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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 56 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing Billing 3 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.46% 3.57% 0.80%
As % of the General category 1.28% 9.95% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 1
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£200 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-35.93% -3.03%
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
234 221 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.17% 35.82% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 139 67
Average daily rate £350 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £23.50 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.63% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £14.85 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) QA
3 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) ATM
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) RTP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) ATM
1 1 (7.69%) RTP
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Procurement Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Billing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP