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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 129 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Billing 22 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the General category 1.57% 0.54% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Average daily rate £395 £600 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.16% +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £356
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -37.83%
Billing
UK

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
1397 1471 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.75% 48.45% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 768 496
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 36 14
Average hourly rate £34.00 £20.69 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.33% +88.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.76 £10.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £65.70 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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
Edinburgh -3 7 £238 - 1
West Lothian - 5 £395 -
Aberdeen +8 2 - -
Glasgow +5 1 £125 -
Lothian - 1 £420 -
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 12 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) SDLC
5 9 (36.00%) Change Management
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) Unix
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
9 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (20.00%) Requirements Management
9 5 (20.00%) CRM
10 4 (16.00%) SOA
10 4 (16.00%) IBM
10 4 (16.00%) AIX
10 4 (16.00%) Solaris
10 4 (16.00%) COBOL
10 4 (16.00%) .NET
10 4 (16.00%) DB2
10 4 (16.00%) ITIL
10 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
10 4 (16.00%) HP
10 4 (16.00%) EMC
10 4 (16.00%) Citrix
10 4 (16.00%) CICS
10 4 (16.00%) Migration

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) CICS
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) DB2
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Project Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Billing Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) E-Business Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Mainframe Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (16.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (16.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) AIX
2 4 (16.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (40.00%) SDLC
3 9 (36.00%) Change Management
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (20.00%) CRM
6 5 (20.00%) Requirements Management
6 5 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Data Management
7 4 (16.00%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (16.00%) SOA
7 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) COBOL
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (16.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) EMC
3 4 (16.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Veritas