Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Billing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 90 75
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 -1
Contract jobs citing Billing 9 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.57% 1.00% 0.80%
As % of the General category 1.79% 3.09% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
Birmingham median daily rate £550 £250 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -35.06% -6.67%
10th Percentile £525 £210 £350
90th Percentile £675 £475 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +74.60% -10.00% -19.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £8.43 -

Billing is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 502 485 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.02% 32.29% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 334 313
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £218 £250 £227
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% -18.56% +20.35%
10th Percentile £14.55 £9.24 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.35 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £17.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +73.05% -38.16% -9.52%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Billing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in Birmingham

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Billing in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in Birmingham

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Billing.

1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
1 5 (55.56%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
1 5 (55.56%) SaaS
1 5 (55.56%) PaaS
1 5 (55.56%) Heroku
1 5 (55.56%) REST
1 5 (55.56%) GitHub
1 5 (55.56%) Bitbucket
1 5 (55.56%) IaaS
1 5 (55.56%) OpenShift
1 5 (55.56%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
1 5 (55.56%) Microservices
1 5 (55.56%) GitLab
1 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
1 5 (55.56%) Spring Boot
1 5 (55.56%) MuleSoft
1 5 (55.56%) Apigee
1 5 (55.56%) API Development
1 5 (55.56%) API Design
1 5 (55.56%) API Integration

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (55.56%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (55.56%) GitHub
1 5 (55.56%) Heroku
1 5 (55.56%) IaaS
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (55.56%) OpenShift
1 5 (55.56%) PaaS
1 5 (55.56%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Bitbucket
1 5 (55.56%) GitLab
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Billing Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) REST
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
1 5 (55.56%) Spring Boot
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) API Design
1 5 (55.56%) API Development
1 5 (55.56%) API Integration
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) Microservices
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Order to Cash
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) ABAP
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Apigee
1 5 (55.56%) MuleSoft
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
1 5 (55.56%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (44.44%) SAP