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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Ledger
Rank 114 114 97
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.36% 1.13% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
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£463 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -
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
837 711 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.79% 28.96% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 346 281
Average daily rate £400 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 51
Average hourly rate £31.44 £32.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% +27.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £18.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 3 August 2015. 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
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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
Warwickshire +2 2 £463 -
Birmingham +4 1 - -
General Ledger
England

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle HRMS
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle TCA
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Cutover Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (14.29%) CCA
4 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SAP CO

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle HRMS
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle HR Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cutover Planning
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP