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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 337 246 303
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +57
Contract jobs citing Billing 272 424 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.83% 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.39% 2.10% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 224 131
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Average hourly rate £10.68 £77.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.17% +602.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-38.75% +5.29%
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
19505 20177 18879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.53% 39.27% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12284 12714 11729
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 571 616
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £45.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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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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 -39 111 £400 +6.66% 21
London -62 87 £425 - 42
East Midlands +14 14 £350 -23.28% 2
East of England +20 13 £375 -21.05% 6
West Midlands -41 13 £288 -28.12% 1
Yorkshire -27 12 £400 +10.34% 6
South West -9 6 £255 -40.00% 6
North West -35 6 £293 -20.94% 9
North East - 1 - -
Midlands - - - -
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 185 (31.09%) Telecoms
1 185 (31.09%) Finance
2 155 (26.05%) CRM
3 109 (18.32%) Oracle
4 82 (13.78%) SQL
5 81 (13.61%) Project Management
6 73 (12.27%) SAP
7 61 (10.25%) Migration
8 55 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 51 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
10 49 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (7.23%) QA
12 41 (6.89%) PRINCE2
12 41 (6.89%) MS Excel
13 39 (6.55%) Microsoft
14 37 (6.22%) Retail
15 34 (5.71%) ITIL
16 33 (5.55%) User Acceptance Testing
17 32 (5.38%) SQL Server
17 32 (5.38%) Legal
18 31 (5.21%) Banking
19 30 (5.04%) Degree
20 28 (4.71%) Web Services
20 28 (4.71%) MS Office
20 28 (4.71%) Service Management
21 27 (4.54%) PL/SQL
21 27 (4.54%) UNIX
21 27 (4.54%) Windows
22 26 (4.37%) Data Migration
23 25 (4.20%) Oracle Database

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (1.34%) SAS
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (0.50%) Lync
7 2 (0.34%) CMS
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.17%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 41 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.71%) MS Office
3 13 (2.18%) MS Project
3 13 (2.18%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) EViews
Business Applications
1 24 (4.03%) SAP IS-U
2 14 (2.35%) SAP SD
3 12 (2.02%) SAP CRM
3 12 (2.02%) Oracle BRM
4 10 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (1.68%) Documaker
4 10 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (1.51%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.67%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.67%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.50%) CSG Singleview
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.50%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.34%) SaaS
2 2 (0.34%) PaaS
2 2 (0.34%) IaaS
3 1 (0.17%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.70%) MVNO
2 17 (2.86%) Broadband
2 17 (2.86%) 3G
3 13 (2.18%) Internet
4 11 (1.85%) Unified Communications
5 10 (1.68%) SIGTRAN
5 10 (1.68%) HTTPS
5 10 (1.68%) SS7
5 10 (1.68%) HTTP
6 8 (1.34%) VoIP
6 8 (1.34%) GSM
6 8 (1.34%) SSL
6 8 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.34%) 4G
7 7 (1.18%) 2G
7 7 (1.18%) LAN
7 7 (1.18%) WAN
8 6 (1.01%) FTP
8 6 (1.01%) Wireless
8 6 (1.01%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.20%) Oracle Database
3 18 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.86%) MS Access
4 17 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (1.51%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (1.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 6 (1.01%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.84%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.67%) QlikView
12 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (3.19%) JIRA
2 8 (1.34%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (0.84%) ProC
4 3 (0.50%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.50%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.50%) PeopleTools
4 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.34%) JUnit
5 2 (0.34%) NUnit
5 2 (0.34%) Selenium
5 2 (0.34%) Toad
5 2 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.34%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.17%) Xcode
6 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.17%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
General
1 185 (31.09%) Telecoms
1 185 (31.09%) Finance
2 37 (6.22%) Retail
3 32 (5.38%) Legal
4 31 (5.21%) Banking
5 23 (3.87%) Marketing
6 15 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.85%) Law
8 10 (1.68%) Back Office
9 7 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.01%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.84%) German Language
11 5 (0.84%) Advertising
12 4 (0.67%) Publishing
13 3 (0.50%) Games
13 3 (0.50%) Front Office
13 3 (0.50%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 130 (21.85%) Analyst
2 70 (11.76%) Consultant
3 69 (11.60%) Architect
4 64 (10.76%) Business Analyst
5 61 (10.25%) Project Manager
6 35 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 28 (4.71%) Developer
8 26 (4.37%) SAP Consultant
8 26 (4.37%) Designer
9 22 (3.70%) Coordinator
10 20 (3.36%) Programme Manager
11 17 (2.86%) Test Manager
11 17 (2.86%) Test Analyst
12 16 (2.69%) Service Manager
12 16 (2.69%) SAP ISU Consultant
13 14 (2.35%) Data Analyst
13 14 (2.35%) Applications Support
13 14 (2.35%) Senior Manager
14 13 (2.18%) Tester
15 12 (2.02%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.71%) Web Services
2 20 (3.36%) .NET
3 13 (2.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (2.02%) Middleware
5 9 (1.51%) WebCenter
6 8 (1.34%) JMS
6 8 (1.34%) JDBC
7 7 (1.18%) WCF
8 5 (0.84%) EDI
8 5 (0.84%) Hibernate
8 5 (0.84%) XML
9 4 (0.67%) Grails
10 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.50%) HTML
11 2 (0.34%) BAPI
11 2 (0.34%) J2EE
11 2 (0.34%) SAP ALE
12 1 (0.17%) JSON
12 1 (0.17%) MDX
12 1 (0.17%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.18%) IVR
3 12 (2.02%) Smart Meter
4 11 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.51%) PMI
5 9 (1.51%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.18%) Frameworx
8 5 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.84%) GIS
8 5 (0.84%) Clustering
9 4 (0.67%) Machine to Machine
9 4 (0.67%) User Experience
9 4 (0.67%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.50%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.50%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.50%) CMDB
11 2 (0.34%) Informatics
11 2 (0.34%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.54%) UNIX
1 27 (4.54%) Windows
2 14 (2.35%) Windows XP
2 14 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (2.35%) Windows Vista
2 14 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (1.18%) Linux
4 2 (0.34%) Windows CE
4 2 (0.34%) Android
4 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.17%) webOS
5 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (26.05%) CRM
2 81 (13.61%) Project Management
3 61 (10.25%) Migration
4 55 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (6.89%) PRINCE2
7 34 (5.71%) ITIL
8 33 (5.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (4.71%) Service Management
10 26 (4.37%) Data Migration
11 23 (3.87%) Change Management
11 23 (3.87%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (3.70%) Asset Management
13 21 (3.53%) SOA
14 20 (3.36%) ERP
14 20 (3.36%) Business Analysis
14 20 (3.36%) Waterfall
14 20 (3.36%) Test Management
15 17 (2.86%) Test Scripting
16 16 (2.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 82 (13.78%) SQL
2 27 (4.54%) PL/SQL
3 23 (3.87%) C#
4 22 (3.70%) Java
5 21 (3.53%) JavaScript
6 14 (2.35%) ABAP
7 9 (1.51%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.34%) C
9 7 (1.18%) C++
9 7 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.01%) Python
11 4 (0.67%) VBA
11 4 (0.67%) Jython
11 4 (0.67%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (0.50%) PeopleCode
13 2 (0.34%) R
13 2 (0.34%) COBOL
14 1 (0.17%) PHP
14 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 30 (5.04%) Degree
2 19 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.85%) ISEB
5 9 (1.51%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.67%) CCNP
9 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.17%) CCNA
11 1 (0.17%) CCA
11 1 (0.17%) CISSP
11 1 (0.17%) HNC
11 1 (0.17%) HND
11 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.23%) QA
2 15 (2.52%) SLA
3 9 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.34%) P3O
4 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.34%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.17%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.17%) Snort
3 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Netcool
5 1 (0.17%) Nagios
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.17%) collectd
5 1 (0.17%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 109 (18.32%) Oracle
2 73 (12.27%) SAP
3 39 (6.55%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.19%) HP
5 17 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (2.69%) Remedy
7 15 (2.52%) Siebel
8 12 (2.02%) Cisco
9 10 (1.68%) IBM
9 10 (1.68%) PeopleSoft
10 7 (1.18%) Amdocs
11 6 (1.01%) NetCracker
11 6 (1.01%) WorldPay
11 6 (1.01%) Verint
11 6 (1.01%) Avaya
12 5 (0.84%) StreamServe
13 4 (0.67%) Google
13 4 (0.67%) Pega
14 3 (0.50%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.50%) Huawei
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
NU Creative Talent
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £33000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £50 - £53 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £200.00 - £210.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £300 - £351 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: Depening on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: US$700 - US$750 per day + very competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago