Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 22 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 230 163
Rank change year-on-year +32 -67 +13
Contract jobs citing Billing 46 38 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.56% 0.39% 0.88%
As % of the General category 1.84% 1.22% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 40
Midlands median daily rate £550 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +11.54% -27.78%
10th Percentile £289 £210 £259
90th Percentile £590 £494 £488
England median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Midlands median hourly rate £8.63 £8.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.31% - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +73.91% -14.81%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2501 3103 2783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 30.43% 31.70% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1569 2014 1675
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £231 £250 £245
90th Percentile £560 £575 £553
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 94 145
Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £16.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.18% -25.56% -21.58%
10th Percentile £10.29 £8.76 £11.55
90th Percentile £45.36 £43.03 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Billing in the Midlands

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in the Midlands

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in the Midlands

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in the Midlands

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +34 38 £550 +74.60% 9
East Midlands 0 8 £438 -2.78% 2
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Billing.

1 15 (32.61%) SAP
2 14 (30.43%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) Spring
3 12 (26.09%) SOAP
3 12 (26.09%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (26.09%) PaaS
3 12 (26.09%) Heroku
3 12 (26.09%) REST
3 12 (26.09%) Cloud Foundry
3 12 (26.09%) Microservices
3 12 (26.09%) API Development
3 12 (26.09%) API Design
3 12 (26.09%) API Integration
3 12 (26.09%) Spring Boot
4 11 (23.91%) Kubernetes
4 11 (23.91%) Docker
4 11 (23.91%) SAP IS-U
4 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (17.39%) IaaS
6 7 (15.22%) OpenShift
6 7 (15.22%) Linux
7 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
7 6 (13.04%) Finance
7 6 (13.04%) GitHub
7 6 (13.04%) Bitbucket
7 6 (13.04%) DevOps
7 6 (13.04%) Open Source

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 12 (26.09%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (23.91%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (4.35%) SAP Retail
2 2 (4.35%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (26.09%) Heroku
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (26.09%) PaaS
2 8 (17.39%) IaaS
3 7 (15.22%) OpenShift
4 6 (13.04%) GitHub
4 6 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DSL
1 1 (2.17%) SDH
1 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Bitbucket
1 6 (13.04%) GitLab
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Architect
2 13 (28.26%) Consultant
3 12 (26.09%) SAP Consultant
4 9 (19.57%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 7 (15.22%) Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Billing Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) Functional Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
7 5 (10.87%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Billing Project Manager
8 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Java Architect
9 3 (6.52%) SAP SD Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Business Change Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Data Migration Manager
10 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Architect
10 2 (4.35%) Migration Manager
10 2 (4.35%) Migration Project Manager
10 2 (4.35%) SAP Retail Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Spring
2 12 (26.09%) REST
2 12 (26.09%) SOAP
2 12 (26.09%) Spring Boot
3 4 (8.70%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (4.35%) J2EE
4 2 (4.35%) Java EE
4 2 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) EDI
5 1 (2.17%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) VMS
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) API Design
1 12 (26.09%) API Development
1 12 (26.09%) API Integration
1 12 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
1 12 (26.09%) Microservices
2 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (13.04%) DevOps
3 6 (13.04%) Open Source
4 5 (10.87%) Business Process Mapping
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) Data Entry
7 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Order to Cash
7 2 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) ABAP
3 1 (2.17%) COBOL
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Kubernetes
2 5 (10.87%) Ansible
2 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) SAP
2 12 (26.09%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (13.04%) Apigee
3 6 (13.04%) MuleSoft
3 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Micro Focus