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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 47 17 49
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +32
Contract jobs citing Billing 6 38 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.01% 6.67% 0.42%
As % of the General category 2.51% 17.84% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 1
Average daily rate
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£315 £408 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.69% +35.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-44.59% +12.12%
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
239 213 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.03% 37.37% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 135 70
Average daily rate £370 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £179 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £510 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.84 £9.12 £6.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £16.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) QlikView
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mart
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) ATM
1 1 (7.69%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) QlikView
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mart
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Billing Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
1 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Use Case
2 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Data Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Business Development
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Tableau
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Intel
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) SAP