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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 321 264 245
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -19
Contract jobs citing Billing 310 382 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.76% 0.83%
As % of the General category 1.47% 1.97% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 198 207
Average daily rate
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£403 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £240 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -71.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -70.18%
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
21050 19417 20534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.61% 38.59% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13759 12255 13046
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 586 497 537
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.23 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -4 119 £400 -15.78% 31
South East -82 90 £435 +27.19% 15
North West -12 26 £400 -15.78% 10
West Midlands +13 22 £420 -6.66% 13
North East - 17 £363 - 2
South West -3 14 £488 +132.14% 3
Yorkshire -26 8 £320 -37.31% 1
East of England -3 7 £525 +34.61% 4
Midlands +5 4 £420 -11.57%
East Midlands -13 4 £338 -35.71% 1
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 189 (31.50%) Finance
2 179 (29.83%) Telecoms
3 147 (24.50%) CRM
4 129 (21.50%) Oracle
5 90 (15.00%) Project Management
6 89 (14.83%) Migration
7 82 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (13.67%) SQL
8 65 (10.83%) SAP
9 60 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 48 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 47 (7.83%) Business Analysis
11 47 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
12 45 (7.50%) QA
13 43 (7.17%) UNIX
13 43 (7.17%) Service Management
14 42 (7.00%) ITIL
15 40 (6.67%) Microsoft
16 35 (5.83%) Scrum
16 35 (5.83%) Retail
17 34 (5.67%) Oracle Database
17 34 (5.67%) Data Migration
18 33 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (5.50%) MS Office
19 32 (5.33%) PL/SQL
19 32 (5.33%) Banking
20 31 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
21 30 (5.00%) Test Scripting
22 29 (4.83%) MS Project
22 29 (4.83%) Java

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (3.00%) WebLogic
1 18 (3.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 12 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 9 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.17%) CMS
6 6 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.83%) CICS
8 4 (0.67%) Apache
9 2 (0.33%) Drupal
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.17%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.17%) IIS
10 1 (0.17%) Documentum
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.17%) Confluence
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (5.50%) MS Office
2 29 (4.83%) MS Project
3 28 (4.67%) MS Excel
4 19 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.00%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 24 (4.00%) SAP IS-U
2 22 (3.67%) Oracle Payables
2 22 (3.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 21 (3.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 18 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (2.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 16 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 16 (2.67%) Oracle Receivables
7 14 (2.33%) SAP CRM
7 14 (2.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 13 (2.17%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (1.83%) Oracle BRM
10 9 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (1.33%) SAP SD
11 8 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (1.00%) Agresso
12 6 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (0.83%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.67%) PaaS
2 6 (1.00%) IaaS
3 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.33%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.33%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.50%) Internet
2 18 (3.00%) Network Security
3 16 (2.67%) MVNO
4 13 (2.17%) LAN
4 13 (2.17%) WAN
5 11 (1.83%) MPLS
5 11 (1.83%) Firewall
6 10 (1.67%) 3G
6 10 (1.67%) VPN
7 8 (1.33%) Intranet
8 7 (1.17%) DNS
8 7 (1.17%) OSPF
8 7 (1.17%) BGP
8 7 (1.17%) Unified Communications
8 7 (1.17%) 4G
9 6 (1.00%) 2G
9 6 (1.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.00%) IPv4
9 6 (1.00%) VoIP
10 5 (0.83%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.67%) Oracle Database
2 26 (4.33%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.17%) DB2
6 7 (1.17%) SAP BI
7 6 (1.00%) MS Access
7 6 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.50%) QlikView
10 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (4.33%) JIRA
2 10 (1.67%) Bugzilla
3 9 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (1.17%) NetBeans
4 7 (1.17%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.83%) ProC
5 5 (0.83%) Selenium
6 3 (0.50%) JMeter
6 3 (0.50%) JUnit
6 3 (0.50%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.50%) Subversion
6 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.33%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.33%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.33%) ERwin
7 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.33%) NUnit
7 2 (0.33%) LSMW
8 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
General
1 189 (31.50%) Finance
2 179 (29.83%) Telecoms
3 35 (5.83%) Retail
4 32 (5.33%) Banking
5 26 (4.33%) Law
6 24 (4.00%) Marketing
7 16 (2.67%) General Ledger
7 16 (2.67%) Legal
8 15 (2.50%) Back Office
9 8 (1.33%) Front Office
10 4 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.67%) Publishing
10 4 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.50%) Advertising
11 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) Electronics
12 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 160 (26.67%) Analyst
2 95 (15.83%) Business Analyst
3 77 (12.83%) Project Manager
4 68 (11.33%) Consultant
5 66 (11.00%) Architect
6 38 (6.33%) Developer
7 29 (4.83%) Designer
8 28 (4.67%) Test Analyst
8 28 (4.67%) Oracle Consultant
9 25 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
9 25 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
10 24 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (3.33%) Functional Consultant
12 18 (3.00%) Business Systems Analyst
12 18 (3.00%) Test Manager
13 17 (2.83%) Oracle Developer
14 15 (2.50%) Telecoms Business Analyst
15 14 (2.33%) SAP ISU Consultant
16 12 (2.00%) Oracle Architect
16 12 (2.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.33%) .NET
2 15 (2.50%) WebCenter
3 13 (2.17%) Web Services
4 9 (1.50%) Middleware
5 8 (1.33%) J2EE
6 7 (1.17%) Swing
6 7 (1.17%) XML
7 6 (1.00%) HTML
8 4 (0.67%) ODBC
8 4 (0.67%) CSS
9 3 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.50%) HTML5
9 3 (0.50%) boto
10 2 (0.33%) REST
11 1 (0.17%) CSS3
11 1 (0.17%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.17%) PostGIS
11 1 (0.17%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.17%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 19 (3.17%) User Experience
4 17 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.00%) Smart Meter
7 11 (1.83%) PMI
8 8 (1.33%) IVR
8 8 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.17%) Data Extraction
9 7 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.00%) Frameworx
10 6 (1.00%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.83%) Cryptography
11 5 (0.83%) Statistics
11 5 (0.83%) Clustering
11 5 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.67%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.67%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.17%) UNIX
2 28 (4.67%) Windows
3 23 (3.83%) Linux
4 7 (1.17%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.50%) VMS
6 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.50%) Solaris
6 3 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (24.50%) CRM
2 90 (15.00%) Project Management
3 89 (14.83%) Migration
4 82 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 48 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (7.83%) Business Analysis
8 43 (7.17%) Service Management
9 42 (7.00%) ITIL
10 35 (5.83%) Scrum
11 34 (5.67%) Data Migration
12 33 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (5.00%) Test Scripting
15 29 (4.83%) Change Management
15 29 (4.83%) Risk Management
16 26 (4.33%) Cash Management
17 24 (4.00%) SDLC
18 23 (3.83%) Waterfall
19 22 (3.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 82 (13.67%) SQL
2 32 (5.33%) PL/SQL
3 29 (4.83%) Java
4 19 (3.17%) C
5 16 (2.67%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.50%) C#
6 9 (1.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.33%) Perl
8 6 (1.00%) COBOL
8 6 (1.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.83%) Python
9 5 (0.83%) ABAP
10 4 (0.67%) Ruby
11 3 (0.50%) VBA
11 3 (0.50%) C++
12 2 (0.33%) PHP
13 1 (0.17%) VB
13 1 (0.17%) Jython
13 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 27 (4.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (3.50%) PMI Certification
3 19 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.83%) Degree
5 14 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.83%) ISEB
7 10 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (1.67%) PMP
8 8 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.33%) CCNP
9 7 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.83%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.83%) JNCIS
11 4 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.33%) CISSP
13 2 (0.33%) IIBA
13 2 (0.33%) CCSA
13 2 (0.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.50%) QA
2 21 (3.50%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.17%) BS25999
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.33%) ProxySG
2 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.33%) XenServer
2 2 (0.33%) vSphere
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.67%) Netcool
3 4 (0.67%) Puppet
4 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.50%) Ansible
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.33%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.17%) SCOM
6 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 129 (21.50%) Oracle
2 65 (10.83%) SAP
3 40 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 24 (4.00%) IBM
5 16 (2.67%) Amdocs
6 15 (2.50%) HP
6 15 (2.50%) Adobe
6 15 (2.50%) TIBCO
7 14 (2.33%) Remedy
7 14 (2.33%) Sitecore
8 13 (2.17%) Pega
9 11 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.50%) Infovista
10 9 (1.50%) Cisco
10 9 (1.50%) BMC
11 7 (1.17%) Siebel
12 6 (1.00%) Juniper
13 5 (0.83%) Sage
13 5 (0.83%) Guidewire
13 5 (0.83%) NetCracker
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