Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 147 143
Rank change year-on-year -29 -4 +10
Contract jobs citing Billing 13 25 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.58% 0.95%
As % of the General category 1.01% 1.93% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 35
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £500 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +61.29% +10.71%
10th Percentile £105 £259 £110
90th Percentile £600 £645 £550
England median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 £31.00 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +93.75% +28.00% +17.04%

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 1,291 1,295 1,402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.35% 30.07% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 767 810
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £254 £225
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 66 51
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.40 £23.85 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +13.57% -27.20%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £49.38 £38.75
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year +7.10% -6.99% +19.46%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -25 8 £588 +6.82% 1
Warwickshire +1 4 £113 -77.50%
Coventry -14 1 £425 +8.97%
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (30.77%) Business Process Mapping
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (23.08%) Smart Meter
3 3 (23.08%) SLA
3 3 (23.08%) ABAP
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
4 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements

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 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Project Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) ABAP Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) SAP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Billing Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Project Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (23.08%) Smart Meter
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Business Process Mapping
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
4 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) BPMN
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) IIBA
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle