The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 68 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Billing 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.82% 0.77%
As % of the General category 2.18% 1.86% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£488 £356 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £281 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £431 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £12.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-21.56% -41.37%
Billing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
229 269 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.77% 44.10% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 123 134
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £150 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £470 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% +6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Hertfordshire region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Hertfordshire region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Watford - 2 £348 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Billing
East of England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) NetCracker
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
2 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 5 (45.45%) ProC
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) NUnit
4 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) People Management
4 2 (18.18%) API Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) ProC
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) People Management
3 2 (18.18%) API Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C
1 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) NetCracker