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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 508 533 496
Rank change year-on-year +25 -37  
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 79 119 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.44% 0.61% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 66 77
Median daily rate £500 £410 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -12.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £330 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £476
% change year-on-year +12.50% -16.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £10.36 £10.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% -56.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.36 £10.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +3.60% -56.04%  

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 with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18149 19506 22192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.21% 36.76% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11914 13034 14238
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 459 535
Median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.05 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

General Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 30 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 3 months to 25 June 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
England +6 73 £500 +20.48% 15
London -8 26 £550 -5.17% 5
South West +7 13 £563 +65.44%
East Midlands -4 8 £469 - 1
East of England -8 8 £317 -46.69%
North East +58 7 £325 -19.75%
Newcastle upon Tyne +72 5 £325 -21.21%
Tyne and Wear +65 5 £325 -19.75%
North West +28 5 - - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £488 -
Wiltshire - 5 £540 -
Scotland - 5 £488 - 1
South East +25 4 - - 3
Cheshire - 4 - - 1
West Sussex +20 3 - -
Northamptonshire -1 3 £500 -
City of London -3 3 £525 -1.40% 1
Worthing - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 £450 -
Hertfordshire -2 2 £356 -20.83%
Somerset -5 2 £503 -
Bristol -10 2 £300 -11.76%
Bedfordshire -11 2 £288 -53.06%
Norfolk - 2 £700 -
Suffolk - 2 £298 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £298 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £356 -
Yorkshire +19 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 129 (81.13%) Finance
2 51 (32.08%) ERP
3 46 (28.93%) Oracle
4 42 (26.42%) Banking
5 41 (25.79%) SAP
6 31 (19.50%) Oracle Payables
7 28 (17.61%) Oracle Receivables
8 25 (15.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (15.09%) Migration
9 24 (15.09%) Retail
10 23 (14.47%) Oracle Assets
11 22 (13.84%) SQL
12 21 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (11.32%) Microsoft
13 18 (11.32%) CRM
13 18 (11.32%) Degree
13 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (10.69%) Data Migration
14 17 (10.69%) Cash Management
14 17 (10.69%) Business Analysis
14 17 (10.69%) Oracle EBS
15 16 (10.06%) Data Management
15 16 (10.06%) Oracle General Ledger
16 15 (9.43%) Oracle Cash Management
16 15 (9.43%) Workflow
16 15 (9.43%) Project Management
17 14 (8.81%) SAP FI
17 14 (8.81%) SAP FI/CO
17 14 (8.81%) SAP BW
17 14 (8.81%) SAP CO

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 4 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.26%) SAS
3 2 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (19.50%) Oracle Payables
2 28 (17.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 23 (14.47%) Oracle Assets
4 17 (10.69%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (10.06%) Oracle General Ledger
6 15 (9.43%) Oracle Cash Management
7 14 (8.81%) SAP CO
7 14 (8.81%) SAP FI
7 14 (8.81%) SAP FI/CO
8 11 (6.92%) Oracle EBS R12
8 11 (6.92%) Oracle iProcurement
8 11 (6.92%) SAP ERP
9 10 (6.29%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (6.29%) SAP PSCD
10 9 (5.66%) Unit4 Business World
11 8 (5.03%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (3.77%) Oracle FAH
12 6 (3.77%) Oracle Retail
13 5 (3.14%) Oracle ERP
14 4 (2.52%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.89%) PaaS
1 3 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.40%) FTP
2 3 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.81%) SAP BW
2 12 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (6.29%) SAP Data Services
4 9 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (3.14%) Oracle Smart View
8 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.89%) MS Access
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.26%) Big Data
9 2 (1.26%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.26%) OLAP
9 2 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.26%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.63%) ActiveReports
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.52%) JIRA
2 3 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.26%) MorphX
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 129 (81.13%) Finance
2 42 (26.42%) Banking
3 24 (15.09%) Retail
4 13 (8.18%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.66%) Legal
5 9 (5.66%) Retail Banking
6 7 (4.40%) Billing
6 7 (4.40%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.77%) Back Office
8 5 (3.14%) Front Office
8 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.52%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.52%) Law
9 4 (2.52%) Local Government
10 2 (1.26%) Advertising
11 1 (0.63%) French Language
11 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (34.59%) Consultant
2 43 (27.04%) Analyst
3 24 (15.09%) SAP Consultant
4 23 (14.47%) Business Analyst
5 15 (9.43%) Financial Analyst
5 15 (9.43%) Functional Consultant
6 14 (8.81%) Developer
6 14 (8.81%) Project Manager
7 11 (6.92%) Oracle Consultant
8 10 (6.29%) SAP CO Consultant
8 10 (6.29%) SAP FI Consultant
8 10 (6.29%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 8 (5.03%) Architect
10 7 (4.40%) Finance Business Analyst
10 7 (4.40%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 6 (3.77%) Oracle Financials Consultant
12 5 (3.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
12 5 (3.14%) Oracle Analyst
12 5 (3.14%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
12 5 (3.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (6.29%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.26%) .NET
3 2 (1.26%) MDX
4 1 (0.63%) ActiveX
4 1 (0.63%) EDI
4 1 (0.63%) IDoc
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.63%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (0.63%) Spring
4 1 (0.63%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.66%) Derivative
3 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.26%) AS400
7 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.26%) NHS
7 2 (1.26%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.26%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.08%) ERP
2 25 (15.72%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (15.09%) Migration
4 21 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (11.32%) CRM
6 17 (10.69%) Business Analysis
6 17 (10.69%) Cash Management
6 17 (10.69%) Data Migration
7 16 (10.06%) Data Management
8 15 (9.43%) Project Management
8 15 (9.43%) Workflow
9 13 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (8.18%) Change Management
10 10 (6.29%) Master Data Management
10 10 (6.29%) Revenue Management
10 10 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.29%) Test Management
11 8 (5.03%) Practice Management
12 7 (4.40%) Analytics
12 7 (4.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.84%) SQL
2 7 (4.40%) ABAP
3 4 (2.52%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.52%) VBA
4 2 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (1.26%) Java
4 2 (1.26%) X++
5 1 (0.63%) C
5 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (11.32%) Degree
2 11 (6.92%) CCA
3 5 (3.14%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.52%) ISEB
4 4 (2.52%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.89%) ACCA
5 3 (1.89%) CIMA
5 3 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.89%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.89%) MBA
5 3 (1.89%) OCP
6 2 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.63%) APMP
7 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.63%) PMP
7 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.66%) IFRS
2 6 (3.77%) IFRS 9
2 6 (3.77%) QA
3 3 (1.89%) FINREP
4 2 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.26%) FATCA
4 2 (1.26%) GAAP
5 1 (0.63%) Basel III
5 1 (0.63%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.63%) P3O
5 1 (0.63%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.63%) PMO
5 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.63%) SEPA
5 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (28.93%) Oracle
2 41 (25.79%) SAP
3 18 (11.32%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.29%) PeopleSoft
4 10 (6.29%) webMethods
5 6 (3.77%) Hyperion
5 6 (3.77%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.52%) Cognos
7 3 (1.89%) IFS
7 3 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.89%) Sybase
8 2 (1.26%) Citrix
8 2 (1.26%) CODA
8 2 (1.26%) Siebel
9 1 (0.63%) Informatica
9 1 (0.63%) Microgen
9 1 (0.63%) Murex
9 1 (0.63%) Reuters
9 1 (0.63%) Wallstreet Suite
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