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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Billing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 46 54 52
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing Billing 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.25% 0.63% 0.86%
As % of the General category 4.15% 1.87% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Median daily rate £280 £414 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.28% +43.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £158 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £668 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £12.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year +82.00% +2.04%  

Billing is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 193 214 229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 30.16% 33.70% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 130 122
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £13.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +116.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.05 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Billing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in Birmingham over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in Birmingham

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in Birmingham

Billing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 March 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%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
1 5 (55.56%) Matrix Management
1 5 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ABAP
4 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

Billing
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Service Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 3 (33.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SAP BI Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SAP BW Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
1 5 (55.56%) Matrix Management
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) ABAP
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) SAP