The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 69 49 70
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Contract jobs citing Billing 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.60% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the General category 1.68% 0.51% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
- -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £29.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-62.71% +78.78%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
357 198 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.77% 32.95% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 146 263
Average daily rate £375 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 15
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £14.00 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £23.45 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Bristol region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) UMTS
2 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (27.27%) LTE
3 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
3 3 (27.27%) GSM
4 2 (18.18%) SMS
4 2 (18.18%) 3GPP
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) GGSN
4 2 (18.18%) SGSN
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) 4G
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) MVNO
5 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Degree

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) UMTS
2 3 (27.27%) LTE
2 3 (27.27%) GSM
3 2 (18.18%) SMS
3 2 (18.18%) 3GPP
3 2 (18.18%) GGSN
3 2 (18.18%) SGSN
4 1 (9.09%) 4G
4 1 (9.09%) MVNO
4 1 (9.09%) WCDMA
4 1 (9.09%) GPRS
4 1 (9.09%) PBX
General
1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) Swing
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) JDBC
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
2 1 (9.09%) CODA