The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Billing
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 104 82
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Contract jobs citing Billing 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.22% 0.75%
As % of the General category 0.74% 0.71% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
Median daily rate £488 £450 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +53.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £570 £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £10.24 £10.25
% change year-on-year
+122.16% -0.09%

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

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
407 567 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.51% 31.59% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 333 332
Median daily rate £400 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £549 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.14 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -4.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £8.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.78 £29.49 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Billing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Billing.

1 4 (36.36%) MS Project
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
1 4 (36.36%) SDH
1 4 (36.36%) Network Management
2 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
2 3 (27.27%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Nokia
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) WinForms
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) VB6
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Project
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
1 3 (27.27%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Project Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Data Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Data Quality Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Billing Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Billing Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP ISU Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) WinForms
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Management
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
1 2 (18.18%) VB
1 2 (18.18%) VB6
2 1 (9.09%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Nokia