The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 132 140
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 13 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.30% 0.097%
As % of the General category 1.47% 1.04% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Median daily rate £563 £370 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.02% -20.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £288 £461
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £461 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.36 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.36 £10.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +3.60% -56.04%  

General Ledger is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 886 862 934
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.44% 28.92% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 617 652
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £270 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 45 69
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £12.35 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £47.80 £53.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

General Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing General Ledger as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for General Ledger in the South West

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for General Ledger in the South West

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing General Ledger in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for General Ledger in the South West

General Ledger
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 5 £540 -
Somerset -3 2 £503 -
Bristol -6 2 £300 -11.76%
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
General Ledger
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the South West region with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) ERP
3 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 5 (29.41%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
4 4 (23.53%) Source to Pay
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
4 4 (23.53%) Biometrics
4 4 (23.53%) SAP
5 3 (17.65%) Financial Institution
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
6 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) IFRS
6 2 (11.76%) IFRS 9
6 2 (11.76%) NHS
6 2 (11.76%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis

General Ledger
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) OLAP
General
1 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Financial Institution
4 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
5 2 (11.76%) Billing
5 2 (11.76%) Front Office
5 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) ERP Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Enterprise Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) ActiveX
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ERP
2 5 (29.41%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 4 (23.53%) Biometrics
3 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
3 4 (23.53%) Source to Pay
3 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
4 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) MODAF
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) IFRS
1 2 (11.76%) IFRS 9
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) PeopleSoft