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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 105 99 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -48
Contract jobs citing Billing 20 12 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.56% 2.77%
As % of the General category 2.81% 1.66% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 29
Average daily rate £244 £275 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.45% -32.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £190 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.24 £10.25 £36.20
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -71.68%
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
711 723 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.08% 33.55% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 384 371
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 46
Average hourly rate £22.00 £28.24 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.09% -11.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.13 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 11 £150 -46.42% 3
Kingswinford - 3 £310 -
Shropshire - 2 £325 -
Coventry -2 1 - -
Solihull -14 1 - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (31.71%) Project Management
1 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
1 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Marketing
3 10 (24.39%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (24.39%) B2B
3 10 (24.39%) Waterfall
3 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
4 9 (21.95%) Oracle
5 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
6 7 (17.07%) MS Office
6 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.20%) Application Rationalisation
7 5 (12.20%) Java
7 5 (12.20%) SQL
7 5 (12.20%) Windows
7 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
7 5 (12.20%) Retail
8 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.76%) IBM Notes
8 4 (9.76%) CRM
8 4 (9.76%) ITIL
8 4 (9.76%) Lotus
8 4 (9.76%) Internet
8 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
8 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (9.76%) IBM Notes
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.07%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
3 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.44%) SAP FI-GL
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) Broadband
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) DTS
3 2 (4.88%) Informix
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.88%) QlikView
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
1 11 (26.83%) Marketing
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Back Office
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Front Office
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Project Leader
5 4 (9.76%) Deskside Support
6 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Manual Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Deskside Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Deskside Support Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Billing Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) UAT Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) EDI
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
1 2 (4.88%) HTML5
1 2 (4.88%) REST
1 2 (4.88%) SOAP
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
1 2 (4.88%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) Flash
2 1 (2.44%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.32%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.44%) EPoS
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (31.71%) Project Management
1 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (24.39%) B2B
2 10 (24.39%) Waterfall
3 5 (12.20%) Application Rationalisation
4 4 (9.76%) CRM
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Revenue Management
5 3 (7.32%) Service Management
5 3 (7.32%) Workflow
6 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (4.88%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Java
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.88%) VB
3 2 (4.88%) XPath
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ACCA
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Firmware
2 1 (2.44%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) Lotus
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) SAP
6 2 (4.88%) Google
7 1 (2.44%) Adobe
7 1 (2.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.44%) Sage
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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