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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 247 230 227
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing Billing 384 379 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.81% 0.83%
As % of the General category 2.02% 1.89% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 185 193
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £249 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.58 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.26% +17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £8.82 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £35.90 £22.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-42.52% +27.94%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19051 20052 23577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.54% 43.05% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12043 12612 14374
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 513 560 684
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.21 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% -7.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.14 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.52 £44.92 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
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 31 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 31 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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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 +14 167 £320 -1.53% 19
London -11 133 £475 +11.76% 41
North West +1 19 £450 +93.54% 5
West Midlands -14 17 £365 -8.75% 3
East Midlands -2 9 £525 +44.82%
East of England -20 7 £239 -53.41% 6
South West -26 7 £345 +11.29% 5
Midlands +9 6 £463 -
Yorkshire -8 3 £511 -0.87%
North East -16 1 £400 -
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 215 (28.10%) Finance
2 187 (24.44%) Telecoms
2 187 (24.44%) CRM
3 167 (21.83%) SAP
4 145 (18.95%) Oracle
5 100 (13.07%) SQL
6 89 (11.63%) Project Management
7 64 (8.37%) Migration
8 60 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 52 (6.80%) SQL Server
10 51 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 49 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
12 48 (6.27%) SAP IS-U
13 47 (6.14%) Business Analysis
14 45 (5.88%) Degree
15 44 (5.75%) MS Excel
16 40 (5.23%) ITIL
16 40 (5.23%) Middleware
16 40 (5.23%) Use Case
17 39 (5.10%) Back Office
18 38 (4.97%) General Ledger
19 35 (4.58%) PRINCE2
19 35 (4.58%) PL/SQL
19 35 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
20 34 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
20 34 (4.44%) Retail
20 34 (4.44%) Marketing
21 33 (4.31%) SOA
22 32 (4.18%) Siebel
23 31 (4.05%) Revenue Management

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 20 (2.61%) WebLogic
2 19 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.35%) WebLogic Portal
4 13 (1.70%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.05%) IIS
6 8 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (0.92%) Apache
7 7 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.52%) Lync
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.52%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.26%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.13%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.13%) CMS
12 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.13%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 44 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.79%) MS Office
3 26 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (3.01%) MS Project
5 19 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.05%) PowerPivot
6 8 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 48 (6.27%) SAP IS-U
2 30 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (2.88%) SAP CRM
4 20 (2.61%) CSG Singleview
5 18 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 17 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
7 14 (1.83%) Oracle Payables
7 14 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
7 14 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
8 13 (1.70%) SAP FI-CA
9 12 (1.57%) Oracle General Ledger
10 11 (1.44%) SAP FI
11 10 (1.31%) SAP SD
11 10 (1.31%) Documaker
12 9 (1.18%) Oracle FAH
12 9 (1.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
13 7 (0.92%) Oracle BRM
13 7 (0.92%) HFM
14 6 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.70%) Force.com
2 7 (0.92%) SaaS
3 6 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.52%) PaaS
5 4 (0.52%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.88%) Internet
2 18 (2.35%) Broadband
2 18 (2.35%) LTE
3 17 (2.22%) 3G
4 13 (1.70%) HTTP
4 13 (1.70%) VoIP
5 10 (1.31%) HTTPS
5 10 (1.31%) SSL
6 9 (1.18%) SAN
6 9 (1.18%) WAN
6 9 (1.18%) 4G
6 9 (1.18%) Firewall
7 8 (1.05%) MVNO
8 7 (0.92%) GGSN
8 7 (0.92%) SGSN
8 7 (0.92%) LAN
8 7 (0.92%) UMTS
8 7 (0.92%) FTP
9 6 (0.78%) SMS
9 6 (0.78%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.14%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.14%) Oracle Database
4 20 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (2.09%) Oracle ODI
6 15 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (1.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 8 (1.05%) MS Access
12 7 (0.92%) Essbase
12 7 (0.92%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (0.78%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.78%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (1.83%) JIRA
2 10 (1.31%) TestDirector
3 9 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.52%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.52%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.39%) Selenium
6 2 (0.26%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.26%) WinRunner
6 2 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.26%) Subversion
7 1 (0.13%) Maven
7 1 (0.13%) LSMW
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.13%) Behat
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 215 (28.10%) Finance
2 187 (24.44%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.10%) Back Office
4 38 (4.97%) General Ledger
5 34 (4.44%) Retail
5 34 (4.44%) Marketing
6 30 (3.92%) Banking
7 25 (3.27%) Legal
8 7 (0.92%) Advertising
8 7 (0.92%) Publishing
9 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.52%) Front Office
11 4 (0.52%) Law
11 4 (0.52%) Games
12 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.39%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) German Language
13 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (23.14%) Analyst
2 107 (13.99%) Consultant
3 97 (12.68%) Business Analyst
4 94 (12.29%) Architect
5 84 (10.98%) Project Manager
6 67 (8.76%) Solutions Architect
7 64 (8.37%) Developer
8 54 (7.06%) SAP Consultant
9 29 (3.79%) SAP ISU Consultant
10 27 (3.53%) Designer
10 27 (3.53%) Test Analyst
11 21 (2.75%) Tester
12 20 (2.61%) Oracle Consultant
13 18 (2.35%) BSS Architect
14 17 (2.22%) Functional Consultant
15 16 (2.09%) Systems Tester
15 16 (2.09%) Programme Manager
16 15 (1.96%) Functional Analyst
17 14 (1.83%) Delivery Manager
17 14 (1.83%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.23%) Middleware
2 27 (3.53%) .NET
3 19 (2.48%) Oracle Fusion
4 18 (2.35%) WebCenter
5 16 (2.09%) JMS
6 15 (1.96%) XML
7 14 (1.83%) Web Services
8 11 (1.44%) JDBC
8 11 (1.44%) SOAP
8 11 (1.44%) Visualforce
9 10 (1.31%) REST
10 7 (0.92%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.92%) HTML
10 7 (0.92%) SAP Basis
11 6 (0.78%) MSMQ
11 6 (0.78%) MDX
11 6 (0.78%) SAP PI
12 5 (0.65%) WinForms
13 4 (0.52%) Ajax
13 4 (0.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.40%) Computer Science
2 13 (1.70%) Management Information System
3 12 (1.57%) Smart Meter
4 8 (1.05%) IVR
5 7 (0.92%) FMCG
6 5 (0.65%) Data Conversion
7 4 (0.52%) Statistics
7 4 (0.52%) CMDB
7 4 (0.52%) Social Media
7 4 (0.52%) Hedge funds
7 4 (0.52%) Reference Data
7 4 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.39%) Online Games
8 3 (0.39%) STB
8 3 (0.39%) PMI
8 3 (0.39%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.26%) NHS
9 2 (0.26%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (3.53%) Windows
2 26 (3.40%) UNIX
3 13 (1.70%) Linux
4 6 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.65%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.39%) Solaris
7 2 (0.26%) HPUX
8 1 (0.13%) zOS
8 1 (0.13%) Android
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (24.44%) CRM
2 89 (11.63%) Project Management
3 64 (8.37%) Migration
4 60 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (6.14%) Business Analysis
7 40 (5.23%) ITIL
7 40 (5.23%) Use Case
8 35 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 35 (4.58%) PRINCE2
9 33 (4.31%) SOA
10 31 (4.05%) Revenue Management
11 30 (3.92%) Data Analysis
12 29 (3.79%) ERP
12 29 (3.79%) Data Modelling
12 29 (3.79%) Data Migration
13 26 (3.40%) B2B
13 26 (3.40%) Change Management
13 26 (3.40%) GAP Analysis
14 25 (3.27%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (13.07%) SQL
2 35 (4.58%) PL/SQL
3 28 (3.66%) Java
4 19 (2.48%) C#
5 16 (2.09%) Python
6 14 (1.83%) ABAP
7 12 (1.57%) Jython
7 12 (1.57%) Apex Code
7 12 (1.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 11 (1.44%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.31%) VBA
10 9 (1.18%) PHP
11 8 (1.05%) JavaScript
11 8 (1.05%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.78%) C
12 6 (0.78%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.65%) Perl
14 4 (0.52%) Delphi
15 2 (0.26%) XAML
15 2 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (5.88%) Degree
2 27 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.09%) ISEB
4 12 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.44%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.05%) PMP
8 6 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.65%) CCNA
10 4 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.52%) CIMA
11 2 (0.26%) ACCA
11 2 (0.26%) CCNP
11 2 (0.26%) Avaya Certification
11 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.79%) QA
2 12 (1.57%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.57%) SLA
3 8 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.52%) GAAP
4 4 (0.52%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.39%) P3O
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 16 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.57%) Oracle Identity Management
3 11 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.92%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 167 (21.83%) SAP
2 145 (18.95%) Oracle
3 51 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 32 (4.18%) Siebel
5 29 (3.79%) Cisco
6 27 (3.53%) PeopleSoft
7 25 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (2.48%) HP
9 14 (1.83%) Remedy
10 12 (1.57%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.05%) Hyperion
11 8 (1.05%) JDA
11 8 (1.05%) VMware
12 7 (0.92%) Amdocs
13 6 (0.78%) Avaya
13 6 (0.78%) Cognos
13 6 (0.78%) EMC
14 5 (0.65%) NetApp
14 5 (0.65%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.65%) Primavera
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London
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Huxley Associates
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