The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 256 234 207
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -27
Contract jobs citing Billing 355 369 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.81% 0.86%
As % of the General category 1.92% 1.87% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 173 187
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £266 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £358 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.09% -10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.58 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% -28.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.00 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £34.50 £24.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.47%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18477 19719 23262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.77% 43.28% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11750 12397 14212
Average daily rate £435 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 589 671
Average hourly rate £21.56 £23.21 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% +0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.20 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Billing
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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 11 July 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
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 11 July 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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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 -9 134 £330 +2.48% 22
London -31 130 £450 +5.88% 39
West Midlands +4 23 £350 -12.50% 5
North West -3 21 £425 +18.05% 9
East of England -8 11 £344 -31.25% 2
East Midlands -5 8 £380 +4.82% 2
Yorkshire -2 7 £375 -27.18% 2
South West -31 6 £345 -8.00% 3
Midlands +8 5 £463 -2.63% 1
North East -14 1 £400 - 1
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 226 (28.36%) Finance
2 197 (24.72%) Telecoms
3 191 (23.96%) CRM
4 183 (22.96%) SAP
5 138 (17.31%) Oracle
6 91 (11.42%) SQL
7 85 (10.66%) Project Management
8 64 (8.03%) Migration
9 62 (7.78%) SAP IS-U
10 61 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 51 (6.40%) SQL Server
11 51 (6.40%) Microsoft
12 50 (6.27%) Business Analysis
13 46 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
13 46 (5.77%) MS Excel
14 43 (5.40%) Degree
15 41 (5.14%) Java
16 40 (5.02%) ITIL
17 39 (4.89%) Use Case
18 37 (4.64%) QA
18 37 (4.64%) PRINCE2
18 37 (4.64%) ERP
18 37 (4.64%) General Ledger
19 36 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
20 35 (4.39%) Back Office
21 34 (4.27%) Retail
21 34 (4.27%) PL/SQL
22 33 (4.14%) MS Office
22 33 (4.14%) Banking
22 33 (4.14%) Marketing

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 18 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.01%) WebLogic
3 14 (1.76%) WebLogic Portal
4 9 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (1.00%) IIS
6 7 (0.88%) Apache
6 7 (0.88%) Node.js
6 7 (0.88%) nginx
7 6 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.50%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.25%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.25%) Lync
11 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.13%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.13%) CMS
Applications
1 46 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 33 (4.14%) MS Office
3 28 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (2.89%) MS Project
5 19 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.00%) PowerPivot
6 8 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 62 (7.78%) SAP IS-U
2 26 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 25 (3.14%) SAP CRM
4 19 (2.38%) CSG Singleview
5 18 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (1.76%) Oracle BPM
7 14 (1.76%) SAP FI-CA
8 12 (1.51%) Oracle BRM
9 11 (1.38%) Oracle General Ledger
10 10 (1.25%) SAP FI
11 9 (1.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 8 (1.00%) SAP SD
12 8 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
13 7 (0.88%) HFM
13 7 (0.88%) Documaker
13 7 (0.88%) Oracle FAH
14 6 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
15 5 (0.63%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.63%) Force.com
2 9 (1.13%) SaaS
3 6 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.50%) PaaS
5 4 (0.50%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.26%) 4G
2 17 (2.13%) LTE
3 16 (2.01%) Broadband
3 16 (2.01%) Internet
4 14 (1.76%) VoIP
5 10 (1.25%) 3G
5 10 (1.25%) HTTP
6 8 (1.00%) SMS
6 8 (1.00%) UMTS
6 8 (1.00%) RTP
6 8 (1.00%) Wireless
7 7 (0.88%) Firewall
7 7 (0.88%) GGSN
7 7 (0.88%) SGSN
7 7 (0.88%) AMQP
7 7 (0.88%) MVNO
7 7 (0.88%) FTP
7 7 (0.88%) 3GPP
7 7 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.76%) Oracle Database
4 20 (2.51%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.76%) NoSQL
8 13 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
8 13 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.00%) MS Access
12 7 (0.88%) OLAP
12 7 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.88%) SAP BW
12 7 (0.88%) SAP BI
12 7 (0.88%) Essbase
12 7 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (1.38%) JIRA
2 9 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.00%) TestDirector
4 4 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.38%) Selenium
5 3 (0.38%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.25%) WinRunner
6 2 (0.25%) Subversion
6 2 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.25%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.13%) Behat
7 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.13%) LSMW
7 1 (0.13%) Ant
7 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.13%) Maven
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 226 (28.36%) Finance
2 197 (24.72%) Telecoms
3 37 (4.64%) General Ledger
4 35 (4.39%) Back Office
5 34 (4.27%) Retail
6 33 (4.14%) Banking
6 33 (4.14%) Legal
6 33 (4.14%) Marketing
7 8 (1.00%) Publishing
8 6 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.63%) Advertising
9 5 (0.63%) Law
9 5 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.63%) German Language
10 4 (0.50%) Games
10 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.38%) Front Office
11 3 (0.38%) French Language
12 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 180 (22.58%) Analyst
2 125 (15.68%) Consultant
3 99 (12.42%) Business Analyst
4 90 (11.29%) Project Manager
5 87 (10.92%) Architect
6 70 (8.78%) Developer
6 70 (8.78%) SAP Consultant
7 53 (6.65%) Solutions Architect
8 43 (5.40%) SAP ISU Consultant
9 30 (3.76%) Designer
10 26 (3.26%) Test Analyst
11 18 (2.26%) Programme Manager
12 16 (2.01%) Tester
12 16 (2.01%) Oracle Consultant
12 16 (2.01%) BSS Architect
13 15 (1.88%) Senior Analyst
13 15 (1.88%) Functional Consultant
13 15 (1.88%) Telecoms Project Manager
14 14 (1.76%) Functional Analyst
15 13 (1.63%) PeopleSoft Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.89%) Middleware
2 28 (3.51%) .NET
3 17 (2.13%) XML
4 16 (2.01%) WebCenter
5 15 (1.88%) Oracle Fusion
5 15 (1.88%) Web Services
6 13 (1.63%) JMS
6 13 (1.63%) Visualforce
7 10 (1.25%) SOAP
8 9 (1.13%) RESTful
8 9 (1.13%) REST
9 8 (1.00%) JDBC
9 8 (1.00%) HTML
10 7 (0.88%) WinForms
11 6 (0.75%) MSMQ
11 6 (0.75%) MDX
11 6 (0.75%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.75%) SAP PI
12 5 (0.63%) Akka
12 5 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (2.51%) Computer Science
2 18 (2.26%) Smart Meter
3 14 (1.76%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.13%) Data Conversion
5 7 (0.88%) FMCG
5 7 (0.88%) IVR
5 7 (0.88%) PMI
6 5 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (0.63%) Derivative
6 5 (0.63%) Open Source
7 4 (0.50%) Social Media
7 4 (0.50%) Statistics
7 4 (0.50%) CMDB
7 4 (0.50%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.38%) Online Games
8 3 (0.38%) Smartcard
8 3 (0.38%) STB
8 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.25%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (3.64%) Windows
2 26 (3.26%) UNIX
3 12 (1.51%) Linux
4 8 (1.00%) Android
4 8 (1.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.63%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.38%) Solaris
8 2 (0.25%) HPUX
9 1 (0.13%) zOS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (23.96%) CRM
2 85 (10.66%) Project Management
3 64 (8.03%) Migration
4 61 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (6.27%) Business Analysis
6 46 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (5.02%) ITIL
8 39 (4.89%) Use Case
9 37 (4.64%) PRINCE2
9 37 (4.64%) ERP
10 33 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 30 (3.76%) Data Modelling
12 29 (3.64%) Data Analysis
12 29 (3.64%) Integration Testing
13 28 (3.51%) Change Management
14 27 (3.39%) B2B
14 27 (3.39%) Data Migration
15 26 (3.26%) SOA
16 24 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (3.01%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (11.42%) SQL
2 41 (5.14%) Java
3 34 (4.27%) PL/SQL
4 21 (2.63%) C#
5 19 (2.38%) Python
6 14 (1.76%) ABAP
6 14 (1.76%) Apex Code
7 13 (1.63%) VBA
8 9 (1.13%) C
9 8 (1.00%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 8 (1.00%) Jython
10 7 (0.88%) PHP
10 7 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.63%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.63%) Perl
11 5 (0.63%) Scala
12 4 (0.50%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.50%) Delphi
13 2 (0.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (5.40%) Degree
2 27 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.01%) ISEB
3 16 (2.01%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.13%) PMP
8 7 (0.88%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.63%) CIMA
9 5 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.50%) CCNA
11 3 (0.38%) ACCA
11 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.25%) Avaya Certification
12 2 (0.25%) CCNP
13 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.13%) MCSE
13 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.64%) QA
2 15 (1.88%) SLA
3 9 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.50%) GAAP
6 3 (0.38%) P3O
6 3 (0.38%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.13%) vCloud
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 15 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 183 (22.96%) SAP
2 138 (17.31%) Oracle
3 51 (6.40%) Microsoft
4 31 (3.89%) Siebel
5 26 (3.26%) PeopleSoft
5 26 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (3.14%) Cisco
7 15 (1.88%) HP
8 14 (1.76%) Business Objects
9 11 (1.38%) Remedy
10 7 (0.88%) Hyperion
11 6 (0.75%) Avaya
11 6 (0.75%) Cognos
11 6 (0.75%) VMware
11 6 (0.75%) Amdocs
12 5 (0.63%) Google
13 4 (0.50%) Zend
13 4 (0.50%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.50%) Juniper
13 4 (0.50%) IBM
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