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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 122 97 116
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +19
Contract jobs citing Billing 23 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.92% 0.35%
As % of the General category 2.45% 2.76% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 7
Median daily rate £353 £385 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £272 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.43 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.69 £11.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+45.15% -4.16%
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
937 832 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.95% 33.39% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 514 371
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 59 53
Median hourly rate £15.25 £31.44 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.49% -0.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.35 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.95 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -6 13 £250 -40.47% 1
Staffordshire +3 3 £425 +41.66%
Warwickshire - 3 £435 -
Shropshire -21 1 £330 -
Coventry -23 1 £400 +23.07% 1
Walsall - 1 £250 - 1
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) SAP
2 14 (26.42%) Retail
3 13 (24.53%) Logistics
4 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
4 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
5 9 (16.98%) ITIL
5 9 (16.98%) Migration
6 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
6 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
7 7 (13.21%) SAP SD
7 7 (13.21%) Cisco
7 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.21%) Matrix Management
7 7 (13.21%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (13.21%) ITIL V3
8 6 (11.32%) Revenue Management
8 6 (11.32%) Revenue Recognition
8 6 (11.32%) Order to Cash
8 6 (11.32%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (11.32%) Oracle
8 6 (11.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
9 5 (9.43%) Service Management
9 5 (9.43%) Validation
9 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
9 5 (9.43%) Unix
9 5 (9.43%) HP
9 5 (9.43%) SAP PM
10 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management

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 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) SAP SD
2 5 (9.43%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.89%) HFM
3 1 (1.89%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.89%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.89%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) LAN
1 4 (7.55%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Extranet
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) LSMW
2 2 (3.77%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Retail
3 6 (11.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.55%) Law
4 4 (7.55%) Military
5 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.66%) Publishing
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Consultant
2 13 (24.53%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (18.87%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (13.21%) SAP SD Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) Service Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Pricing Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) SAP PM Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Telephony Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) Manual Tester
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) EDI
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.77%) CSS
2 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) jQuery
2 2 (3.77%) LINQ
2 2 (3.77%) WCF
3 1 (1.89%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Smart Meter
3 3 (5.66%) LIMS
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.89%) CMDB
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Economics
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Unix
2 4 (7.55%) Solaris
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Logistics
2 9 (16.98%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Migration
3 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
3 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
4 7 (13.21%) ITIL V3
4 7 (13.21%) Matrix Management
5 6 (11.32%) Order to Cash
5 6 (11.32%) Revenue Management
5 6 (11.32%) Revenue Recognition
5 6 (11.32%) SAP Implementation
6 5 (9.43%) Service Management
6 5 (9.43%) Validation
7 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.55%) Change Management
7 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.55%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) ABAP
3 2 (3.77%) C#
3 2 (3.77%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) SAP
2 7 (13.21%) Cisco
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle
4 5 (9.43%) HP
5 4 (7.55%) EMC
5 4 (7.55%) Fujitsu
5 4 (7.55%) hybris
6 2 (3.77%) Apple
6 2 (3.77%) Avaya
7 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.89%) Virgin Media
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