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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 112 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs citing Billing 30 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.80% 1.45%
As % of the General category 3.79% 2.35% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 27
Median daily rate £413 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £270 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £426 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £10.68 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+17.04% -16.23%
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
791 810 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.50% 34.31% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 489 332
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 43 73
Median hourly rate £31.75 £29.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £15.50 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £40.00 £38.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -1 10 £475 +13.09% 4
Coventry -5 8 £400 +48.14%
Staffordshire +10 6 £425 -
Shropshire -32 3 £110 -
Warwickshire - 3 £393 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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%) Finance
1 15 (31.25%) Retail
2 13 (27.08%) Logistics
2 13 (27.08%) SAP
3 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 9 (18.75%) Migration
4 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.58%) Revenue Management
4 7 (14.58%) Smart Meter
4 7 (14.58%) SAP SD
5 6 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
5 6 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 6 (12.50%) Revenue Recognition
5 6 (12.50%) Order to Cash
6 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.42%) SAP PM
6 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
6 5 (10.42%) SQL
6 5 (10.42%) Unix
6 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
6 5 (10.42%) HP
6 5 (10.42%) Service Management
6 5 (10.42%) Validation
7 4 (8.33%) Law

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 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
3 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 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) LAN
1 4 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) Broadband
2 1 (2.08%) Extranet
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) LSMW
2 3 (6.25%) PowerBuilder
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
1 15 (31.25%) Retail
2 6 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (8.33%) Law
3 4 (8.33%) Military
4 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.25%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
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
5 5 (10.42%) Manual Tester
5 5 (10.42%) Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Pricing Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) SAP PM Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) PowerBuilder Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) PowerBuilder Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.08%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) EDI
2 1 (2.08%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Smart Meter
2 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) LIMS
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
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 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.58%) Revenue Management
4 6 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 6 (12.50%) Order to Cash
4 6 (12.50%) Revenue Recognition
4 6 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
5 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
5 5 (10.42%) Service Management
5 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.42%) Validation
6 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) Demand Management
7 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) SAP
2 9 (18.75%) 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
6 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.08%) Lotus
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow