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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 319 260 278
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +18
Contract jobs citing Billing 284 349 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the General category 1.51% 1.89% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 176 123
Average daily rate
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£400 £386 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £10.68 £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.56% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £11.10 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.34 £16.10 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.09 £12.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-11.28% +13.63%
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
18835 18485 17902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.68% 38.86% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12213 11865 11085
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 531 603
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

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 2 June 2015.

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
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 2 June 2015. 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
London -14 103 £409 -3.82% 24
South East -15 100 £389 +19.61% 15
South West +12 20 £425 +6.25% 7
East of England +10 16 £375 -11.76% 2
East Midlands +2 12 £350 -10.82% 1
Yorkshire -20 12 £406 +23.10% 3
West Midlands -36 9 £270 -22.85% 7
North West -46 6 £400 +1.26% 12
North East -11 2 £675 +68.75%
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 175 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 170 (29.57%) Finance
3 150 (26.09%) CRM
4 117 (20.35%) Oracle
5 84 (14.61%) SQL
6 75 (13.04%) Migration
7 70 (12.17%) SAP
8 69 (12.00%) Project Management
9 58 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 56 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (8.70%) PRINCE2
12 42 (7.30%) UNIX
12 42 (7.30%) Retail
13 41 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
15 36 (6.26%) QA
15 36 (6.26%) ITIL
16 35 (6.09%) Business Analysis
17 34 (5.91%) Banking
17 34 (5.91%) PL/SQL
18 33 (5.74%) Oracle Database
19 32 (5.57%) Microsoft
20 30 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
20 30 (5.22%) MS Office
21 29 (5.04%) Data Migration
22 28 (4.87%) JIRA
23 26 (4.52%) Change Management
24 25 (4.35%) Java
24 25 (4.35%) MS Excel
24 25 (4.35%) Degree

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 14 (2.43%) WebLogic
2 9 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (1.04%) SAS
5 5 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.52%) CMS
8 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.35%) Apache
9 1 (0.17%) IIS
9 1 (0.17%) Documentum
9 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (5.22%) MS Office
2 25 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.65%) MS Project
4 12 (2.09%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) EViews
6 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (2.96%) SAP CRM
2 14 (2.43%) SAP SD
3 12 (2.09%) SAP IS-U
4 11 (1.91%) Oracle BRM
5 10 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (1.39%) Documaker
6 8 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (1.22%) Oracle Utilities
8 6 (1.04%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.87%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 5 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.70%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (0.70%) Agresso
11 3 (0.52%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.74%) PaaS
2 6 (1.04%) IaaS
3 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.35%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.17%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.83%) MVNO
2 14 (2.43%) 3G
3 13 (2.26%) Internet
4 12 (2.09%) Network Security
4 12 (2.09%) Unified Communications
4 12 (2.09%) Broadband
5 11 (1.91%) SS7
5 11 (1.91%) SIGTRAN
6 10 (1.74%) LAN
6 10 (1.74%) WAN
7 9 (1.57%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.57%) HTTPS
7 9 (1.57%) 4G
8 8 (1.39%) 2G
8 8 (1.39%) VPN
8 8 (1.39%) GSM
9 7 (1.22%) MPLS
9 7 (1.22%) Firewall
10 6 (1.04%) Wireless
10 6 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.74%) Oracle Database
2 24 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 17 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (1.22%) MS Access
6 7 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.87%) SAP BI
8 5 (0.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.52%) QlikView
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.35%) Big Data
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (4.87%) JIRA
2 10 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
2 10 (1.74%) Bugzilla
3 5 (0.87%) ProC
3 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.52%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.35%) Selenium
5 2 (0.35%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.35%) NUnit
5 2 (0.35%) PeopleTools
5 2 (0.35%) Toad
5 2 (0.35%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.35%) JUnit
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.17%) Subversion
6 1 (0.17%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.17%) LSMW
6 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 175 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 170 (29.57%) Finance
3 42 (7.30%) Retail
4 34 (5.91%) Banking
5 25 (4.35%) Legal
6 17 (2.96%) Marketing
7 13 (2.26%) Law
7 13 (2.26%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.09%) Back Office
9 8 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.04%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.70%) Publishing
13 3 (0.52%) Front Office
13 3 (0.52%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.52%) Advertising
13 3 (0.52%) German Language
14 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.35%) Games
14 2 (0.35%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 151 (26.26%) Analyst
2 81 (14.09%) Business Analyst
3 70 (12.17%) Architect
3 70 (12.17%) Project Manager
4 61 (10.61%) Consultant
5 33 (5.74%) Developer
6 32 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (4.70%) Test Analyst
8 23 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
9 20 (3.48%) Designer
10 16 (2.78%) Test Manager
11 14 (2.43%) Tester
11 14 (2.43%) Coordinator
12 12 (2.09%) Programme Manager
13 11 (1.91%) Functional Consultant
13 11 (1.91%) Service Manager
14 10 (1.74%) Oracle Developer
14 10 (1.74%) SAP SD Consultant
14 10 (1.74%) Delivery Manager
15 9 (1.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.30%) Web Services
2 14 (2.43%) Middleware
3 12 (2.09%) .NET
4 11 (1.91%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (1.57%) WebCenter
6 6 (1.04%) JMS
6 6 (1.04%) J2EE
6 6 (1.04%) XML
6 6 (1.04%) JDBC
7 5 (0.87%) EDI
7 5 (0.87%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.70%) Grails
8 4 (0.70%) ODBC
9 3 (0.52%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.35%) boto
10 2 (0.35%) BAPI
10 2 (0.35%) SAP ALE
11 1 (0.17%) HTML
11 1 (0.17%) JSP
11 1 (0.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.83%) Data Centre
3 13 (2.26%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.26%) Smart Meter
4 12 (2.09%) PMI
5 8 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.39%) IVR
6 7 (1.22%) GIS
6 7 (1.22%) Frameworx
6 7 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.22%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.04%) User Experience
7 6 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.04%) Clustering
7 6 (1.04%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (0.70%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.70%) SWIFT
8 4 (0.70%) Machine to Machine
9 3 (0.52%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.30%) UNIX
2 20 (3.48%) Windows
3 13 (2.26%) Linux
4 4 (0.70%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.52%) Solaris
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.35%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.35%) VMS
6 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.17%) SUSE
7 1 (0.17%) Debian
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (26.09%) CRM
2 75 (13.04%) Migration
3 69 (12.00%) Project Management
4 58 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 37 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (6.26%) ITIL
9 35 (6.09%) Business Analysis
10 30 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (5.04%) Data Migration
12 26 (4.52%) Change Management
13 23 (4.00%) Service Management
14 22 (3.83%) Asset Management
15 20 (3.48%) Scrum
15 20 (3.48%) Waterfall
16 19 (3.30%) SOA
17 18 (3.13%) Test Management
17 18 (3.13%) Test Scripting
18 17 (2.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 84 (14.61%) SQL
2 34 (5.91%) PL/SQL
3 25 (4.35%) Java
4 12 (2.09%) C
4 12 (2.09%) C#
5 10 (1.74%) C++
6 9 (1.57%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.39%) ABAP
8 7 (1.22%) Python
8 7 (1.22%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.04%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.87%) COBOL
11 4 (0.70%) VBA
12 3 (0.52%) PeopleCode
12 3 (0.52%) Jython
13 2 (0.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 2 (0.35%) R
13 2 (0.35%) Ruby
13 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (4.35%) Degree
2 15 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.26%) PMI Certification
4 12 (2.09%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.09%) ISEB
5 6 (1.04%) CCNP
5 6 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.52%) JNCIS
9 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.35%) CCSA
9 2 (0.35%) CCSE
9 2 (0.35%) CISSP
9 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.17%) HNC
10 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.26%) QA
2 14 (2.43%) SLA
3 7 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.35%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) BS25999
5 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.35%) XenServer
3 2 (0.35%) vSphere
3 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.35%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.17%) Docker
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.70%) Puppet
4 3 (0.52%) Ansible
4 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.35%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.35%) Netcool
5 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.17%) collectd
6 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 117 (20.35%) Oracle
2 70 (12.17%) SAP
3 32 (5.57%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.78%) HP
5 15 (2.61%) Siebel
6 13 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.26%) Remedy
7 12 (2.09%) IBM
8 11 (1.91%) Cisco
9 7 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (1.22%) Amdocs
10 6 (1.04%) NetCracker
10 6 (1.04%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.87%) Avaya
11 5 (0.87%) Verint
11 5 (0.87%) Pega
11 5 (0.87%) WorldPay
12 4 (0.70%) Guidewire
12 4 (0.70%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.70%) Micro Focus
Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £500 - £550 per day all inclusive
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £500 - £550 per day all inclusive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Mason Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Clement May
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + remote work, expenses
Posted: 21 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Essex
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £12 - £16 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago