The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 91 86
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing Billing 15 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.98% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the General category 2.72% 0.82% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Median daily rate £418 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £370 £400
% change year-on-year +11.48% -7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year - -9.09%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 551 489 512
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 35.90% 31.71% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 324 320
Median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 18
Median hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.84% +211.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in the East Midlands

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in the East Midlands

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in the East Midlands

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire - 5 £510 -
Lincolnshire - 4 £400 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £380 -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Billing.

1 19 (40.43%) SAP
2 18 (38.30%) SAP SD
3 15 (31.91%) ABAP
4 14 (29.79%) Manufacturing
4 14 (29.79%) IDoc
5 13 (27.66%) Coaching
5 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (27.66%) Logistics
5 13 (27.66%) Oracle
6 11 (23.40%) Integration Testing
6 11 (23.40%) Data Mapping
7 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
7 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
7 9 (19.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
7 9 (19.15%) IaaS
7 9 (19.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (19.15%) SQL
7 9 (19.15%) J2EE
7 9 (19.15%) Java
7 9 (19.15%) XML
7 9 (19.15%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (19.15%) VMS
7 9 (19.15%) Spring
7 9 (19.15%) Maven
7 9 (19.15%) Java EE
7 9 (19.15%) TDD
7 9 (19.15%) Regression Testing
8 7 (14.89%) SAP ERP
8 7 (14.89%) ERP

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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:

Business Applications
1 18 (38.30%) SAP SD
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (14.89%) SAP ERP
4 4 (8.51%) SAP Retail
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (2.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
1 9 (19.15%) Maven
2 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (29.79%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Consultant
2 17 (36.17%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (27.66%) SAP SD Consultant
4 9 (19.15%) Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Java Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Applications Support
5 8 (17.02%) Applications Support Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) BSS Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) OSS Architect
8 2 (4.26%) SAP Retail Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Data Business Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) E-Business Support
9 1 (2.13%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) IDoc
2 9 (19.15%) J2EE
2 9 (19.15%) Java EE
2 9 (19.15%) Spring
2 9 (19.15%) XML
3 5 (10.64%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (10.64%) JMS
4 1 (2.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) VMS
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (27.66%) Coaching
1 13 (27.66%) Logistics
2 11 (23.40%) Data Mapping
2 11 (23.40%) Integration Testing
3 9 (19.15%) Regression Testing
3 9 (19.15%) TDD
4 7 (14.89%) ERP
5 4 (8.51%) IT Strategy
5 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.51%) Telematics
6 2 (4.26%) Manual Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (4.26%) System Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) ABAP
2 9 (19.15%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) SAP
2 13 (27.66%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) ComArch
3 4 (8.51%) Gemalto