The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Wales region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 72 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs citing Billing 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 1.38% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.39% 4.35% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £353 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% -17.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £358 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.09% -10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.47%
General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
255 161 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.12% 31.63% 35.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 109 152
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £23.75 £10.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.19% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £10.10 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £10.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Billing
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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
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 11 July 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 -23 1 £325 +18.18% 1
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Thunderhead
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Thunderhead