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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Billing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Billing 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 1.59% 0.51%
As % of the General category 1.76% 5.26% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
Median daily rate £250 £150 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £13.12 £10.25
% change year-on-year
+73.39% +28.00%

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
170 190 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.10% 30.25% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 117 126
Median daily rate £388 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +207.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £14.70 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.08 £42.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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
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 19 January 2017, 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 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
1 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
1 7 (58.33%) Matrix Management
1 7 (58.33%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL V3
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) LINQ

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Delivery Manager
1 7 (58.33%) Service Manager
1 7 (58.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (25.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Telephony Manager
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Billing Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) LINQ
1 2 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL V3
1 7 (58.33%) Matrix Management
1 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
1 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) SAP