Period
to 23 October 2018

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 6 months to 23 October 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 170 200
Rank change year-on-year -32 +30 -25
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 3 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.059% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.25% 0.96% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 13
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £343 £375 £328
90th Percentile £403 £431 £450
England median daily rate £475 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% -6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £37.68 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +276.80% -55.56%

General Ledger is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,196 1,351 1,725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.43% 28.97% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 820 1,065
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £230 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 67 65
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £31.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.39% +44.19% -25.06%
10th Percentile £10.95 £13.41 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £53.00 £41.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.22 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.47% +14.00% -

General Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing General Ledger as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 2 £381 -4.81% 1
Solihull - 1 £350 -
General Ledger
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing General Ledger also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Power BI
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project

General Ledger
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
1 2 (66.67%) Power BI
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) IIBA
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft