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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 24 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Billing 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.11% 1.00% 2.00%
As % of the General category 3.28% 4.26% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £40.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-70.18% +143.93%
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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
61 47 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 33.89% 23.38% 36.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 32
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £6.50 £27.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+469.23% -76.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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
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 14 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (45.45%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) B2B
3 4 (36.36%) Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (18.18%) SAP IS-U
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) SAP Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) Management Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) CRM Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Change Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Billing Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
1 4 (36.36%) B2B
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) SAP