The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 67 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing Billing 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.20% 0.19% 0.58%
As % of the General category 5.95% 0.98% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£363 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £400 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £440
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%
Billing
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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 North East region.

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
185 102 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.17% 19.50% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 56 59
Average daily rate £400 £391 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £237 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 6
Average hourly rate £12.93 £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.14% +59.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £13.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £36.80 £13.25
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 the North East

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Tyne and Wear - 9 £363 -
Durham - 1 - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle Assets
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (50.00%) Cash Management
4 7 (50.00%) General Ledger
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
6 2 (14.29%) GIS
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (7.14%) WFM
7 1 (7.14%) JIRA
7 1 (7.14%) Selenium

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Assets
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) PBX
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) DPNSS
1 1 (7.14%) QSIG
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Consultant
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) E-Business Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Project Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
1 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 7 (50.00%) Cash Management
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
5 1 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Avaya