The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 20 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Billing 2 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.36% 11.63% 9.65%
As % of the General category 2.27% 18.07% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 2
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£363 £350 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £227 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £575 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -42.52%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

General Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
88 83 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 59.86% 64.34% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 49 33
Average daily rate £369 £375 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Siebel
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle BRM
3 5 (29.41%) Product Management
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (23.53%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (23.53%) GSM
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) 3G
4 4 (23.53%) SS7
4 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) 2G
5 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 3 (17.65%) Solaris
5 3 (17.65%) C
5 3 (17.65%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) J2EE
5 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
5 3 (17.65%) MVNO
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (17.65%) 4G

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) GSM
1 4 (23.53%) SIGTRAN
1 4 (23.53%) 3G
1 4 (23.53%) SS7
2 3 (17.65%) 2G
2 3 (17.65%) 4G
2 3 (17.65%) MVNO
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) GPRS
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (5.88%) INAP
General
1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Tester
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile Tester
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Product Management
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Use Case
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
1 3 (17.65%) C++
1 3 (17.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Siebel
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) HP