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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank - 56 68
Contract jobs citing Billing 0 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 1.53% 0.13%
As % of the General category - 3.50% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £420 £360
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-18.12% -
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
271 400 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.15% 43.62% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 222 156
Median daily rate £413 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £310 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -52.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Billing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Billing.

1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 3 (33.33%) System Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Life Science
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Java Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Java Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Life Science
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 3 (33.33%) System Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft