The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Ledger
Rank 64 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.36% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the General category 1.19% 0.47% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£400 £450 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +157.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £19.00
General Ledger
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
252 213 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.62% 35.09% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 111 88
Average daily rate £380 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Average hourly rate £6.84 £13.25 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.37% -61.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

General Ledger
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing General Ledger across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

General Ledger Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

General Ledger
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing General Ledger across the Birmingham region.

General Ledger Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

General Ledger
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing General Ledger across the Birmingham region.

General Ledger Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

General Ledger
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing General Ledger also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited General Ledger.

1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing General Ledger also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited General Ledger. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics GP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis