Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 134 178
Rank change year-on-year -57 +44 -40
Contract jobs citing Billing 15 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.89% 0.50%
As % of the General category 1.26% 3.09% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 33 22
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £550 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +74.60% -10.00%
10th Percentile £374 £298 £210
90th Percentile £588 £658 £475
England median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £8.43
England median hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -13.10% +5.00% +73.91%

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 1,189 1,391 1,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.13% 28.94% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 852 1,108
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £282 £220 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 63 66
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £30.50 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.89% +53.46% -30.72%
10th Percentile £10.79 £14.52 £10.70
90th Percentile £38.00 £47.05 £42.38
England median hourly rate £24.11 £25.12 £24.41
% change year-on-year -4.00% +2.89% -0.53%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Coventry -3 6 £575 +21.05% 1
Birmingham -13 4 £425 -22.73% 1
Solihull -3 1 £350 -36.36%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 7 (46.67%) B2B
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) BPR
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Facilities Management
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Middleware
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Information Security
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) PMO
6 2 (13.33%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (6.67%) Workshop Facilitation
7 1 (6.67%) Service Design
7 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 1 (6.67%) Data Centre

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Billing Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Billing Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Process Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Process Mapping Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
1 2 (13.33%) REST
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) B2B
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) BPR
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Facilities Management
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com