The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 41 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Billing 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.73% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the General category 1.49% 0.53% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£300 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -70.18%
Billing
East Midlands

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

General Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
202 189 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 49.03% 51.78% 51.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 129 94
Average daily rate £450 £450 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.35 £12.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Daventry - 2 - -
Billing
East Midlands

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 13 (81.25%) PL/SQL
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database
3 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (37.50%) Validation
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 2 (12.50%) System Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
7 2 (12.50%) UNIX
7 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (12.50%) Remedy
8 1 (6.25%) SLA
8 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
8 1 (6.25%) Banking

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 6 (37.50%) Programmer
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
3 2 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) PL/SQL
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (12.50%) Remedy