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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 102 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Contract jobs citing Billing 4 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.56% 1.34%
As % of the General category 0.70% 1.42% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 13
Average daily rate £450 £294 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.93% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £284 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £300 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.24 £10.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -69.85%
Billing
North West

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
573 563 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.62% 39.43% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 324 204
Average daily rate £390 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £12.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £23.75 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) CITP
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Billing Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) CITP
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle