The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 76 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +7
Contract jobs citing Billing 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.53% 1.39% 0.40%
As % of the General category 2.58% 4.90% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£425 £256 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.85% -35.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
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 Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
155 143 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.58% 28.43% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 80 111
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +146.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
South Wales -21 4 £425 +65.85% 2
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) CAPM
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects