The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General Ledger
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 127 110
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17  
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 3 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.11% 0.47%
As % of the General category 0.43% 0.44% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £450 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 692 681 763
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 30.05% 25.27% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 394 384
Median daily rate £400 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.55% -3.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £504 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 25 61
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.81 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.70% -31.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

General Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for General Ledger in the West Midlands

General Ledger
Contractor 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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for General Ledger 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing General Ledger within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Coventry - 1 £450 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £450 -
General Ledger
England

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) SAP
2 6 (60.00%) SAP FI
2 6 (60.00%) Cash Management
3 5 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 5 (50.00%) SAP FSCM
3 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (40.00%) SAP CO
5 3 (30.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
7 1 (10.00%) Discrete Manufacturing
7 1 (10.00%) Personalization
7 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) German Language
7 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Change Control
7 1 (10.00%) Straight-Through Processing
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) SAP FI
2 5 (50.00%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (40.00%) SAP CO
4 3 (30.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (10.00%) SAP PM
5 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
5 1 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Architect
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Financial Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Financial Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Cash Management
2 5 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Discrete Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Personalization
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle