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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 60 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Billing 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.23% 0.53% 1.47%
As % of the General category 4.00% 1.22% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £16.60 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-30.72% +10.68%
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
225 328 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.82% 43.62% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 156 141
Average daily rate £375 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £222 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 14
Average hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% +35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £36.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

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
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 6 May 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 - 6 £356 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Billing
East of England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) NetCracker
1 5 (45.45%) C
1 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) CRM
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
1 5 (45.45%) ProC
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) SAP SD
3 2 (18.18%) JUnit
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) ABAP
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) NUnit
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) SAP CO

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP SD
2 1 (9.09%) SAP SM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP FI
2 1 (9.09%) SAP PS
2 1 (9.09%) SAP CO
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 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) ABAP Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) CRM
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 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%) ABAP
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) NetCracker
2 2 (18.18%) SAP