Period
to 16 August 2018

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 6 months to 16 August 2018 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
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 141 158
Rank change year-on-year -48 +17 -1
Contract jobs citing Billing 11 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.79% 0.82%
As % of the General category 0.86% 2.69% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 31
West Midlands median daily rate £412 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.09% +46.67% -
10th Percentile £103 £438 £110
90th Percentile £593 £675 £538
England median daily rate £450 £435 £405
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.60 - £12.50
10th Percentile £12.89 - £12.25
90th Percentile £14.30 - £12.75
England median hourly rate £21.04 £22.75 £15.60
% change year-on-year -7.52% +45.83% +40.67%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,277 1,266 1,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.20% 29.37% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 775 1,004
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £264 £244 £225
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £475 £467 £450
% change year-on-year +1.71% +3.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 53 53
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £29.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.14% +41.46% -28.55%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.30 £12.09
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.30 £38.95
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.65
% change year-on-year - +5.72% +5.10%

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 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
Birmingham -24 5 £262 -52.32% 3
Warwickshire +6 3 £113 -70.97%
Coventry -14 2 £575 +21.05% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Billing.

1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
1 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
3 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) BPR
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) B2B

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Project Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Billing Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Billing Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Billing Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Billing Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Process Mapping Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP ISU Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) REST
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) B2B
3 1 (9.09%) BPMN
3 1 (9.09%) BPR
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
3 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) IIBA
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP