The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 18 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Billing 4 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.70% - 4.74%
As % of the General category 6.67% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate £475 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 - £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.24 £10.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -69.85%
Billing
England

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

General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
60 27 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 40.54% 20.30% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 24
Average daily rate £525 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £365 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £556 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Billing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 9 (52.94%) COBOL
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
1 9 (52.94%) Retail
1 9 (52.94%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (29.41%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (52.94%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Designer
1 9 (52.94%) Systems Designer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (29.41%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) COBOL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle