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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 264 243 227
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -16
Contract jobs citing Billing 381 390 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.80% 0.86%
As % of the General category 1.93% 1.87% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 208 209
Average daily rate
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£400 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.79% +2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £264 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +172.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £31.00 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.20 £67.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £40.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-70.18% +147.69%
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
19730 20818 23431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.61% 42.62% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12428 13260 14288
Average daily rate £438 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 544 680
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.31% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £48.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -25.00%

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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 +30 170 £349 -0.28% 19
London -23 135 £470 +10.58% 40
East of England -18 13 £390 -23.90% 6
East Midlands -5 10 £525 +44.82% 2
West Midlands -20 10 £463 +15.62% 10
South West -34 9 £255 -17.74% 3
North West -14 8 £475 +72.72% 7
Yorkshire -4 5 £511 -2.52% 1
Midlands -1 2 £475 -
North East - - - -
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 228 (30.81%) Finance
2 182 (24.59%) Telecoms
3 175 (23.65%) CRM
4 150 (20.27%) SAP
5 142 (19.19%) Oracle
6 89 (12.03%) Project Management
6 89 (12.03%) SQL
7 61 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
7 61 (8.24%) Migration
8 58 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 52 (7.03%) Degree
10 49 (6.62%) Business Analysis
10 49 (6.62%) Middleware
11 47 (6.35%) Revenue Management
12 46 (6.22%) SOA
13 43 (5.81%) MS Excel
14 42 (5.68%) SQL Server
15 41 (5.54%) Microsoft
15 41 (5.54%) SAP IS-U
16 40 (5.41%) Use Case
16 40 (5.41%) General Ledger
17 39 (5.27%) Siebel
18 36 (4.86%) ITIL
18 36 (4.86%) Oracle EBS
19 34 (4.59%) PRINCE2
20 33 (4.46%) WebLogic
20 33 (4.46%) Marketing
20 33 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
21 32 (4.32%) Data Migration
21 32 (4.32%) Security Cleared

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (4.46%) WebLogic
2 29 (3.92%) WebLogic Portal
3 24 (3.24%) Oracle Service Bus
4 20 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (1.08%) Apache
8 7 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.54%) IIS
9 4 (0.54%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.41%) Lync
11 2 (0.27%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.14%) CMS
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.14%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.14%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 43 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.05%) MS Office
3 25 (3.38%) MS Project
3 25 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.95%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 41 (5.54%) SAP IS-U
2 36 (4.86%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (3.51%) Oracle BPM
4 19 (2.57%) Documaker
4 19 (2.57%) CSG Singleview
4 19 (2.57%) SAP CRM
5 16 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (2.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (2.16%) Oracle Receivables
6 14 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
6 14 (1.89%) Oracle FAH
7 13 (1.76%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (1.76%) SAP FI-CA
7 13 (1.76%) SAP SD
8 12 (1.62%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 11 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (1.22%) SAP FI
11 7 (0.95%) SAP CS
11 7 (0.95%) HFM
12 6 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.62%) Force.com
2 8 (1.08%) SaaS
3 7 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.54%) PaaS
5 4 (0.54%) IaaS
6 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.51%) Internet
2 22 (2.97%) HTTP
3 21 (2.84%) SSL
4 19 (2.57%) HTTPS
5 18 (2.43%) 3G
6 17 (2.30%) Broadband
7 15 (2.03%) LTE
8 10 (1.35%) MVNO
8 10 (1.35%) WAN
9 9 (1.22%) SAN
9 9 (1.22%) 4G
9 9 (1.22%) Firewall
10 8 (1.08%) LAN
11 7 (0.95%) UMTS
11 7 (0.95%) FTP
12 6 (0.81%) 3GPP
12 6 (0.81%) VoIP
12 6 (0.81%) RTP
12 6 (0.81%) GGSN
12 6 (0.81%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.32%) Oracle Database
3 28 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (3.51%) Oracle ODI
5 25 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (3.24%) Relational Database
7 23 (3.11%) Oracle BI EE
8 19 (2.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 17 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.08%) MS Access
11 8 (1.08%) SAP BW
12 7 (0.95%) Essbase
12 7 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.81%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (3.38%) JIRA
2 10 (1.35%) TestDirector
3 7 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.54%) StarTeam
4 4 (0.54%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.41%) Behat
5 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.27%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.27%) Selenium
6 2 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.27%) WinRunner
6 2 (0.27%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) LSMW
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 228 (30.81%) Finance
2 182 (24.59%) Telecoms
3 40 (5.41%) General Ledger
4 33 (4.46%) Marketing
5 30 (4.05%) Retail
6 28 (3.78%) Banking
6 28 (3.78%) Back Office
7 23 (3.11%) Legal
8 11 (1.49%) Advertising
9 10 (1.35%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.08%) Publishing
11 7 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.68%) French Language
14 4 (0.54%) Games
15 3 (0.41%) Front Office
15 3 (0.41%) Law
16 2 (0.27%) German Language
16 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (23.65%) Analyst
2 107 (14.46%) Consultant
3 100 (13.51%) Business Analyst
4 89 (12.03%) Architect
5 87 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 64 (8.65%) Solutions Architect
7 51 (6.89%) Developer
8 50 (6.76%) SAP Consultant
9 27 (3.65%) Oracle Consultant
9 27 (3.65%) Designer
10 25 (3.38%) SAP ISU Consultant
11 22 (2.97%) Test Analyst
12 21 (2.84%) Tester
13 17 (2.30%) BSS Architect
14 16 (2.16%) Programme Manager
15 15 (2.03%) Systems Analyst
15 15 (2.03%) PeopleSoft Consultant
15 15 (2.03%) Functional Analyst
16 14 (1.89%) Systems Tester
16 14 (1.89%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (6.62%) Middleware
2 30 (4.05%) Oracle Fusion
3 27 (3.65%) WebCenter
4 25 (3.38%) JMS
5 20 (2.70%) .NET
5 20 (2.70%) JDBC
6 13 (1.76%) Web Services
7 10 (1.35%) XML
7 10 (1.35%) SOAP
7 10 (1.35%) REST
7 10 (1.35%) Visualforce
8 7 (0.95%) SAP Basis
9 6 (0.81%) Ajax
9 6 (0.81%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.81%) HTML
9 6 (0.81%) SAP PI
9 6 (0.81%) MSMQ
9 6 (0.81%) jQuery
10 5 (0.68%) XSLT
10 5 (0.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.19%) Computer Science
2 11 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.22%) Smart Meter
3 9 (1.22%) Hedge funds
4 7 (0.95%) Mobile App
4 7 (0.95%) FMCG
5 5 (0.68%) Data Conversion
5 5 (0.68%) IVR
6 3 (0.41%) STB
6 3 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (0.41%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.41%) CMDB
6 3 (0.41%) Online Games
6 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.27%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.27%) Social Media
7 2 (0.27%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.27%) PMI
7 2 (0.27%) Equities
7 2 (0.27%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.97%) UNIX
2 20 (2.70%) Windows
3 14 (1.89%) Linux
4 6 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.14%) VMS
6 1 (0.14%) zOS
6 1 (0.14%) Debian
6 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.14%) Android
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) CentOS
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.14%) HPUX
6 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (23.65%) CRM
2 89 (12.03%) Project Management
3 61 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (8.24%) Migration
4 58 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (6.62%) Business Analysis
6 47 (6.35%) Revenue Management
7 46 (6.22%) SOA
8 40 (5.41%) Use Case
9 36 (4.86%) ITIL
10 34 (4.59%) PRINCE2
11 33 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (4.32%) Data Migration
13 28 (3.78%) Change Management
14 27 (3.65%) ERP
14 27 (3.65%) Data Modelling
15 26 (3.51%) GAP Analysis
16 24 (3.24%) Data Analysis
16 24 (3.24%) Content Management
16 24 (3.24%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 89 (12.03%) SQL
2 31 (4.19%) PL/SQL
3 28 (3.78%) Python
4 26 (3.51%) Java
5 23 (3.11%) Jython
5 23 (3.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 20 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.62%) C#
8 11 (1.49%) VBA
9 10 (1.35%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.35%) PHP
10 9 (1.22%) ABAP
10 9 (1.22%) Apex Code
11 7 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.81%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.54%) Perl
13 4 (0.54%) Delphi
14 3 (0.41%) C
14 3 (0.41%) C++
15 2 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 52 (7.03%) Degree
2 32 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.03%) ISEB
5 11 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.22%) PMP
6 9 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.54%) CCNA
9 4 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.27%) ACCA
11 2 (0.27%) CIMA
11 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.14%) CBAP
12 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.14%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.19%) QA
2 20 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.35%) SLA
4 6 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.54%) GAAP
5 4 (0.54%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.41%) P3O
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 23 (3.11%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (3.11%) Oracle Identity Management
2 18 (2.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 18 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.08%) Puppet
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 150 (20.27%) SAP
2 142 (19.19%) Oracle
3 41 (5.54%) Microsoft
4 39 (5.27%) Siebel
5 30 (4.05%) PeopleSoft
6 26 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (2.84%) Cisco
8 20 (2.70%) Remedy
9 17 (2.30%) HP
10 9 (1.22%) Amdocs
11 8 (1.08%) Google
11 8 (1.08%) VMware
11 8 (1.08%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.08%) Hyperion
11 8 (1.08%) JDA
12 6 (0.81%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.81%) Cognos
12 6 (0.81%) EMC
13 5 (0.68%) NetApp
13 5 (0.68%) Primavera
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Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
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Rate: £100 - £145 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
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Rate: Up to £23,000 per annum + 5% flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £500 per day
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Rate: £200 - £275 per day
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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