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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 290 220 295
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +75
Contract jobs citing Billing 315 400 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.91% 0.60%
As % of the General category 1.75% 2.21% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 213 122
Average daily rate
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£418 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Average hourly rate £16.53 £52.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.46% +217.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-44.59% +12.12%
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
18006 18063 16486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.77% 41.07% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11808 11443 10043
Average daily rate £440 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 565 637
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Billing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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
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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
London -15 149 £460 +2.22% 31
South East -32 85 £400 +1.26% 18
West Midlands -32 19 £338 -17.68% 4
North West -23 14 £294 -25.69% 11
South West -11 12 £255 -43.33% 8
East of England +7 11 £425 -5.55% 5
North East -6 7 £850 - 1
East Midlands +13 6 £350 -3.44% 1
Yorkshire -12 6 £388 -8.26% 1
Midlands - - - - 1
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 217 (34.34%) Finance
2 185 (29.27%) Telecoms
3 130 (20.57%) CRM
4 114 (18.04%) Project Management
5 90 (14.24%) Oracle
6 82 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
7 81 (12.82%) SAP
8 51 (8.07%) SQL
9 49 (7.75%) MS Excel
10 48 (7.59%) Migration
11 47 (7.44%) Degree
12 43 (6.80%) PRINCE2
13 39 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (5.70%) Security Cleared
15 35 (5.54%) MS Office
15 35 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (5.54%) Microsoft
16 34 (5.38%) ITIL
16 34 (5.38%) Legal
16 34 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
17 33 (5.22%) SOA
18 32 (5.06%) Revenue Management
18 32 (5.06%) C#
19 31 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
19 31 (4.91%) Retail
20 30 (4.75%) Broadband
20 30 (4.75%) QA
21 29 (4.59%) Middleware
21 29 (4.59%) Change Management
22 28 (4.43%) Internet

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (4.43%) WebLogic
2 22 (3.48%) Oracle Service Bus
2 22 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (2.69%) WebLogic Portal
4 14 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (2.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 12 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.79%) SAS
7 5 (0.79%) Lync
8 3 (0.47%) Apache
9 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.16%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.16%) CMS
10 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 35 (5.54%) MS Office
3 20 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.06%) MS Project
5 11 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) EViews
Business Applications
1 26 (4.11%) SAP IS-U
2 23 (3.64%) SAP SD
3 22 (3.48%) Documaker
4 14 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
6 11 (1.74%) SAP CRM
7 10 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (1.42%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (1.42%) Oracle Receivables
9 8 (1.27%) Oracle FAH
9 8 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (1.27%) Oracle BRM
9 8 (1.27%) SAP FI
10 7 (1.11%) SAP PS
11 6 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (0.95%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 6 (0.95%) SAP CO
12 5 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.95%) SaaS
2 4 (0.63%) Force.com
3 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.32%) PaaS
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.32%) IaaS
4 2 (0.32%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.75%) Broadband
2 28 (4.43%) Internet
3 24 (3.80%) 3G
4 22 (3.48%) MVNO
5 21 (3.32%) HTTPS
5 21 (3.32%) HTTP
6 20 (3.16%) SSL
7 12 (1.90%) WAN
8 11 (1.74%) LAN
9 10 (1.58%) 4G
9 10 (1.58%) LTE
10 9 (1.42%) Radio Access Network
11 6 (0.95%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.95%) Network Security
11 6 (0.95%) FTP
12 5 (0.79%) UMTS
12 5 (0.79%) VoIP
12 5 (0.79%) Firewall
12 5 (0.79%) Wireless
12 5 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 21 (3.32%) Oracle ODI
4 20 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
5 19 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (2.69%) MS Access
6 17 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 14 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 12 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.27%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.95%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.79%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.63%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.47%) MySQL
14 3 (0.47%) QlikView
15 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (4.11%) JIRA
2 5 (0.79%) TestDirector
3 4 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.47%) PeopleTools
4 3 (0.47%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.32%) Behat
5 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.16%) Xcode
6 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) Toad
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 217 (34.34%) Finance
2 185 (29.27%) Telecoms
3 34 (5.38%) Legal
4 31 (4.91%) Retail
5 26 (4.11%) Banking
6 25 (3.96%) Marketing
7 16 (2.53%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.74%) Advertising
9 10 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.27%) Publishing
11 8 (1.27%) Law
12 6 (0.95%) Back Office
12 6 (0.95%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.79%) French Language
14 4 (0.63%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.47%) Front Office
15 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.47%) German Language
16 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 112 (17.72%) Analyst
2 98 (15.51%) Consultant
3 80 (12.66%) Project Manager
4 59 (9.34%) Architect
5 54 (8.54%) Business Analyst
6 48 (7.59%) SAP Consultant
7 37 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
8 33 (5.22%) Designer
9 31 (4.91%) Developer
10 21 (3.32%) Coordinator
11 19 (3.01%) Data Analyst
11 19 (3.01%) SAP ISU Consultant
12 18 (2.85%) Billing Analyst
13 17 (2.69%) Senior Manager
14 16 (2.53%) Programme Manager
15 15 (2.37%) Project Coordinator
15 15 (2.37%) Solutions Designer
16 14 (2.22%) Applications Support
16 14 (2.22%) Oracle Consultant
17 13 (2.06%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.59%) Middleware
2 28 (4.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 23 (3.64%) Web Services
4 22 (3.48%) .NET
5 19 (3.01%) WebCenter
6 18 (2.85%) JMS
6 18 (2.85%) JDBC
7 12 (1.90%) Grails
8 11 (1.74%) Hibernate
9 8 (1.27%) XML
9 8 (1.27%) EDI
10 7 (1.11%) WCF
11 6 (0.95%) Visualforce
12 5 (0.79%) HTML
13 4 (0.63%) XML Messaging
14 3 (0.47%) EDIFACT
14 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET
14 3 (0.47%) CSS
14 3 (0.47%) jQuery
15 2 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.16%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.06%) IVR
4 9 (1.42%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (1.42%) User Experience
5 7 (1.11%) PMI
5 7 (1.11%) Hedge funds
5 7 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.63%) FMCG
6 4 (0.63%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.47%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.47%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.47%) TRADACOMS
7 3 (0.47%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (0.47%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.47%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.32%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.32%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.27%) Windows
2 16 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (2.37%) Windows Vista
3 15 (2.37%) Windows XP
3 15 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (1.58%) UNIX
5 6 (0.95%) Linux
6 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.32%) Android
7 2 (0.32%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.32%) VMS
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.16%) Debian
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.16%) CentOS
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.16%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (20.57%) CRM
2 114 (18.04%) Project Management
3 48 (7.59%) Migration
4 43 (6.80%) PRINCE2
5 39 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (5.38%) ITIL
7 34 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (5.22%) SOA
9 32 (5.06%) Revenue Management
10 29 (4.59%) Change Management
11 27 (4.27%) Logistics
12 23 (3.64%) Service Management
13 22 (3.48%) Validation
14 21 (3.32%) Workflow
14 21 (3.32%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (3.16%) Asset Management
16 19 (3.01%) Business Analysis
16 19 (3.01%) ERP
16 19 (3.01%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (8.07%) SQL
2 32 (5.06%) C#
3 28 (4.43%) Java
4 18 (2.85%) Bash Shell
4 18 (2.85%) Python
4 18 (2.85%) ABAP
4 18 (2.85%) JavaScript
4 18 (2.85%) Jython
5 15 (2.37%) C++
5 15 (2.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 10 (1.58%) PL/SQL
7 9 (1.42%) VBA
8 7 (1.11%) C
8 7 (1.11%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.95%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.32%) COBOL
11 2 (0.32%) PHP
12 1 (0.16%) Perl
12 1 (0.16%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 47 (7.44%) Degree
2 36 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.74%) ISEB
4 11 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.27%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.63%) CCNP
10 3 (0.47%) CCNA
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.32%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.16%) LPIC
12 1 (0.16%) MOS
12 1 (0.16%) RHCT
12 1 (0.16%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.75%) QA
2 19 (3.01%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.06%) SLA
4 2 (0.32%) P3O
4 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) COBIT
5 1 (0.16%) GAAP
System Software
1 17 (2.69%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.32%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.16%) Snort
4 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) vSphere
4 1 (0.16%) Docker
4 1 (0.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 15 (2.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 15 (2.37%) Oracle Identity Management
2 14 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.63%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.47%) OpenView
4 3 (0.47%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.32%) Puppet
5 2 (0.32%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.16%) Netcool
6 1 (0.16%) WSUS
6 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 90 (14.24%) Oracle
2 81 (12.82%) SAP
3 35 (5.54%) Microsoft
4 31 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (3.96%) Remedy
6 22 (3.48%) HP
7 20 (3.16%) Siebel
8 15 (2.37%) Cisco
9 14 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
10 13 (2.06%) StreamServe
11 7 (1.11%) IBM
12 6 (0.95%) Fujitsu
13 5 (0.79%) Huawei
13 5 (0.79%) BMC
13 5 (0.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 4 (0.63%) Verint
14 4 (0.63%) BT
14 4 (0.63%) Ericsson
14 4 (0.63%) Progress
14 4 (0.63%) Amdocs
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