The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Billing
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 35 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12  
Contract jobs citing Billing 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.07% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the General category 3.45% 1.20% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £505 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +124.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £364
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £12.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year +82.00% +8.69%  

Billing is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 87 83 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 30.96% 26.86% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 129
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £310 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £628 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 9
Median hourly rate £12.67 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.20% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £16.75 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £46.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Billing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in Bedfordshire

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Billing in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in Bedfordshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £525 -
Dunstable - 1 £530 -
Billing
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Billing.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
3 4 (57.14%) Contract Management
3 4 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle EBS
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Contract Management
1 4 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle