Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 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
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 695 683 693
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 +26
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 139 214 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.39% 0.52% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 134 93
UK median daily rate £480 £478 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +0.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £346 £351 £301
90th Percentile £588 £645 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
UK median hourly rate £70.00 - £37.68
10th Percentile £67.50 - £15.57
90th Percentile £72.50 - £61.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 - £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 35,443 41,520 42,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.37% 40.62% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,777 26,882 27,644
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 951 1,068 1,038
UK median hourly rate £22.93 £21.90 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% -2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.83 £11.34
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.52
% change year-on-year +17.50% -11.19% +9.85%

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 20 August 2019.

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 13 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 20 August 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
England -37 130 £488 +1.56% 21
UK excluding London +18 71 £450 - 15
London +1 64 £493 -1.50% 6
South East +33 41 £520 -0.95% 3
North of England +54 16 £425 -8.11% 5
Yorkshire +31 10 £323 -30.27%
Scotland +44 7 £400 -30.43%
North West +14 5 £538 - 4
South West -20 5 £313 -26.47% 1
Midlands +24 2 £400 -1.54% 4
East Midlands +23 1 - - 1
North East +20 1 - - 1
West Midlands +12 1 £400 +6.67% 2

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 129 (92.81%) Finance
2 66 (47.48%) Accounts Payable
3 56 (40.29%) Accounts Receivable
4 48 (34.53%) Oracle
5 46 (33.09%) ERP
6 36 (25.90%) SAP
7 35 (25.18%) Oracle Payables
8 31 (22.30%) Oracle General Ledger
9 30 (21.58%) Oracle Receivables
10 28 (20.14%) Oracle Assets
11 27 (19.42%) Migration
12 24 (17.27%) Cash Management
13 23 (16.55%) Oracle Fusion
14 21 (15.11%) Microsoft Excel
15 20 (14.39%) Project Management
15 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (13.67%) Oracle Cash Management
16 19 (13.67%) Procure-to-Pay
16 19 (13.67%) SAP FI
17 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
17 18 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (12.23%) Banking
19 16 (11.51%) Billing
19 16 (11.51%) User Acceptance Testing
20 14 (10.07%) CRM
20 14 (10.07%) SQL
20 14 (10.07%) Data Migration
20 14 (10.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 13 (9.35%) Degree

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 3 (2.16%) Confluence
2 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (15.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (10.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (7.19%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 35 (25.18%) Oracle Payables
2 31 (22.30%) Oracle General Ledger
3 30 (21.58%) Oracle Receivables
4 28 (20.14%) Oracle Assets
5 19 (13.67%) Oracle Cash Management
5 19 (13.67%) SAP FI
6 13 (9.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 11 (7.91%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (7.91%) SAP CO
7 11 (7.91%) SAP FI/CO
7 11 (7.91%) SAP S/4HANA
8 10 (7.19%) SAP ERP
9 8 (5.76%) SAP FI-CA
9 8 (5.76%) SAP PSCD
10 7 (5.04%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (5.04%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (4.32%) Oracle iProcurement
11 6 (4.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 5 (3.60%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 5 (3.60%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.63%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) GitHub
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) Power Platform
3 1 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) RTP
2 1 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.47%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.04%) SAP Data Services
2 7 (5.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.60%) QlikView
4 4 (2.88%) Big Data
4 4 (2.88%) OLAP
4 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle Smart View
5 3 (2.16%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.44%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.44%) Essbase
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.16%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 129 (92.81%) Finance
2 17 (12.23%) Banking
3 16 (11.51%) Billing
4 10 (7.19%) Public Sector
4 10 (7.19%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.60%) Retail
6 4 (2.88%) Publishing
7 3 (2.16%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.44%) International Banking
8 2 (1.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.72%) Back Office
9 1 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (40.29%) Analyst
2 55 (39.57%) Consultant
3 30 (21.58%) Business Analyst
4 23 (16.55%) SAP Consultant
5 18 (12.95%) Financial Analyst
5 18 (12.95%) Functional Consultant
6 16 (11.51%) Oracle Consultant
6 16 (11.51%) SAP FI Consultant
7 12 (8.63%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 9 (6.47%) Oracle Analyst
9 8 (5.76%) SAP CO Consultant
9 8 (5.76%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 5 (3.60%) Finance Business Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
11 4 (2.88%) Data Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) Functional Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) Migration Consultant
11 4 (2.88%) SAP Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (5.04%) SAP XI
3 4 (2.88%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (2.16%) XML
5 2 (1.44%) EDI
6 1 (0.72%) .NET
6 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.63%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.60%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (3.60%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.16%) User Experience
7 2 (1.44%) Derivative
7 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.72%) NHS
8 1 (0.72%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.72%) PMI
8 1 (0.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (47.48%) Accounts Payable
2 56 (40.29%) Accounts Receivable
3 46 (33.09%) ERP
4 27 (19.42%) Migration
5 24 (17.27%) Cash Management
6 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (14.39%) Project Management
7 19 (13.67%) Procure-to-Pay
8 18 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (11.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (10.07%) CRM
10 14 (10.07%) Data Migration
11 12 (8.63%) Business Analysis
11 12 (8.63%) Validation
12 11 (7.91%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (7.91%) Scenario Testing
13 10 (7.19%) Record to Report
13 10 (7.19%) System Integration Testing
14 9 (6.47%) Scrum
14 9 (6.47%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.07%) SQL
2 4 (2.88%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.16%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.44%) ABAP
5 1 (0.72%) Python
5 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (9.35%) Degree
2 11 (7.91%) CCA
3 8 (5.76%) CIMA
4 7 (5.04%) ACCA
5 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.60%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.44%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.72%) CFA
8 1 (0.72%) CIPFA
8 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.72%) MCSA
8 1 (0.72%) MCSE
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) QA
2 5 (3.60%) IFRS
3 2 (1.44%) GDPR
3 2 (1.44%) PMO
3 2 (1.44%) SLA
3 2 (1.44%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.72%) COREP
4 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) FINREP
4 1 (0.72%) GAAP
4 1 (0.72%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (34.53%) Oracle
2 36 (25.90%) SAP
3 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.04%) webMethods
5 6 (4.32%) Concur
5 6 (4.32%) HP
6 5 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.88%) Alteryx
7 4 (2.88%) Ariba
7 4 (2.88%) Sun
8 3 (2.16%) Workday
9 2 (1.44%) Apple
9 2 (1.44%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.44%) Tableau
10 1 (0.72%) Cognos
10 1 (0.72%) FNZ
10 1 (0.72%) Google
10 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft