The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 118 110 103
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Billing 10 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.88% 0.57% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
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£400 £398 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +9.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £356 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £43.74 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-74.84% +173.34%
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 Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1130 1061 1362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.99% 43.11% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 482 644
Average daily rate £413 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 35
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £21.00 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Edinburgh -7 3 £380 -12.64% 2
Glasgow - 3 - - 1
West Lothian +1 1 £400 +6.66%
Fife - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) UML
2 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
2 4 (30.77%) Content Management
2 4 (30.77%) Use Case
2 4 (30.77%) BPMN
2 4 (30.77%) Workflow
2 4 (30.77%) User Stories
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) Process Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) CMDB
5 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Management

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
1 1 (7.69%) CMDB
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) UML
1 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
1 4 (30.77%) Workflow
1 4 (30.77%) Use Case
1 4 (30.77%) Content Management
1 4 (30.77%) BPMN
1 4 (30.77%) User Stories
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Process Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) BT