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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 290 309 242
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -67
Contract jobs citing Billing 343 319 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.68% 0.90%
As % of the General category 1.89% 1.75% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 181 227
Average daily rate £400 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £253 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £14.62 £13.50 £86.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% -84.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.90 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £18.34 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.24 £10.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -69.85%
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
18166 18213 18390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.50% 38.68% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11883 11826 11583
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 496 427 586
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
South East +40 120 £413 +5.83% 11
London -43 95 £378 -17.93% 34
South West +22 28 £450 +76.47% 9
North West -3 25 £550 +87.39% 10
West Midlands -6 20 £244 -14.18% 15
Yorkshire -13 16 £350 -17.64% 4
North East -11 14 £500 -41.17% 1
East Midlands -11 10 £310 -11.42% 1
Midlands - 4 £475 -
East of England -8 3 £423 -10.58% 3
South Coast - 2 £388 -
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 173 (25.71%) Finance
2 167 (24.81%) Oracle
3 155 (23.03%) Telecoms
4 132 (19.61%) CRM
5 109 (16.20%) SAP
6 101 (15.01%) Project Management
7 96 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (11.74%) SQL
9 72 (10.70%) Migration
10 66 (9.81%) Java
10 66 (9.81%) ITIL
11 63 (9.36%) Microsoft
12 54 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
13 52 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 48 (7.13%) PRINCE2
15 47 (6.98%) Data Centre
16 44 (6.54%) Windows
16 44 (6.54%) PL/SQL
16 44 (6.54%) SLA
17 42 (6.24%) Degree
18 41 (6.09%) Internet
18 41 (6.09%) Retail
19 40 (5.94%) Service Management
19 40 (5.94%) SQL Server
20 38 (5.65%) Linux
21 37 (5.50%) Data Migration
22 36 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
23 35 (5.20%) Oracle Database
24 34 (5.05%) SAP IS-U
24 34 (5.05%) MS Excel

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (1.93%) IBM Notes
2 12 (1.78%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.63%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.19%) IBM Domino
4 8 (1.19%) Node.js
5 6 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (0.89%) CMS
6 5 (0.74%) Apache
6 5 (0.74%) IIS
6 5 (0.74%) JBoss
6 5 (0.74%) MS Project Server
7 4 (0.59%) CICS
8 3 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.45%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.42%) MS Office
3 15 (2.23%) MS Project
4 13 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (1.34%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.89%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (5.05%) SAP IS-U
2 15 (2.23%) Oracle BRM
3 11 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.19%) SAP FI
4 8 (1.19%) SAP SD
5 6 (0.89%) CSG Singleview
5 6 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.89%) Oracle Utilities
5 6 (0.89%) SAP BRIM
5 6 (0.89%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.59%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 4 (0.59%) Oracle FAH
7 4 (0.59%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.59%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.49%) IaaS
2 10 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.49%) PaaS
3 4 (0.59%) Office 365
3 4 (0.59%) SaaS
4 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (0.30%) Route 53
5 2 (0.30%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.09%) Internet
2 27 (4.01%) MVNO
3 17 (2.53%) 3G
4 14 (2.08%) Firewall
4 14 (2.08%) VPN
5 13 (1.93%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.63%) Wireless
7 10 (1.49%) 4G
7 10 (1.49%) Broadband
8 7 (1.04%) DHCP
8 7 (1.04%) DNS
8 7 (1.04%) WAN
8 7 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.89%) Intranet
9 6 (0.89%) MPLS
9 6 (0.89%) Unified Communications
10 5 (0.74%) Diameter Protocol
11 4 (0.59%) Network Security
11 4 (0.59%) RTP
11 4 (0.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.20%) Oracle Database
3 13 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.63%) MySQL
4 11 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (0.89%) Star Schema
8 5 (0.74%) DB2
8 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 15 (2.23%) NetBeans
3 13 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.63%) JIRA
5 6 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.74%) Hudson
6 5 (0.74%) Subversion
7 4 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.59%) Selenium
7 4 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.30%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.30%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.30%) JUnit
8 2 (0.30%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.15%) Ant
9 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.15%) JMeter
9 1 (0.15%) Maven
9 1 (0.15%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 173 (25.71%) Finance
2 155 (23.03%) Telecoms
3 41 (6.09%) Retail
4 25 (3.71%) Banking
5 24 (3.57%) Front Office
5 24 (3.57%) Marketing
6 15 (2.23%) Legal
7 12 (1.78%) Back Office
7 12 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.19%) General Ledger
9 7 (1.04%) Law
10 5 (0.74%) Electronics
10 5 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.45%) Local Government
11 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.30%) Games
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Military
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (16.94%) Analyst
2 112 (16.64%) Architect
3 90 (13.37%) Consultant
4 73 (10.85%) Project Manager
5 48 (7.13%) Developer
5 48 (7.13%) Solutions Architect
6 40 (5.94%) Business Analyst
7 32 (4.75%) SAP Consultant
8 31 (4.61%) BSS Architect
9 26 (3.86%) Java Developer
9 26 (3.86%) Oracle Consultant
10 23 (3.42%) Billing Consultant
10 23 (3.42%) Designer
11 22 (3.27%) Test Analyst
12 21 (3.12%) Oracle Developer
13 19 (2.82%) Financial Analyst
13 19 (2.82%) Incident Manager
14 18 (2.67%) Migration Manager
14 18 (2.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
14 18 (2.67%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.71%) .NET
2 22 (3.27%) Web Services
3 20 (2.97%) XML
4 19 (2.82%) HTML
5 15 (2.23%) Swing
6 11 (1.63%) REST
7 9 (1.34%) AngularJS
7 9 (1.34%) Middleware
8 8 (1.19%) CSS
9 7 (1.04%) RESTful
10 6 (0.89%) EDI
10 6 (0.89%) Velocity
11 5 (0.74%) jQuery
11 5 (0.74%) SOAP
12 4 (0.59%) LAMP
12 4 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.59%) SAP Smart Forms
12 4 (0.59%) Symfony
12 4 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (0.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 26 (3.86%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.08%) Smart Meter
6 13 (1.93%) Over-the-Top Content
7 12 (1.78%) DTV
8 11 (1.63%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.49%) PMI
9 10 (1.49%) User Experience
10 9 (1.34%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.89%) CMDB
11 6 (0.89%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.89%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.89%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.74%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.74%) Frameworx
12 5 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (6.54%) Windows
2 38 (5.65%) Linux
3 30 (4.46%) Unix
4 17 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.78%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.63%) Windows XP
7 9 (1.34%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.04%) AIX
8 7 (1.04%) Windows 2000
8 7 (1.04%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.59%) Solaris
10 3 (0.45%) Android
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.15%) SUSE
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (19.61%) CRM
2 101 (15.01%) Project Management
3 96 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (10.70%) Migration
5 66 (9.81%) ITIL
6 52 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 48 (7.13%) PRINCE2
8 40 (5.94%) Service Management
9 37 (5.50%) Data Migration
10 36 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (4.75%) Business Analysis
11 32 (4.75%) Incident Management
12 27 (4.01%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (3.86%) Scrum
13 26 (3.86%) TOGAF
14 25 (3.71%) ERP
15 24 (3.57%) ETL
16 23 (3.42%) Revenue Management
16 23 (3.42%) Service Delivery
17 22 (3.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 79 (11.74%) SQL
2 66 (9.81%) Java
3 44 (6.54%) PL/SQL
4 27 (4.01%) C
5 17 (2.53%) Perl
5 17 (2.53%) Shell Script
6 16 (2.38%) ABAP
7 15 (2.23%) JavaScript
8 13 (1.93%) C#
8 13 (1.93%) COBOL
9 9 (1.34%) Python
10 8 (1.19%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.19%) VB
11 6 (0.89%) PHP
11 6 (0.89%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.30%) Jython
12 2 (0.30%) Ruby
12 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (6.24%) Degree
2 30 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.53%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.49%) PMP
5 10 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.19%) ISEB
7 8 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.45%) ACCA
8 3 (0.45%) APMP
8 3 (0.45%) CCNP
8 3 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.45%) MCP
9 2 (0.30%) CCNA
9 2 (0.30%) MCSA
9 2 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.54%) SLA
2 18 (2.67%) QA
3 12 (1.78%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.19%) FATCA
5 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.74%) KVM
3 5 (0.74%) XenServer
4 2 (0.30%) UAG
5 1 (0.15%) Firmware
5 1 (0.15%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.74%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 5 (0.74%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (0.59%) Puppet
5 3 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.30%) SCCM
7 1 (0.15%) Ansible
7 1 (0.15%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 167 (24.81%) Oracle
2 109 (16.20%) SAP
3 63 (9.36%) Microsoft
4 25 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (2.82%) Citrix
6 13 (1.93%) Lotus
7 12 (1.78%) hybris
7 12 (1.78%) VMware
8 11 (1.63%) Cisco
8 11 (1.63%) IBM
8 11 (1.63%) NetCracker
9 10 (1.49%) Huawei
9 10 (1.49%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 9 (1.34%) Adobe
10 9 (1.34%) HP
10 9 (1.34%) Siebel
11 8 (1.19%) Guidewire
12 7 (1.04%) ATG
12 7 (1.04%) Ericsson
12 7 (1.04%) Remedy
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500.00 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MPower+
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
JM
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Search Point
Rate: £1200 - £1300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Search Point
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £201 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
East London
Truphone
Rate: Excellent plus benefits and company bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
East London
Truphone
Rate: Excellent plus benefits and company bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £29000 - £39000 per annum + 9mth FTC
Posted: 24 days ago
England
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
England
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago