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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General Ledger
UK
Rank 507 552 472
Rank change year-on-year +45 -80  
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 79 78 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.39% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 78
Median daily rate £450 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.11% +0.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £294 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £431
% change year-on-year +13.33% -13.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
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 with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16832 20228 20520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 37.89% 38.31% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11013 13110 12594
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 507 479
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 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
England +51 76 £450 -2.17% 14
London -5 32 £475 - 4
South East +26 18 £519 +38.33% 3
North West +39 9 £375 -41.17% 1
West Sussex +10 9 - - 1
South West +4 6 £425 +25.35% 1
Manchester +17 5 £450 - 1
Surrey - 5 £525 -
Worthing +11 4 - - 1
Scotland +31 3 £305 -23.75% 2
Berkshire +23 3 £438 - 1
West Midlands +20 3 £450 -
East of England -4 3 £263 -16.00% 2
Lancashire - 3 £300 -
Gatwick - 3 - -
Edinburgh +21 2 £305 -23.75% 1
Swindon +8 2 £425 +29.53% 1
Wiltshire +5 2 £425 +29.53% 1
Bristol +3 2 £403 +25.93%
City of London -10 2 £403 -25.11% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £388 - 1
Essex - 2 £263 -
Blackburn - 2 £300 -
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Gloucestershire +1 1 - -
East Midlands -2 1 £388 -5.48%
Midlands - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £388 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £463 -
Shropshire - 1 - -

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 150 (91.46%) Finance
2 60 (36.59%) SAP
3 53 (32.32%) Oracle
4 44 (26.83%) ERP
5 37 (22.56%) Banking
5 37 (22.56%) Oracle Payables
6 32 (19.51%) Cash Management
7 29 (17.68%) Oracle Receivables
7 29 (17.68%) SAP FI
8 28 (17.07%) BusinessObjects
9 27 (16.46%) CRM
9 27 (16.46%) Oracle General Ledger
10 25 (15.24%) SQL
11 24 (14.63%) Data Management
12 23 (14.02%) Oracle EBS
12 23 (14.02%) SAP BW
12 23 (14.02%) Oracle Cash Management
13 22 (13.41%) Change Management
14 21 (12.80%) Project Management
14 21 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (12.20%) SAP CO
15 20 (12.20%) Business Analysis
15 20 (12.20%) CCA
15 20 (12.20%) Oracle Assets
16 19 (11.59%) Revenue Management
16 19 (11.59%) SAP PSCD
16 19 (11.59%) Oracle EBS R12
16 19 (11.59%) SAP Data Services
16 19 (11.59%) Master Data Management
16 19 (11.59%) webMethods

General Ledger
Top Related 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 5 (3.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (1.22%) SAS
3 1 (0.61%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.66%) MS Office
3 5 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.83%) MS Project
4 3 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (22.56%) Oracle Payables
2 29 (17.68%) Oracle Receivables
2 29 (17.68%) SAP FI
3 27 (16.46%) Oracle General Ledger
4 23 (14.02%) Oracle Cash Management
4 23 (14.02%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (12.20%) Oracle Assets
5 20 (12.20%) SAP CO
6 19 (11.59%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (11.59%) SAP ERP
6 19 (11.59%) SAP PSCD
7 18 (10.98%) SAP FI/CO
8 12 (7.32%) Oracle Financials
8 12 (7.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 10 (6.10%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 9 (5.49%) SAP FSCM
11 6 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (3.66%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (3.66%) Oracle FAH
11 6 (3.66%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) PaaS
1 5 (3.05%) SaaS
2 2 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) FTP
1 2 (1.22%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.07%) BusinessObjects
2 23 (14.02%) SAP BW
3 19 (11.59%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (4.88%) OLAP
5 7 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.05%) MS Access
7 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.44%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.22%) Big Data
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) JIRA
1 4 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 150 (91.46%) Finance
2 37 (22.56%) Banking
3 18 (10.98%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.88%) Billing
4 8 (4.88%) Legal
4 8 (4.88%) Retail
5 7 (4.27%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.66%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.05%) Front Office
8 4 (2.44%) Back Office
8 4 (2.44%) Law
9 3 (1.83%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.61%) French Language
11 1 (0.61%) German Language
11 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (35.98%) Consultant
2 42 (25.61%) Analyst
3 25 (15.24%) SAP Consultant
4 24 (14.63%) Business Analyst
5 19 (11.59%) Oracle Consultant
6 15 (9.15%) Functional Consultant
7 13 (7.93%) SAP FI Consultant
8 12 (7.32%) Project Manager
9 11 (6.71%) Developer
9 11 (6.71%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 11 (6.71%) SAP CO Consultant
9 11 (6.71%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 10 (6.10%) Financial Analyst
11 9 (5.49%) Architect
12 8 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (4.27%) Oracle Analyst
13 7 (4.27%) Oracle Functional Consultant
14 6 (3.66%) Data Analyst
14 6 (3.66%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
14 6 (3.66%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.59%) SAP XI
2 9 (5.49%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (1.83%) .NET
4 2 (1.22%) MDX
5 1 (0.61%) EDI
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.61%) Web Services
5 1 (0.61%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.71%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.27%) Derivative
3 7 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.05%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.83%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.22%) Equities
7 2 (1.22%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.22%) PMI
8 1 (0.61%) AS400
8 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.61%) IVR
8 1 (0.61%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.83%) ERP
2 32 (19.51%) Cash Management
3 27 (16.46%) CRM
4 24 (14.63%) Data Management
5 22 (13.41%) Change Management
6 21 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (12.80%) Project Management
7 20 (12.20%) Business Analysis
8 19 (11.59%) Master Data Management
8 19 (11.59%) Revenue Management
9 18 (10.98%) Test Management
10 14 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (6.10%) Migration
12 9 (5.49%) Analytics
12 9 (5.49%) Test Strategy
13 8 (4.88%) ITIL
13 8 (4.88%) Planning and Forecasting
13 8 (4.88%) Practice Management
13 8 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.24%) SQL
2 5 (3.05%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.44%) ABAP
3 4 (2.44%) C
3 4 (2.44%) Java
3 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.44%) VBA
4 3 (1.83%) C#
4 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.22%) Perl
5 2 (1.22%) Python
5 2 (1.22%) Ruby
6 1 (0.61%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (12.20%) CCA
2 16 (9.76%) Degree
3 10 (6.10%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.83%) ACCA
5 3 (1.83%) CIMA
5 3 (1.83%) ISEB
5 3 (1.83%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.22%) APMP
6 2 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.22%) PMP
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.15%) IFRS
2 12 (7.32%) IFRS 9
3 6 (3.66%) QA
4 2 (1.22%) P3O
5 1 (0.61%) Basel III
5 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.61%) FATCA
5 1 (0.61%) FINREP
5 1 (0.61%) GAAP
5 1 (0.61%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.61%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.61%) SEPA
5 1 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.61%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (36.59%) SAP
2 53 (32.32%) Oracle
3 19 (11.59%) webMethods
4 14 (8.54%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.10%) Hyperion
5 10 (6.10%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (3.66%) Cognos
6 6 (3.66%) JD Edwards
7 4 (2.44%) Sybase
8 3 (1.83%) IFS
8 3 (1.83%) Informatica
8 3 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.83%) Siebel
9 1 (0.61%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.61%) CODA
9 1 (0.61%) Microgen
9 1 (0.61%) Murex
9 1 (0.61%) Netezza
9 1 (0.61%) Sun
9 1 (0.61%) Wallstreet Suite
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