The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 80 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing Billing 38 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.60% 0.27% 0.62%
As % of the General category 4.92% 0.92% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 4
Average daily rate £400 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +11.73%
General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
772 541 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.46% 29.53% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 236 342
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £184 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 71 51
Average hourly rate £25.50 £37.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.08% +54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £15.31 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Billing
England

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 14 £350 -
Solihull -2 6 £335 -
Coventry -5 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Warwickshire - 3 - - 2
Walsall - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 61 (66.30%) SAP
2 32 (34.78%) SAP IS-U
3 24 (26.09%) Finance
4 23 (25.00%) CRM
5 16 (17.39%) Integration Testing
6 15 (16.30%) ABAP
7 14 (15.22%) Retail
7 14 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (15.22%) QA
7 14 (15.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 12 (13.04%) SAP FI-CA
9 11 (11.96%) Unit Testing
10 9 (9.78%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (8.70%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.61%) RTP
13 5 (5.43%) Project Management
13 5 (5.43%) Oracle
13 5 (5.43%) ITIL
13 5 (5.43%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
13 5 (5.43%) Data Management
14 4 (4.35%) Back Office
14 4 (4.35%) Oracle CRM
14 4 (4.35%) ERP
14 4 (4.35%) SAP SD
14 4 (4.35%) Project Planning
14 4 (4.35%) System Testing
14 4 (4.35%) SAP EWM
15 3 (3.26%) MVNO
15 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (34.78%) SAP IS-U
2 14 (15.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (13.04%) SAP FI-CA
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (4.35%) SAP SD
4 4 (4.35%) SAP EWM
5 3 (3.26%) SAP CS
5 3 (3.26%) SAP PM
6 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (1.09%) SAP FI
7 1 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.09%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) RTP
2 3 (3.26%) MVNO
3 2 (2.17%) Broadband
4 1 (1.09%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.09%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (26.09%) Finance
2 14 (15.22%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.35%) Back Office
5 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (35.87%) Consultant
1 33 (35.87%) SAP Consultant
2 23 (25.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 14 (15.22%) Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.78%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) Management Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) SAP SD Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) IT Trainer
6 4 (4.35%) Trainer
7 3 (3.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 3 (3.26%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 3 (3.26%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.26%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (2.17%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.17%) SAP PM Consultant
8 2 (2.17%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.17%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) EDI
2 1 (1.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.17%) NHS
1 2 (2.17%) Smart Meter
1 2 (2.17%) Social Media
2 1 (1.09%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) CRM
2 16 (17.39%) Integration Testing
3 14 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (11.96%) Unit Testing
5 9 (9.78%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.43%) Project Management
7 5 (5.43%) ITIL
7 5 (5.43%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (5.43%) Data Management
8 4 (4.35%) ERP
8 4 (4.35%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.35%) System Testing
9 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.26%) Scrum
9 3 (3.26%) Migration
9 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.17%) Data Analysis
10 2 (2.17%) Logistics
10 2 (2.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.30%) ABAP
2 2 (2.17%) C
3 1 (1.09%) C#
3 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.22%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 61 (66.30%) SAP
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle
3 3 (3.26%) BT
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.09%) IBM
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Consult Solutions
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago