Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 687 671 616
Rank change year-on-year -16 -55 +4
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 192 218 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.57% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 123 146
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £573 £562 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
UK median hourly rate £37.68 - £22.50
10th Percentile £15.57 - £17.65
90th Percentile £61.79 - £26.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.68 - £22.50

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 40654 37955 45700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.75% 36.49% 39.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26897 25191 29054
UK median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 895 933 1234
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £48.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +1.25% +1.92% +13.04%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing General Ledger over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +4 191 £425 -5.56% 13
UK excluding London +2 107 £400 -11.11% 10
London -5 81 £487 +4.78% 4
South East 0 32 £438 -2.78% 1
South West +21 25 £425 -1.96% 3
North of England +36 23 £400 -11.11% 3
Midlands +12 18 £400 - 2
North West +11 17 £400 -13.51% 3
West Midlands +16 13 £400 - 2
East of England -24 8 £284 -40.26%
East Midlands +5 5 £258 -
North East +48 4 £300 -33.33%
Yorkshire +16 2 £275 -33.89%
Scotland - 1 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 147 (76.56%) Finance
2 67 (34.90%) Oracle
3 57 (29.69%) SAP
4 47 (24.48%) Oracle Payables
5 41 (21.35%) Banking
6 40 (20.83%) SQL
6 40 (20.83%) Oracle Receivables
7 36 (18.75%) ERP
8 35 (18.23%) SAP FI
9 33 (17.19%) Oracle EBS
9 33 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (17.19%) SAP CO
9 33 (17.19%) SAP FI/CO
10 27 (14.06%) Oracle EBS R12
11 26 (13.54%) Microsoft
12 21 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (10.94%) Cash Management
12 21 (10.94%) Oracle Assets
13 20 (10.42%) Oracle Cash Management
13 20 (10.42%) Workflow
14 19 (9.90%) Manufacturing
14 19 (9.90%) Dynamics AX
14 19 (9.90%) Analytics
15 18 (9.38%) Oracle General Ledger
16 17 (8.85%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (8.33%) Asset Management
17 16 (8.33%) Change Management
17 16 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
18 15 (7.81%) PL/SQL
18 15 (7.81%) .NET

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 (5.73%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (24.48%) Oracle Payables
2 40 (20.83%) Oracle Receivables
3 35 (18.23%) SAP FI
4 33 (17.19%) Oracle EBS
4 33 (17.19%) SAP CO
4 33 (17.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 27 (14.06%) Oracle EBS R12
6 21 (10.94%) Oracle Assets
7 20 (10.42%) Oracle Cash Management
8 19 (9.90%) Dynamics AX
9 18 (9.38%) Oracle General Ledger
10 16 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
11 14 (7.29%) Oracle iProcurement
12 8 (4.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 8 (4.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 8 (4.17%) SAP FSCM
13 7 (3.65%) Lawson
14 6 (3.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 4 (2.08%) Oracle E-Business Tax
15 4 (2.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.73%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 13 (6.77%) Oracle Database
3 12 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (4.69%) SAP BW
5 8 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.60%) Blockchain
8 5 (2.60%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.56%) ActiveReports
10 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (1.56%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.04%) Essbase
11 2 (1.04%) Oracle Smart View
12 1 (0.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (6.25%) MorphX
2 7 (3.65%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (3.13%) JIRA
3 6 (3.13%) Subversion
3 6 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.60%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.52%) Toad
5 1 (0.52%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 147 (76.56%) Finance
2 41 (21.35%) Banking
3 19 (9.90%) Manufacturing
4 12 (6.25%) Billing
4 12 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.21%) Marketing
5 10 (5.21%) Retail
6 7 (3.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.60%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.60%) Front Office
9 4 (2.08%) Automotive
9 4 (2.08%) Portuguese Language
9 4 (2.08%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.56%) Electronics
10 3 (1.56%) Law
10 3 (1.56%) Legal
10 3 (1.56%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.52%) International Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (34.90%) Consultant
2 51 (26.56%) Analyst
3 33 (17.19%) Business Analyst
4 27 (14.06%) Developer
5 25 (13.02%) SAP Consultant
6 17 (8.85%) Functional Consultant
6 17 (8.85%) SAP FI Consultant
7 16 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
7 16 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
7 16 (8.33%) SAP CO Consultant
7 16 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 15 (7.81%) Financial Analyst
8 15 (7.81%) SAP Analyst
8 15 (7.81%) SAP Business Analyst
9 13 (6.77%) SAP CO Business Analyst
9 13 (6.77%) SAP FI Analyst
9 13 (6.77%) SAP FI Business Analyst
9 13 (6.77%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
10 12 (6.25%) Architect
11 10 (5.21%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.81%) .NET
2 4 (2.08%) XML
3 3 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.04%) SOAP
5 1 (0.52%) ActiveX
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.52%) REST
5 1 (0.52%) RESTful
5 1 (0.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (4.17%) Derivative
2 7 (3.65%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.13%) Equities
4 5 (2.60%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.60%) FMCG
4 5 (2.60%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.08%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.56%) AS400
6 3 (1.56%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.04%) NHS
7 2 (1.04%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.52%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.52%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.17%) Unix
2 4 (2.08%) Linux
3 3 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.75%) ERP
2 33 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (10.94%) Cash Management
4 20 (10.42%) Workflow
5 19 (9.90%) Analytics
6 17 (8.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 16 (8.33%) Change Management
8 15 (7.81%) CRM
8 15 (7.81%) Migration
9 12 (6.25%) Data Analytics
9 12 (6.25%) Project Management
10 11 (5.73%) Procure-to-Pay
10 11 (5.73%) Record to Report
11 10 (5.21%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.21%) Data Mapping
11 10 (5.21%) Data Migration
11 10 (5.21%) Test Scripting
12 8 (4.17%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.83%) SQL
2 15 (7.81%) PL/SQL
3 12 (6.25%) X++
4 6 (3.13%) Java
5 5 (2.60%) PeopleCode
6 4 (2.08%) ABAP
7 3 (1.56%) C#
7 3 (1.56%) Python
8 2 (1.04%) C++
8 2 (1.04%) RPG
8 2 (1.04%) VBA
9 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.69%) Degree
2 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.56%) SAP Certification
4 2 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.04%) CCA
4 2 (1.04%) ISEB
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) MBA
5 1 (0.52%) OCP
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) QA
2 4 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.56%) PMO
4 2 (1.04%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) GAAP
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (34.90%) Oracle
2 57 (29.69%) SAP
3 26 (13.54%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (5.21%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (5.21%) Workday
6 8 (4.17%) Hyperion
7 4 (2.08%) Guidewire
7 4 (2.08%) HP
7 4 (2.08%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.04%) CODA
9 1 (0.52%) Capita
9 1 (0.52%) Ceridian
9 1 (0.52%) Concur
9 1 (0.52%) FNZ
9 1 (0.52%) Microgen
9 1 (0.52%) Murex
9 1 (0.52%) Reuters
9 1 (0.52%) Sun
9 1 (0.52%) Tableau