The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 57 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Billing 9 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.21% 0.69% 1.27%
As % of the General category 3.96% 1.92% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Median daily rate £250 £350 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -20.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £350 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+73.91% +4.54%
Billing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
227 261 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.47% 35.85% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 166 161
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 4
Median hourly rate £10.75 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £8.75 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Billing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Birmingham region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Birmingham region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Billing 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Billing.

1 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) SAP
3 7 (35.00%) Migration
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 6 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (30.00%) Matrix Management
4 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) EMC
5 4 (20.00%) Law
5 4 (20.00%) Unix
5 4 (20.00%) Solaris
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) SAP PM
6 3 (15.00%) Retail
6 3 (15.00%) LSMW
6 3 (15.00%) Logistics
6 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.00%) ABAP
6 3 (15.00%) EDI
6 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (15.00%) Publishing
6 3 (15.00%) LIMS
6 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Data Migration

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SAP PM
2 2 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (5.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (5.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) LSMW
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Law
3 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.00%) Publishing
3 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Service Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.00%) SAP PM Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Telephony Manager
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) EDI
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) LINQ
2 2 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) LIMS
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Solaris
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (30.00%) Matrix Management
2 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Demand Management
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Logistics
4 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Case Management
6 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) IT Governance
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) ABAP
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) SAP
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) EMC
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow