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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Ledger
Rank 117 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.41% 0.047%
As % of the General category 0.70% 1.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £388 £395 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -12.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.75 -
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
711 732 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.86% 33.14% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 386 374
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 47
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.13 £11.00 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing General Ledger across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

General Ledger Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 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
Coventry - 2 £325 -
Worcestershire - 2 £463 -
General Ledger
England

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (16.67%) ACCA
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 3 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (16.67%) Misys Midas
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP FI-GL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MorphX
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Objects Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP