The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 64 54 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing Billing 12 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.24% 1.73% 0.24%
As % of the General category 4.23% 4.75% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 2
Average daily rate
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£369 £240 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.64% -6.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £165 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £345 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £374
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-37.83% -2.60%
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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 Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
284 379 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.40% 36.44% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 154 118
Average daily rate £410 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £187 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £515 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +32.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (43.75%) SAP
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
2 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (18.75%) GIS
4 3 (18.75%) 3G
4 3 (18.75%) MS Office
4 3 (18.75%) Broadband
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) Legal
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (12.50%) QA
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Smart Meter
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) EAM
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) ISEB
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Back Office

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) 3G
1 3 (18.75%) Broadband
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) MVNO
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (18.75%) Legal
4 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Business Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Transition Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Domain Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) GIS
2 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
1 5 (31.25%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Management
2 2 (12.50%) EAM
2 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) ESRI
3 1 (6.25%) Cognizant
3 1 (6.25%) Capita