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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 381 304 306
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +2
Contract jobs citing Billing 238 359 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the General category 1.41% 1.85% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 208 175
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £247 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.48 £16.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.42% -18.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.48 -
% change year-on-year
+48.42% -
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
16845 19450 20195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.30% 38.85% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11276 12597 13171
Median daily rate £451 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 518 491
Median hourly rate £22.84 £27.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.40% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +17.10%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Billing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -14 77 £400 -5.88% 13
London -31 76 £500 +11.11% 13
Yorkshire +31 25 £380 -20.00% 2
East of England +17 14 £475 +39.70% 6
North West +10 14 £544 +8.75% 4
South West -15 10 £313 -30.55% 4
North East -67 8 £313 -40.47% 1
West Midlands -28 7 £300 -29.41% 6
Midlands -9 2 £500 +53.84%
East Midlands -14 2 £350 +16.66% 1
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 England region with a requirement for Billing.

1 138 (28.34%) Finance
2 99 (20.33%) Telecoms
2 99 (20.33%) CRM
3 81 (16.63%) SAP
4 63 (12.94%) Project Management
5 61 (12.53%) Microsoft
6 58 (11.91%) Oracle
7 54 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (10.06%) Migration
9 46 (9.45%) MS Excel
10 44 (9.03%) ITIL
10 44 (9.03%) Degree
11 43 (8.83%) PRINCE2
12 41 (8.42%) SQL
13 40 (8.21%) Data Centre
14 39 (8.01%) Change Management
15 32 (6.57%) Windows
15 32 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (6.16%) Salesforce.com
18 29 (5.95%) Management Information System
18 29 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
19 28 (5.75%) SQL Server
19 28 (5.75%) MS Office
20 27 (5.54%) ERP
20 27 (5.54%) Marketing
20 27 (5.54%) Business Analysis
21 25 (5.13%) MS Project
22 24 (4.93%) .NET
23 23 (4.72%) Cisco

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 16 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.05%) CMS
3 9 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.44%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.82%) SAS
7 3 (0.62%) Documentum
7 3 (0.62%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.41%) Apache
8 2 (0.41%) Confluence
8 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.75%) MS Office
3 25 (5.13%) MS Project
4 21 (4.31%) MS Visio
5 17 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (3.90%) SAP IS-U
2 11 (2.26%) SAP SD
3 10 (2.05%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (1.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (1.23%) CSG Singleview
7 6 (1.23%) Maximo
7 6 (1.23%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (1.23%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (1.03%) BigMachines
8 5 (1.03%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.62%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.62%) SAP FI-CA
9 3 (0.62%) SAP FS
9 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.62%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.44%) SaaS
5 6 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (1.23%) SoftLayer
6 5 (1.03%) IaaS
7 4 (0.82%) PaaS
8 3 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.62%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.49%) Internet
2 15 (3.08%) Firewall
3 10 (2.05%) VPN
4 9 (1.85%) SAN
5 8 (1.64%) Intranet
6 7 (1.44%) DNS
6 7 (1.44%) LAN
6 7 (1.44%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.44%) VLAN
7 6 (1.23%) 3G
7 6 (1.23%) Extranet
8 5 (1.03%) Broadband
8 5 (1.03%) LDAP
8 5 (1.03%) MPLS
8 5 (1.03%) Network Security
8 5 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.82%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.82%) MVNO
9 4 (0.82%) WAN
9 4 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.05%) MySQL
4 9 (1.85%) DB2
4 9 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
5 8 (1.64%) Big Data
5 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.44%) SAP HANA
7 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.82%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.62%) MS Access
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.41%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.21%) DTS
12 1 (0.21%) GIS
Development Applications
1 13 (2.67%) JIRA
2 8 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.03%) Subversion
5 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.82%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.62%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.62%) LSMW
7 2 (0.41%) Ant
7 2 (0.41%) Gitweb
7 2 (0.41%) Maven
8 1 (0.21%) CaliberRM
8 1 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.21%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.21%) Toad
8 1 (0.21%) VersionOne
General
1 138 (28.34%) Finance
2 99 (20.33%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.54%) Marketing
4 20 (4.11%) Banking
5 15 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.87%) Legal
7 13 (2.67%) Law
8 12 (2.46%) Retail
9 8 (1.64%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.23%) Automotive
10 6 (1.23%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.23%) Publishing
11 4 (0.82%) Advertising
11 4 (0.82%) Electronics
12 3 (0.62%) Back Office
12 3 (0.62%) Front Office
13 2 (0.41%) French Language
14 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Military
14 1 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (20.53%) Analyst
2 71 (14.58%) Project Manager
3 68 (13.96%) Consultant
4 63 (12.94%) Architect
5 46 (9.45%) Business Analyst
6 40 (8.21%) Solutions Architect
7 33 (6.78%) SAP Consultant
8 31 (6.37%) Designer
9 29 (5.95%) Developer
10 22 (4.52%) Solutions Designer
11 17 (3.49%) Billing Analyst
12 15 (3.08%) BSS Architect
12 15 (3.08%) SAP ISU Consultant
13 14 (2.87%) Billing Project Manager
13 14 (2.87%) Oracle Consultant
13 14 (2.87%) Service Manager
14 13 (2.67%) Billing Consultant
14 13 (2.67%) Billing Support
14 13 (2.67%) BSS Solutions Architect
14 13 (2.67%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.93%) .NET
2 21 (4.31%) Middleware
3 20 (4.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (2.05%) XML
5 9 (1.85%) CSS
6 8 (1.64%) Web Services
7 7 (1.44%) EDI
7 7 (1.44%) HTML
8 6 (1.23%) Visualforce
9 5 (1.03%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.03%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.82%) Entity Framework
10 4 (0.82%) jQuery
10 4 (0.82%) REST
10 4 (0.82%) RESTful
11 3 (0.62%) Ajax
11 3 (0.62%) SOAP
11 3 (0.62%) WSDL
11 3 (0.62%) XHTML
12 2 (0.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.21%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.95%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.67%) User Experience
5 9 (1.85%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.44%) e-Learning
7 7 (1.44%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.23%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.23%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.82%) NHS
11 3 (0.62%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.62%) iPad
11 3 (0.62%) LIMS
11 3 (0.62%) Replication
11 3 (0.62%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.57%) Windows
2 20 (4.11%) Windows 7
3 17 (3.49%) Unix
4 11 (2.26%) Linux
5 7 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.62%) Android
7 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.41%) Solaris
8 2 (0.41%) VMS
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (20.33%) CRM
2 63 (12.94%) Project Management
3 54 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (10.06%) Migration
5 44 (9.03%) ITIL
6 43 (8.83%) PRINCE2
7 39 (8.01%) Change Management
8 32 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (5.54%) Business Analysis
10 27 (5.54%) ERP
11 23 (4.72%) Matrix Organization
11 23 (4.72%) Workflow
12 22 (4.52%) Data Migration
13 20 (4.11%) SOA
14 19 (3.90%) Risk Management
15 18 (3.70%) ETL
15 18 (3.70%) Supplier Management
15 18 (3.70%) UML
16 17 (3.49%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (8.42%) SQL
2 16 (3.29%) ABAP
3 13 (2.67%) C#
4 12 (2.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.05%) Java
6 9 (1.85%) PHP
7 8 (1.64%) Python
8 6 (1.23%) Apex Code
8 6 (1.23%) C
8 6 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.23%) VBA
9 5 (1.03%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.82%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.62%) Ruby
12 2 (0.41%) Jython
12 2 (0.41%) VB
12 2 (0.41%) VB6
13 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (9.03%) Degree
2 18 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (2.05%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.03%) CCNP
6 5 (1.03%) ISEB
6 5 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.82%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.82%) CCNA
7 4 (0.82%) MCDST
7 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.62%) ACDT
8 3 (0.62%) ACHDS
8 3 (0.62%) ACTC
8 3 (0.62%) MCP
8 3 (0.62%) MCSE
8 3 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.62%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.11%) SLA
2 14 (2.87%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.26%) QA
4 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.21%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.41%) Docker
4 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.41%) NFS
4 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.44%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.03%) Amdocs OSS
2 5 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.82%) Ansible
3 4 (0.82%) Netcool
4 3 (0.62%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 3 (0.62%) Nagios
4 3 (0.62%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.41%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.21%) Marathon
6 1 (0.21%) Mesos
6 1 (0.21%) Nessus
6 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (16.63%) SAP
2 61 (12.53%) Microsoft
3 58 (11.91%) Oracle
4 30 (6.16%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (4.72%) Cisco
6 22 (4.52%) IBM
7 17 (3.49%) HP
7 17 (3.49%) VMware
8 11 (2.26%) EMC
8 11 (2.26%) Remedy
9 9 (1.85%) NetCracker
9 9 (1.85%) Siebel
10 7 (1.44%) Ericsson
10 7 (1.44%) Guidewire
10 7 (1.44%) Huawei
10 7 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.23%) Comptel
12 5 (1.03%) Amdocs
12 5 (1.03%) Citrix
13 4 (0.82%) NetApp
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £4 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
RB
Posted: 21 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
LA International
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £370 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Gibbs S3
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 13 days ago