The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 260 238 228
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs citing Billing 386 396 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.82% 0.85%
As % of the General category 1.95% 1.93% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 206 205
Average daily rate
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£400 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.79% +2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £264 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +172.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £31.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.20 £67.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £40.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-70.18% +143.93%
Billing
UK

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19765 20532 23484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.62% 42.67% 44.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12471 13046 14327
Average daily rate £438 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 537 677
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in England

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Billing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Billing Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Billing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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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
South East +17 170 £349 -0.28% 18
London -22 141 £475 +11.76% 37
East of England -20 13 £390 -23.90% 7
East Midlands -7 10 £525 +44.82% 2
West Midlands -14 10 £463 +15.62% 11
North West -19 8 £475 +72.72% 7
South West -37 7 £210 -31.14% 5
Yorkshire -4 5 £511 -2.52% 1
Midlands +3 2 £475 -
North East - - - -
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 225 (30.65%) Finance
2 181 (24.66%) Telecoms
3 173 (23.57%) CRM
4 151 (20.57%) SAP
5 140 (19.07%) Oracle
6 89 (12.13%) SQL
7 85 (11.58%) Project Management
8 61 (8.31%) Migration
9 59 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
10 58 (7.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 51 (6.95%) Degree
12 48 (6.54%) Middleware
12 48 (6.54%) Business Analysis
13 46 (6.27%) Revenue Management
14 44 (5.99%) SOA
15 42 (5.72%) SQL Server
15 42 (5.72%) MS Excel
15 42 (5.72%) SAP IS-U
16 41 (5.59%) Microsoft
17 40 (5.45%) General Ledger
18 39 (5.31%) Siebel
18 39 (5.31%) Use Case
19 36 (4.90%) ITIL
19 36 (4.90%) Oracle EBS
20 34 (4.63%) PRINCE2
21 32 (4.36%) WebLogic
21 32 (4.36%) Marketing
21 32 (4.36%) Data Migration
22 31 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
22 31 (4.22%) Security Cleared

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 32 (4.36%) WebLogic
2 28 (3.81%) WebLogic Portal
3 23 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 19 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (2.32%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (1.09%) Apache
8 7 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.54%) IIS
9 4 (0.54%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.41%) Lync
11 2 (0.27%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.14%) CMS
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.14%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.14%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 42 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.09%) MS Office
3 25 (3.41%) MS Project
3 25 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.72%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.95%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 42 (5.72%) SAP IS-U
2 36 (4.90%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (3.41%) Oracle BPM
4 19 (2.59%) CSG Singleview
4 19 (2.59%) SAP CRM
5 18 (2.45%) Documaker
6 16 (2.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 16 (2.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 16 (2.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (1.91%) Oracle Payables
7 14 (1.91%) Oracle FAH
8 13 (1.77%) SAP FI-CA
8 13 (1.77%) Oracle General Ledger
8 13 (1.77%) SAP SD
9 12 (1.63%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 11 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
11 9 (1.23%) SAP FI
12 7 (0.95%) SAP CS
12 7 (0.95%) HFM
13 6 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.63%) Force.com
2 7 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.82%) SaaS
3 6 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.54%) PaaS
4 4 (0.54%) IaaS
5 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.54%) Internet
2 21 (2.86%) HTTP
3 20 (2.72%) SSL
4 18 (2.45%) 3G
4 18 (2.45%) HTTPS
5 17 (2.32%) Broadband
6 15 (2.04%) LTE
7 10 (1.36%) MVNO
7 10 (1.36%) WAN
8 9 (1.23%) SAN
8 9 (1.23%) 4G
8 9 (1.23%) Firewall
9 8 (1.09%) LAN
10 7 (0.95%) UMTS
10 7 (0.95%) FTP
11 6 (0.82%) 3GPP
11 6 (0.82%) VoIP
11 6 (0.82%) RTP
11 6 (0.82%) GGSN
11 6 (0.82%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.22%) Oracle Database
3 28 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (3.41%) Oracle ODI
5 24 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 24 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 18 (2.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 17 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.09%) MS Access
10 8 (1.09%) SAP BW
11 7 (0.95%) Essbase
11 7 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.82%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (3.27%) JIRA
2 10 (1.36%) TestDirector
3 7 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.54%) StarTeam
4 4 (0.54%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.41%) Behat
5 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.27%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.27%) Selenium
6 2 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.27%) WinRunner
6 2 (0.27%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) LSMW
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 225 (30.65%) Finance
2 181 (24.66%) Telecoms
3 40 (5.45%) General Ledger
4 32 (4.36%) Marketing
5 31 (4.22%) Retail
6 29 (3.95%) Back Office
7 28 (3.81%) Banking
8 22 (3.00%) Legal
9 10 (1.36%) Advertising
9 10 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.95%) Publishing
10 7 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.68%) French Language
13 4 (0.54%) Games
14 3 (0.41%) Front Office
14 3 (0.41%) Law
15 2 (0.27%) German Language
15 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 171 (23.30%) Analyst
2 107 (14.58%) Consultant
3 98 (13.35%) Business Analyst
4 86 (11.72%) Architect
5 85 (11.58%) Project Manager
6 63 (8.58%) Solutions Architect
7 51 (6.95%) Developer
7 51 (6.95%) SAP Consultant
8 26 (3.54%) Oracle Consultant
8 26 (3.54%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 26 (3.54%) Designer
9 22 (3.00%) Test Analyst
10 21 (2.86%) Tester
11 17 (2.32%) BSS Architect
12 16 (2.18%) Programme Manager
13 15 (2.04%) PeopleSoft Consultant
13 15 (2.04%) Functional Analyst
14 14 (1.91%) Systems Tester
14 14 (1.91%) Systems Analyst
14 14 (1.91%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.54%) Middleware
2 29 (3.95%) Oracle Fusion
3 26 (3.54%) WebCenter
4 24 (3.27%) JMS
5 19 (2.59%) .NET
5 19 (2.59%) JDBC
6 13 (1.77%) Web Services
7 10 (1.36%) XML
7 10 (1.36%) SOAP
7 10 (1.36%) REST
8 9 (1.23%) Visualforce
9 7 (0.95%) SAP Basis
10 6 (0.82%) Ajax
10 6 (0.82%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.82%) HTML
10 6 (0.82%) SAP PI
10 6 (0.82%) jQuery
10 6 (0.82%) MSMQ
11 5 (0.68%) XSLT
11 5 (0.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.22%) Computer Science
2 11 (1.50%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.23%) Smart Meter
3 9 (1.23%) Hedge funds
4 7 (0.95%) FMCG
5 6 (0.82%) Mobile App
6 5 (0.68%) Data Conversion
6 5 (0.68%) IVR
7 3 (0.41%) STB
7 3 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.41%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.41%) CMDB
7 3 (0.41%) Online Games
7 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.27%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.27%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.27%) Social Media
8 2 (0.27%) PMI
8 2 (0.27%) Equities
8 2 (0.27%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.00%) UNIX
2 20 (2.72%) Windows
3 14 (1.91%) Linux
4 6 (0.82%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.14%) VMS
6 1 (0.14%) zOS
6 1 (0.14%) Debian
6 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.14%) Android
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) CentOS
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.14%) HPUX
6 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (23.57%) CRM
2 85 (11.58%) Project Management
3 61 (8.31%) Migration
4 59 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
5 58 (7.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (6.54%) Business Analysis
7 46 (6.27%) Revenue Management
8 44 (5.99%) SOA
9 39 (5.31%) Use Case
10 36 (4.90%) ITIL
11 34 (4.63%) PRINCE2
12 32 (4.36%) Data Migration
13 31 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (3.68%) ERP
14 27 (3.68%) Data Modelling
14 27 (3.68%) Change Management
15 26 (3.54%) GAP Analysis
16 24 (3.27%) Data Analysis
17 23 (3.13%) Integration Testing
18 22 (3.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (12.13%) SQL
2 31 (4.22%) PL/SQL
3 27 (3.68%) Python
4 25 (3.41%) Java
5 22 (3.00%) Jython
5 22 (3.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 19 (2.59%) Bash Shell
7 11 (1.50%) C#
8 10 (1.36%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.36%) PHP
8 10 (1.36%) VBA
9 9 (1.23%) ABAP
10 8 (1.09%) Apex Code
11 7 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.82%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.54%) Perl
13 4 (0.54%) Delphi
14 3 (0.41%) C
15 2 (0.27%) C++
15 2 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 51 (6.95%) Degree
2 31 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.32%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.04%) ISEB
5 11 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.50%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.23%) PMP
6 9 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.54%) CCNA
9 4 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.27%) ACCA
11 2 (0.27%) CIMA
11 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.14%) CBAP
12 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.14%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.22%) QA
2 19 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.36%) SLA
4 6 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.54%) GAAP
5 4 (0.54%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.41%) P3O
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 22 (3.00%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (3.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 18 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (2.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (1.09%) Puppet
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 151 (20.57%) SAP
2 140 (19.07%) Oracle
3 41 (5.59%) Microsoft
4 39 (5.31%) Siebel
5 30 (4.09%) PeopleSoft
6 24 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (2.86%) Cisco
8 20 (2.72%) Remedy
9 17 (2.32%) HP
10 9 (1.23%) Amdocs
11 8 (1.09%) VMware
11 8 (1.09%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.09%) Hyperion
11 8 (1.09%) JDA
12 6 (0.82%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.82%) Cognos
12 6 (0.82%) EMC
12 6 (0.82%) Google
13 5 (0.68%) Zend
13 5 (0.68%) NetApp
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Rate: Up to £23,000 per annum + 5% flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
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LA International
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London
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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Rate: £400 - 1,000 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 - 1,000 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £300 per day
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day
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