The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 133 130 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing Billing 25 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.34% 0.89%
As % of the General category 2.05% 0.94% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 20
Average daily rate £550 £294 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.39% -25.69%
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
England

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

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1221 1174 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.22% 35.89% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 665 472
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 55 49
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £25.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -28.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.25 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.47 £42.10 £42.60
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 the North West

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +10 19 £550 +144.44% 3
Manchester -19 4 £450 +52.93% 3
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 11 (32.35%) CRM
3 10 (29.41%) Java
4 9 (26.47%) ISO 9001
4 9 (26.47%) Internet
4 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
5 8 (23.53%) Project Management
6 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
7 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.82%) Web Services
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
9 3 (8.82%) Finance
9 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Stress Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.88%) System Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
10 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
10 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.88%) CITP
10 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (2.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.94%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) JMeter
2 1 (2.94%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.94%) Toad
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Architect
2 11 (32.35%) Consultant
3 9 (26.47%) Java Architect
4 8 (23.53%) Java Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Environment Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Billing Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Billing Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Billing Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) CRM Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Migration Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) OSS Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.94%) iSeries
2 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Unix
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) CRM
2 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
3 8 (23.53%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
6 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Stress Testing
7 2 (5.88%) System Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) CITP
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
1 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) ISO 9001
1 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) BT
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
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