Period
to 19 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 615 694 700
Rank change year-on-year +79 +6 -54
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 129 180 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.50% 0.45% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 87 112
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -8.60%
10th Percentile £375 £336 £321
90th Percentile £619 £624 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £420 £401
% change year-on-year +19.05% +4.87% -13.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £92.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.02% +518.65% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £9.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year +202.36% -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 25,782 39,812 42,515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.40% 40.12% 42.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,331 26,039 28,134
UK median daily rate £475 £480 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +2.67% +3.89%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £430 £413
% change year-on-year - +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 867 1,126 1,122
UK median hourly rate £22.33 £22.00 £21.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.50% +0.71% +4.02%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.85 £11.36
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.25 £21.70
% change year-on-year - -6.71% +8.50%

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 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 February 2020. 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 +113 121 £500 +5.26% 30
London +65 65 £500 +5.26% 9
UK excluding London +116 60 £500 +19.05% 21
South East +96 36 £500 -9.09% 5
Midlands +63 8 £480 +35.21% 2
East of England +42 6 £500 - 4
North of England +53 4 - - 6
East Midlands +36 4 £480 +35.21% 1
Scotland +21 4 £350 -
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
North West +36 2 - - 5
South West +19 2 £525 -4.55% 3
North East - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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.

1 102 (79.07%) Finance
2 63 (48.84%) Oracle
3 52 (40.31%) Oracle Payables
4 51 (39.53%) Accounts Payable
5 49 (37.98%) Accounts Receivable
5 49 (37.98%) Cash Management
6 44 (34.11%) Oracle Cash Management
7 42 (32.56%) Oracle Receivables
8 41 (31.78%) ERP
9 33 (25.58%) Oracle Assets
10 28 (21.71%) Oracle General Ledger
11 26 (20.16%) Procure-to-Pay
12 25 (19.38%) Migration
13 23 (17.83%) Data Migration
14 22 (17.05%) SAP
15 21 (16.28%) SQL
15 21 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (16.28%) Oracle Fusion
16 20 (15.50%) PL/SQL
16 20 (15.50%) Record to Report
17 19 (14.73%) Oracle EBS R12
18 18 (13.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 18 (13.95%) Oracle EBS
19 16 (12.40%) Oracle Financials
20 15 (11.63%) Workflow
21 14 (10.85%) Billing
21 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
22 13 (10.08%) Microsoft
23 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
23 12 (9.30%) Oracle E-Business Tax

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 11 (8.53%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.55%) Appian
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.20%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 52 (40.31%) Oracle Payables
2 44 (34.11%) Oracle Cash Management
3 42 (32.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 33 (25.58%) Oracle Assets
5 28 (21.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 19 (14.73%) Oracle EBS R12
7 18 (13.95%) Oracle EBS
7 18 (13.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 16 (12.40%) Oracle Financials
9 12 (9.30%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 11 (8.53%) SAP ERP
11 10 (7.75%) Oracle iProcurement
12 8 (6.20%) SAP PSCD
13 6 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
13 6 (4.65%) NetSuite
14 5 (3.88%) Oracle ERP
14 5 (3.88%) SAP FI
14 5 (3.88%) SAP S/4HANA
15 4 (3.10%) Oracle Applications
15 4 (3.10%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) SaaS
2 6 (4.65%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) Oracle BI EE
1 9 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (6.20%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (6.20%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (4.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle Smart View
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (1.55%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.78%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.78%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.78%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.78%) LSMW
2 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 102 (79.07%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Billing
3 10 (7.75%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.20%) Banking
4 8 (6.20%) Public Sector
5 6 (4.65%) Local Government
6 5 (3.88%) Retail
7 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.33%) Legal
9 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.78%) Electronics
10 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.78%) Marketing
10 1 (0.78%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (41.86%) Consultant
2 35 (27.13%) Analyst
3 30 (23.26%) Oracle Consultant
4 21 (16.28%) Functional Consultant
5 20 (15.50%) Business Analyst
6 16 (12.40%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 12 (9.30%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 12 (9.30%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (7.75%) Financial Analyst
8 10 (7.75%) Oracle P2P Consultant
9 9 (6.98%) Developer
9 9 (6.98%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (6.20%) Cloud Consultant
10 8 (6.20%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.88%) Data Migration Lead
11 5 (3.88%) ERP Consultant
11 5 (3.88%) Finance Business Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) SAP Analyst
12 4 (3.10%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 4 (3.10%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.28%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (6.20%) SAP XI
3 4 (3.10%) XML
4 2 (1.55%) EDI
4 2 (1.55%) Middleware
4 2 (1.55%) Web Services
5 1 (0.78%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.20%) EFT
3 5 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Derivative
5 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.78%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.53%) Accounts Payable
2 49 (37.98%) Accounts Receivable
2 49 (37.98%) Cash Management
3 41 (31.78%) ERP
4 26 (20.16%) Procure-to-Pay
5 25 (19.38%) Migration
6 23 (17.83%) Data Migration
7 21 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (15.50%) Record to Report
9 15 (11.63%) Workflow
10 12 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (7.75%) Project Management
11 10 (7.75%) Risk Management
12 9 (6.98%) Data Cleansing
12 9 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (6.20%) CRM
13 8 (6.20%) Master Data Management
13 8 (6.20%) Revenue Management
13 8 (6.20%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.43%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.28%) SQL
2 20 (15.50%) PL/SQL
3 6 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) CCA
1 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.65%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.88%) CIMA
4 4 (3.10%) Degree
5 3 (2.33%) ACCA
6 2 (1.55%) CCAB
6 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.78%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) SEPA
2 6 (4.65%) IFRS
2 6 (4.65%) QA
3 2 (1.55%) GAAP
3 2 (1.55%) GDPR
3 2 (1.55%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.78%) COREP
4 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.78%) FINREP
4 1 (0.78%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 63 (48.84%) Oracle
2 22 (17.05%) SAP
3 13 (10.08%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.20%) Hyperion
4 8 (6.20%) webMethods
5 3 (2.33%) Workday
6 2 (1.55%) Anaplan
6 2 (1.55%) Sun
7 1 (0.78%) Ariba
7 1 (0.78%) CA
7 1 (0.78%) Concur
7 1 (0.78%) IFS
7 1 (0.78%) Informatica
7 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.78%) PeopleSoft