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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 59 68 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -24
Contract jobs citing Billing 7 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.89% 0.25% 2.74%
As % of the General category 2.73% 0.82% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 13
Median daily rate £588 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.63% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £275 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £383 £368
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
256 245 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.41% 30.47% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 167 130
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £25.00 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.55 £25.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

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
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 13 (68.42%) Data Centre
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Law
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) Unix
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 4 (21.05%) EMC
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (15.79%) Lotus
6 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) CRM
6 3 (15.79%) Workflow
7 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
7 2 (10.53%) Banking
7 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
7 2 (10.53%) Citrix
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) Front Office
7 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server

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 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
2 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.26%) SAP PM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) DTS
2 2 (10.53%) Informix
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) QlikView
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Law
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Front Office
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Deskside Support
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Deskside Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Deskside Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) EDI
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) HTML5
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Solaris
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) EAI
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Security Patching
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) Lotus
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft