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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 319 221 314
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +93
Contract jobs citing Billing 285 436 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.91% 0.53%
As % of the General category 1.49% 2.30% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 233 113
Average daily rate
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£394 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.21% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Average hourly rate £10.68 £120.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.13% +630.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £34.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-66.17% +91.57%
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
19110 18951 17613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.06% 39.66% 42.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12021 11857 10990
Average daily rate £445 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% -1.11%
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 453 581 564
Average hourly rate £22.35 £22.38 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% -18.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.56 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -35 110 £400 +6.66% 17
London -54 94 £425 -5.55% 35
East of England +11 14 £375 -21.05% 6
East Midlands +6 14 £350 -23.28% 1
North West -32 11 £275 -29.48% 12
West Midlands -45 11 £288 -26.98% 1
Yorkshire -22 10 £411 -2.75% 4
South West -24 6 £255 -40.00% 4
North East - 3 £663 - 1
Midlands - - - -
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 191 (31.52%) Finance
2 182 (30.03%) Telecoms
3 142 (23.43%) CRM
4 103 (17.00%) Oracle
5 87 (14.36%) Project Management
6 84 (13.86%) SAP
7 72 (11.88%) SQL
8 59 (9.74%) Migration
8 59 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
9 48 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 48 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (7.26%) MS Excel
11 42 (6.93%) PRINCE2
12 41 (6.77%) ITIL
13 38 (6.27%) Microsoft
14 35 (5.78%) Banking
14 35 (5.78%) Degree
14 35 (5.78%) QA
15 34 (5.61%) Legal
16 32 (5.28%) SQL Server
17 31 (5.12%) Retail
18 30 (4.95%) SAP IS-U
18 30 (4.95%) MS Office
19 29 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
20 28 (4.62%) Windows
21 27 (4.46%) Java
21 27 (4.46%) Service Management
21 27 (4.46%) Marketing
22 26 (4.29%) Change Management
22 26 (4.29%) C#

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.15%) WebLogic
3 9 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (1.32%) SAS
5 4 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (0.66%) Lync
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.17%) CMS
8 1 (0.17%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 44 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.95%) MS Office
3 13 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.15%) MS Project
4 12 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) EViews
Business Applications
1 30 (4.95%) SAP IS-U
2 19 (3.14%) SAP SD
3 12 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (1.98%) Documaker
3 12 (1.98%) Oracle BRM
4 11 (1.82%) SAP CRM
5 10 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (1.65%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.83%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.83%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.50%) Exstream
10 3 (0.50%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (0.66%) SaaS
2 2 (0.33%) PaaS
2 2 (0.33%) IaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.17%) Force.com
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.96%) Broadband
2 23 (3.80%) MVNO
3 22 (3.63%) 3G
4 17 (2.81%) Internet
5 10 (1.65%) SS7
5 10 (1.65%) HTTPS
5 10 (1.65%) HTTP
5 10 (1.65%) Unified Communications
5 10 (1.65%) SIGTRAN
6 9 (1.49%) 4G
6 9 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.49%) WAN
7 8 (1.32%) SSL
7 8 (1.32%) GSM
7 8 (1.32%) LAN
7 8 (1.32%) VoIP
8 7 (1.16%) 2G
8 7 (1.16%) Wireless
8 7 (1.16%) RTP
9 6 (0.99%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.63%) Oracle Database
3 18 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (2.81%) MS Access
5 15 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (0.99%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (0.83%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.66%) QlikView
13 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.33%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 16 (2.64%) JIRA
2 5 (0.83%) TestDirector
3 4 (0.66%) ProC
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.50%) PeopleTools
4 3 (0.50%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.33%) Toad
5 2 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.33%) JUnit
5 2 (0.33%) NUnit
5 2 (0.33%) Selenium
5 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.17%) Xcode
6 1 (0.17%) TestPartner
General
1 191 (31.52%) Finance
2 182 (30.03%) Telecoms
3 35 (5.78%) Banking
4 34 (5.61%) Legal
5 31 (5.12%) Retail
6 27 (4.46%) Marketing
7 16 (2.64%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.32%) Back Office
8 8 (1.32%) Law
9 7 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.99%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.83%) German Language
11 5 (0.83%) Advertising
11 5 (0.83%) Publishing
12 4 (0.66%) Front Office
13 3 (0.50%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.50%) Games
14 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (19.64%) Analyst
2 85 (14.03%) Consultant
3 72 (11.88%) Architect
4 64 (10.56%) Project Manager
5 53 (8.75%) Business Analyst
6 43 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
7 36 (5.94%) SAP Consultant
8 31 (5.12%) Designer
9 24 (3.96%) Developer
10 22 (3.63%) SAP ISU Consultant
10 22 (3.63%) Coordinator
11 19 (3.14%) Test Analyst
11 19 (3.14%) Programme Manager
12 16 (2.64%) Senior Manager
12 16 (2.64%) Data Analyst
13 14 (2.31%) Test Manager
13 14 (2.31%) Applications Support
13 14 (2.31%) Service Manager
14 12 (1.98%) Solutions Designer
14 12 (1.98%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.80%) Web Services
2 21 (3.47%) .NET
3 15 (2.48%) Oracle Fusion
4 14 (2.31%) Middleware
5 9 (1.49%) WebCenter
5 9 (1.49%) EDI
5 9 (1.49%) XML
6 8 (1.32%) JDBC
6 8 (1.32%) JMS
7 7 (1.16%) WCF
8 6 (0.99%) Hibernate
8 6 (0.99%) Grails
9 4 (0.66%) XML Messaging
10 3 (0.50%) EDIFACT
10 3 (0.50%) HTML
10 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.33%) J2EE
11 2 (0.33%) SOAP
11 2 (0.33%) SAP ALE
11 2 (0.33%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.31%) IVR
3 13 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 11 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.49%) Smart Meter
5 9 (1.49%) PMI
6 8 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 5 (0.83%) Clustering
8 4 (0.66%) GIS
8 4 (0.66%) Machine to Machine
8 4 (0.66%) User Experience
8 4 (0.66%) FMCG
8 4 (0.66%) CMDB
9 3 (0.50%) Frameworx
9 3 (0.50%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.50%) TRADACOMS
9 3 (0.50%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.62%) Windows
2 22 (3.63%) UNIX
3 15 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (2.31%) Windows XP
4 14 (2.31%) Windows Vista
5 7 (1.16%) Linux
6 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.33%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.33%) Android
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) webOS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Debian
8 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (23.43%) CRM
2 87 (14.36%) Project Management
3 59 (9.74%) Migration
4 48 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (6.93%) PRINCE2
6 41 (6.77%) ITIL
7 29 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (4.46%) Service Management
9 26 (4.29%) Change Management
10 24 (3.96%) Asset Management
11 22 (3.63%) Data Migration
12 21 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (3.30%) SOA
13 20 (3.30%) ERP
14 18 (2.97%) Validation
14 18 (2.97%) Logistics
14 18 (2.97%) Waterfall
15 17 (2.81%) Test Scripting
15 17 (2.81%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (11.88%) SQL
2 27 (4.46%) Java
3 26 (4.29%) C#
4 21 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 20 (3.30%) PL/SQL
6 17 (2.81%) ABAP
7 9 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.49%) C++
7 9 (1.49%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.16%) Python
8 7 (1.16%) C
9 6 (0.99%) Jython
10 5 (0.83%) VBA
11 4 (0.66%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (0.50%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.50%) PeopleCode
13 2 (0.33%) COBOL
13 2 (0.33%) R
14 1 (0.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (5.78%) Degree
2 23 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.65%) ISEB
5 9 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.83%) CCNP
9 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.33%) CCNA
11 1 (0.17%) HP APS
11 1 (0.17%) MBA
11 1 (0.17%) CCSA
11 1 (0.17%) MOS
11 1 (0.17%) CCSE
11 1 (0.17%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.78%) QA
2 17 (2.81%) SLA
3 9 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.33%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.33%) P3O
5 1 (0.17%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.33%) Docker
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) LXC
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) Snort
4 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 22 (3.63%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.33%) Netcool
4 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.33%) Puppet
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%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
5 1 (0.17%) OpenView
5 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 103 (17.00%) Oracle
2 84 (13.86%) SAP
3 38 (6.27%) Microsoft
4 25 (4.13%) HP
5 21 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (2.97%) Remedy
7 14 (2.31%) Cisco
8 12 (1.98%) PeopleSoft
8 12 (1.98%) Siebel
9 11 (1.82%) IBM
10 10 (1.65%) StreamServe
11 7 (1.16%) Verint
12 6 (0.99%) Avaya
12 6 (0.99%) Amdocs
13 5 (0.83%) NetCracker
14 4 (0.66%) Google
14 4 (0.66%) Huawei
15 3 (0.50%) ServiceNow
15 3 (0.50%) Pega
15 3 (0.50%) BMC
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £325 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Channel Isles
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £225 - £226 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £325 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
East London
Truphone
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 23 days ago