The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Ledger
Rank 130 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.22% -
As % of the General category 0.69% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £395 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -
General Ledger
England

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

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
729 788 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.21% 29.37% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 424 339
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 60 64
Average hourly rate £19.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £15.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.56 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

General Ledger
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

General Ledger Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

General Ledger
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

General Ledger Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

General Ledger
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

General Ledger Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

General Ledger
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing General Ledger within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 1 £350 -10.25%
Worcestershire - 1 - -
General Ledger
England

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (20.00%) Cash Management
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (20.00%) E-business
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Information Management
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (10.00%) Misys Midas
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MorphX
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Czech Language
3 1 (10.00%) Slovak Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Objects Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (20.00%) Cash Management
1 2 (20.00%) E-business
1 2 (20.00%) System Testing
1 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Information Management
2 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft