The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 124 95 100
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing Billing 18 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.92% 0.90%
As % of the General category 2.14% 2.73% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 18
Median daily rate £443 £398 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.32% +11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £270 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £514 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £420 £360
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-18.12% -
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
840 807 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.78% 33.85% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 507 336
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 57
Median hourly rate £22.50 £31.44 £33.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.43% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £15.00 £18.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.30 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Billing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 10 £450 +7.14% 1
Staffordshire +2 4 £450 -
Warwickshire - 3 £435 -
Coventry -22 1 £400 +45.45% 1
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Billing.

1 15 (31.25%) Retail
2 13 (27.08%) Logistics
2 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) SAP
3 9 (18.75%) Migration
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle
4 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 7 (14.58%) SAP SD
6 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
6 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (12.50%) Revenue Management
6 6 (12.50%) Smart Meter
6 6 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (12.50%) Order to Cash
6 6 (12.50%) Revenue Recognition
7 5 (10.42%) Automation Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.42%) Service Management
7 5 (10.42%) HP
7 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
7 5 (10.42%) Unix
7 5 (10.42%) Validation
7 5 (10.42%) SAP PM
8 4 (8.33%) Military
8 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (8.33%) hybris
8 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Data Migration

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) SAP SD
2 5 (10.42%) SAP PM
3 1 (2.08%) HFM
3 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.08%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) LAN
1 4 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) Extranet
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) LSMW
2 3 (6.25%) PowerBuilder
General
1 15 (31.25%) Retail
2 13 (27.08%) Finance
3 6 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (8.33%) Law
4 4 (8.33%) Military
5 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 3 (6.25%) Publishing
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Consultant
2 12 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (20.83%) Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) SAP SD Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Manual Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Pricing Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) SAP PM Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) PowerBuilder Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) PowerBuilder Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) EDI
2 1 (2.08%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) Smart Meter
3 3 (6.25%) LIMS
4 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) CMDB
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Unix
2 4 (8.33%) Solaris
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Logistics
2 9 (18.75%) Migration
3 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.50%) Order to Cash
3 6 (12.50%) Revenue Management
3 6 (12.50%) Revenue Recognition
3 6 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (10.42%) Automation Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Service Management
4 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.42%) Validation
5 4 (8.33%) Change Management
5 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.25%) Demand Management
6 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) SAP
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) HP
4 4 (8.33%) EMC
4 4 (8.33%) Fujitsu
4 4 (8.33%) hybris
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.17%) Apple
5 2 (4.17%) Avaya
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.08%) Lotus
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow