The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 117 98
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19  
Contract jobs citing Billing 22 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.96% 0.82%
As % of the General category 3.61% 3.65% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 10
Median daily rate £550 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £523 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.81% -  
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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 609 794 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.31% 26.41% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 668 709
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 56
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £28.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +13.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.60 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £56.00 £41.90
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 West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Billing in the West Midlands

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in the West Midlands

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in the West Midlands

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing 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 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
Birmingham +17 12 £550 +15.78% 2
Staffordshire -1 3 £450 +5.88%
Walsall - 3 £550 -
Coventry +10 2 £475 +18.75%
Solihull - 1 £525 -
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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Billing.

1 15 (44.12%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (41.18%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) PaaS
2 14 (41.18%) Microservices
3 13 (38.24%) OpenShift
3 13 (38.24%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (38.24%) Heroku
3 13 (38.24%) REST
3 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (38.24%) Spring Boot
3 13 (38.24%) API Development
3 13 (38.24%) API Design
3 13 (38.24%) API Integration
3 13 (38.24%) SOAP
3 13 (38.24%) Spring
3 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (32.35%) Kubernetes
4 11 (32.35%) Docker
5 10 (29.41%) DevOps
5 10 (29.41%) GitHub
5 10 (29.41%) Bitbucket
5 10 (29.41%) IaaS
5 10 (29.41%) Open Source
5 10 (29.41%) SaaS
5 10 (29.41%) GitLab
5 10 (29.41%) MuleSoft
5 10 (29.41%) Apigee
5 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (29.41%) Linux

Billing
Co-occurring 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 13 (38.24%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.94%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP GTS
2 1 (2.94%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) PaaS
2 13 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (38.24%) Heroku
2 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (38.24%) OpenShift
3 10 (29.41%) GitHub
3 10 (29.41%) IaaS
3 10 (29.41%) SaaS
4 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) QlikView
1 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Bitbucket
1 10 (29.41%) GitLab
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (14.71%) IT Manager
3 5 (14.71%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Service Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Billing Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) DevOps Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Java Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (8.82%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.82%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (8.82%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) REST
1 13 (38.24%) SOAP
1 13 (38.24%) Spring
1 13 (38.24%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) EDI
2 1 (2.94%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Microservices
2 13 (38.24%) API Design
2 13 (38.24%) API Development
2 13 (38.24%) API Integration
2 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (29.41%) DevOps
3 10 (29.41%) Open Source
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
4 5 (14.71%) Matrix Management
4 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) Data Management
6 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) ABAP
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VBA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (29.41%) Apigee
2 10 (29.41%) MuleSoft
2 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.59%) SAP
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) SEEBURGER
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