8 1 (0.47%) PeopleCode
8 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (5.63%) CIMA
2 11 (5.16%) CCA
3 9 (4.23%) ACCA
4 7 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.35%) CFA
5 5 (2.35%) Degree
6 3 (1.41%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.41%) CCAB
7 2 (0.94%) ISEB
7 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.47%) IIBA
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.51%) QA
2 13 (6.10%) IFRS
3 7 (3.29%) GAAP
4 3 (1.41%) SLA
5 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.94%) SEPA
6 1 (0.47%) GDPR
6 1 (0.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 114 (53.52%) Oracle
2 29 (13.62%) SAP
3 21 (9.86%) Microsoft
4 16 (7.51%) Hyperion
5 11 (5.16%) webMethods
6 9 (4.23%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (3.76%) CODA
8 6 (2.82%) Aderant
8 6 (2.82%) JD Edwards
9 5 (2.35%) Anaplan
10 3 (1.41%) Ariba
10 3 (1.41%) Cognos
10 3 (1.41%) IBM
11 2 (0.94%) BT
11 2 (0.94%) Concur
11 2 (0.94%) hybris
11 2 (0.94%) OpenText
11 2 (0.94%) Siebel
12 1 (0.47%) Kofax
12 1 (0.47%) ReadSoft