The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 22 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 118 133
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15  
Contract jobs citing Billing 15 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.65% 0.59% 0.42%
As % of the General category 2.22% 1.72% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 7
Median daily rate £435 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £184 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +9.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 £10.68
% change year-on-year - +17.04%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 677 872 934
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.18% 34.16% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 445 529
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £205 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 92 75
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -41.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £14.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in the East of England

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in the East of England

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in the East of England

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Hertfordshire -4 6 £450 +16.12% 1
Suffolk +17 5 £438 +2.94%
Essex - 3 £325 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Billing.

1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) CRM
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
5 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) ERP
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.34%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (6.90%) Content Development
6 2 (6.90%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (6.90%) ACCA
6 2 (6.90%) REST
6 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 2 (6.90%) CIMA
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) EMC

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Documentum
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Dropbox
1 1 (3.45%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) 3GPP
1 1 (3.45%) DHCP
1 1 (3.45%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) GGSN
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) NAS
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (3.45%) Value-Added Service
1 1 (3.45%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Rational Rose
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Automotive
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Development Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.90%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.45%) EDI
3 1 (3.45%) EDIFACT
3 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) PostGIS
3 1 (3.45%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) WCF
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) e-Learning
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.45%) TRADACOMS
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) CRM
1 5 (17.24%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.34%) ERP
2 3 (10.34%) Planning and Forecasting
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
2 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.90%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Content Development
3 2 (6.90%) Content Management
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) MVC
3 2 (6.90%) OO
3 2 (6.90%) SOA
3 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.45%) B2B
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) EAI
4 1 (3.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ACCA
1 2 (6.90%) CIMA
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.45%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) EMC
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Acronis
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Hitachi
4 1 (3.45%) Huawei
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (3.45%) Isilon
4 1 (3.45%) Kofax
4 1 (3.45%) NetApp
4 1 (3.45%) Nokia
4 1 (3.45%) Redknee
4 1 (3.45%) Sophos
4 1 (3.45%) Teradata
4 1 (3.45%) Veeam
4 1 (3.45%) VMware