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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 129 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +6
Contract jobs citing Billing 7 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.78% 0.76%
As % of the General category 0.87% 2.47% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 12
Median daily rate £300 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £114 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £595 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.48 -
% change year-on-year
+48.42% -
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
805 810 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.38% 31.65% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 448 398
Median daily rate £425 £413 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £261 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 39
Median hourly rate £19.25 £31.44 £27.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.77% +13.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £13.96 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £37.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Shropshire 0 2 £375 +275.00%
Birmingham -11 2 £325 -27.77% 2
Staffordshire - 1 £135 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 9 (30.00%) ITIL
1 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (26.67%) Matrix Management
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL V3
2 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 6 (20.00%) SAP
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Retail
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (10.00%) Publishing
5 3 (10.00%) LSMW
5 3 (10.00%) SAP PM
5 3 (10.00%) LIMS
5 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.00%) EDI
5 3 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) ABAP
5 3 (10.00%) Demand Management
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Logistics

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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP PM
2 1 (3.33%) HFM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) LSMW
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Delivery Manager
1 8 (26.67%) Service Manager
1 8 (26.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Telephony Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) SAP PM Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Cutover Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Change Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) EDI
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) jQuery
2 2 (6.67%) LINQ
2 2 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (3.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) LIMS
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) Economics
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
1 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL V3
2 8 (26.67%) Matrix Management
2 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Demand Management
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Logistics
4 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) ABAP
1 3 (10.00%) Java
1 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco
2 6 (20.00%) SAP
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.33%) Virgin Media