The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 54 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Billing 18 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.93% 0.41% 0.68%
As % of the General category 5.14% 0.91% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 5
Average daily rate £550 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.24 £10.25 £36.20
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -71.68%
Billing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
350 331 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.59% 44.79% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 192 176
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.83% -50.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +3 17 £550 +144.44% 1
Billing
North West

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 10 (47.62%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) ISO 9001
3 9 (42.86%) Internet
3 9 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) CRM
5 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
8 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (4.76%) LoadUI
8 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
8 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.76%) System Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (4.76%) iSeries
8 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
8 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) JMeter
2 1 (4.76%) LoadUI
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Architect
2 9 (42.86%) Consultant
2 9 (42.86%) Java Architect
3 8 (38.10%) Java Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Environment Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) OSS Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
1 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 6 (28.57%) CRM
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) B2B
6 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) ITSM
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
6 1 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) ISO 9001
1 9 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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