Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 700 700 684
Rank change year-on-year 0 -16 -21
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 178 187 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.50% 0.48% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 113 104
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -6.59% +1.11%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £363
90th Percentile £625 £562 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £471 £400 £455
% change year-on-year +17.81% -12.09% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
UK median hourly rate £92.80 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +518.65% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.10 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year -39.37% - -

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 35,949 39,008 35,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.14% 38.89% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,588 25,825 23,506
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £279 £263
90th Percentile £675 £669 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 869 898
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.83 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.21% +3.32% -5.66%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £52.15 £48.75 £47.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £26.85 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.44% +7.39% -9.09%

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 18 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing General Ledger over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 January 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 -2 171 £475 +11.76% 42
London +57 125 £475 - 21
UK excluding London -70 49 £471 +17.81% 22
South East -12 21 £567 +29.49% 6
North of England -34 15 £400 - 6
Yorkshire -13 8 £400 +39.13% 2
North West -23 6 £400 - 3
South West -45 5 £550 +44.36% 2
East of England +6 3 - - 2
East Midlands +2 2 £355 +37.60% 1
Scotland -13 2 £450 -2.70% 1
Midlands -29 2 £355 -11.25% 5
North East -9 1 - - 1
Isle of Man - 1 £538 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 161 (90.45%) Finance
2 86 (48.31%) Oracle
3 52 (29.21%) Oracle Payables
4 50 (28.09%) Cash Management
4 50 (28.09%) ERP
5 48 (26.97%) Oracle General Ledger
5 48 (26.97%) Accounts Payable
5 48 (26.97%) Accounts Receivable
6 45 (25.28%) Oracle Cash Management
7 44 (24.72%) SQL
8 43 (24.16%) Oracle Receivables
9 37 (20.79%) Oracle Assets
10 33 (18.54%) Oracle EBS R12
11 31 (17.42%) SAP
12 28 (15.73%) Oracle EBS
13 27 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (15.17%) Procure-to-Pay
14 26 (14.61%) Oracle Financials
15 25 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (12.92%) Microsoft
17 20 (11.24%) Microsoft Excel
18 18 (10.11%) Order to Cash
18 18 (10.11%) Record to Report
19 17 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
20 16 (8.99%) Migration
20 16 (8.99%) Business Analysis
20 16 (8.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
20 16 (8.99%) Oracle Internet Expenses
20 16 (8.99%) Security Cleared

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 9 (5.06%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.69%) Confluence
3 3 (1.69%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.56%) JBoss
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (11.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (29.21%) Oracle Payables
2 48 (26.97%) Oracle General Ledger
3 45 (25.28%) Oracle Cash Management
4 43 (24.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 37 (20.79%) Oracle Assets
6 33 (18.54%) Oracle EBS R12
7 28 (15.73%) Oracle EBS
8 26 (14.61%) Oracle Financials
9 16 (8.99%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 16 (8.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 15 (8.43%) Oracle iProcurement
11 14 (7.87%) Oracle FAH
12 11 (6.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 11 (6.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 8 (4.49%) Dynamics AX
13 8 (4.49%) Oracle ERP
13 8 (4.49%) SAP ERP
13 8 (4.49%) SAP PSCD
14 6 (3.37%) Oracle Retail
15 3 (1.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.87%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) Broadband
1 2 (1.12%) GPRS
1 2 (1.12%) GSM
1 2 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.74%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (6.18%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.62%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (5.06%) Power BI
4 9 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (4.49%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (3.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 7 (3.93%) SAP BW
7 6 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.81%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.25%) SAP HANA
9 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Smart View
11 2 (1.12%) OLAP
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.12%) JIRA
3 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.56%) Hudson
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.56%) PeopleTools
3 1 (0.56%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.56%) Subversion
3 1 (0.56%) Toad
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 161 (90.45%) Finance
2 15 (8.43%) Banking
3 14 (7.87%) Billing
4 12 (6.74%) Retail
5 9 (5.06%) Publishing
5 9 (5.06%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.37%) Legal
7 5 (2.81%) Back Office
8 4 (2.25%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.69%) Law
10 2 (1.12%) Advertising
10 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.12%) French Language
10 2 (1.12%) Marketing
10 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (37.64%) Consultant
2 49 (27.53%) Analyst
3 36 (20.22%) Oracle Consultant
4 30 (16.85%) Business Analyst
5 20 (11.24%) Developer
6 18 (10.11%) Financial Analyst
7 17 (9.55%) Functional Consultant
7 17 (9.55%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 15 (8.43%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 10 (5.62%) Finance Business Analyst
10 9 (5.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (5.06%) Power BI Developer
10 9 (5.06%) SAP Consultant
11 8 (4.49%) Applications Support
11 8 (4.49%) Architect
12 7 (3.93%) Oracle Analyst
12 7 (3.93%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
13 6 (3.37%) Cloud Consultant
13 6 (3.37%) Project Manager
14 5 (2.81%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (4.49%) SAP XI
3 6 (3.37%) .NET
4 2 (1.12%) Middleware
4 2 (1.12%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.56%) J2EE
5 1 (0.56%) Spring
5 1 (0.56%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.93%) Robotics
2 7 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.81%) Reinsurance
4 4 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.25%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.12%) FMCG
5 2 (1.12%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.12%) IPTV
5 2 (1.12%) iSeries
6 1 (0.56%) AS400
6 1 (0.56%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.56%) EFT
6 1 (0.56%) Fedwire
6 1 (0.56%) Fintech
6 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.81%) Unix
2 2 (1.12%) Linux
2 2 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.09%) Cash Management
1 50 (28.09%) ERP
2 48 (26.97%) Accounts Payable
2 48 (26.97%) Accounts Receivable
3 27 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (15.17%) Procure-to-Pay
4 25 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.11%) Order to Cash
5 18 (10.11%) Record to Report
6 17 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (8.99%) Business Analysis
7 16 (8.99%) Migration
8 15 (8.43%) ETL
8 15 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (6.74%) CRM
9 12 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (5.62%) Data Analysis
10 10 (5.62%) Data Migration
10 10 (5.62%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (5.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.72%) SQL
2 11 (6.18%) PL/SQL
3 9 (5.06%) Java
4 7 (3.93%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.69%) RPG
6 2 (1.12%) C
6 2 (1.12%) C++
6 2 (1.12%) Perl
6 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.12%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.56%) ABAP
7 1 (0.56%) C#
7 1 (0.56%) PeopleCode
7 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.62%) Degree
3 9 (5.06%) CIMA
4 8 (4.49%) ACCA
4 8 (4.49%) CCA
5 6 (3.37%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.25%) CFA
8 3 (1.69%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.56%) CCAB
9 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.74%) IFRS
2 11 (6.18%) QA
3 7 (3.93%) GAAP
4 4 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.25%) SLA
5 3 (1.69%) PMO
6 2 (1.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 86 (48.31%) Oracle
2 31 (17.42%) SAP
3 23 (12.92%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.49%) PeopleSoft
4 8 (4.49%) webMethods
5 7 (3.93%) JD Edwards
6 6 (3.37%) Aderant
7 4 (2.25%) Ariba
7 4 (2.25%) CODA
7 4 (2.25%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.69%) Anaplan
8 3 (1.69%) Cognos
8 3 (1.69%) IBM
8 3 (1.69%) Workday
9 2 (1.12%) Concur
9 2 (1.12%) hybris
9 2 (1.12%) OpenText
9 2 (1.12%) Siebel
10 1 (0.56%) Kofax
10 1 (0.56%) ReadSoft