Period
to 21 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 21 April 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 374 411 427
Rank change year-on-year +37 +16 +3
Contract jobs citing Billing 214 223 499
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the General category 1.22% 1.19% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 131 289
10th Percentile £350 £312 £282
25th Percentile £413 £384 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £438
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% -2.78%
75th Percentile £638 £551 £538
90th Percentile £800 £675 £586
UK median daily rate £518 £500 £438
% change year-on-year +3.50% +14.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 13
10th Percentile £20.10 £19.10 £10.87
25th Percentile £23.25 £20.75 "
Median hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £14.05
Median % change year-on-year +14.89% +67.26% -54.68%
75th Percentile £30.00 £26.25 £18.75
90th Percentile " £27.90 £23.80
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £14.20
% change year-on-year +122.22% +26.76% -54.19%

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

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17,591 18,797 34,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.48% 36.97% 39.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,076 12,600 23,427
10th Percentile £313 £280 £306
25th Percentile £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £615 £600 £594
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £482 £485
% change year-on-year +3.73% -0.62% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 665 594 845
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.44 £12.25
25th Percentile £15.04 £15.25 £15.19
Median hourly rate £23.47 £21.00 £21.16
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -0.76% -1.58%
75th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £41.50
90th Percentile £54.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £23.47 £21.15 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.00% +0.69% +1.94%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Billing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in England

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Billing in England.

Daily rate trend for Billing in England

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Billing in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Billing in England

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Billing in England.

Hourly rate trend for Billing in England

Billing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Billing in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Billing in England

Billing
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 21 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 109 £540 +5.37% 29
South East +39 44 £525 +16.67% 19
Midlands +34 19 £544 +14.47% 9
North of England +56 17 £412 -17.65% 31
West Midlands +18 14 £563 +18.42% 7
Yorkshire +45 9 £431 -17.86% 2
East of England +29 7 £390 -25.71% 1
North West +24 7 £340 -28.42% 8
South West +48 6 £559 +31.47% 1
East Midlands +22 5 £488 +39.29% 2
North East - 1 £375 - 21
Billing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Billing.

1 64 (29.91%) Finance
2 44 (20.56%) SAP
3 39 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (17.29%) Telecoms
5 35 (16.36%) Azure
6 33 (15.42%) Microsoft
7 31 (14.49%) Migration
8 30 (14.02%) CRM
9 29 (13.55%) Oracle
9 29 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (12.15%) Project Management
10 26 (12.15%) AWS
11 25 (11.68%) Legal
12 21 (9.81%) SQL
12 21 (9.81%) DevOps
13 20 (9.35%) Marketing
13 20 (9.35%) Data Modelling
14 19 (8.88%) Validation
15 18 (8.41%) Security Cleared
15 18 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (8.41%) Project Delivery
16 17 (7.94%) Terraform
16 17 (7.94%) Degree
16 17 (7.94%) Linux
17 16 (7.48%) ERP
17 16 (7.48%) Business Analysis
18 15 (7.01%) Salesforce.com
18 15 (7.01%) SaaS
18 15 (7.01%) Analytics
18 15 (7.01%) Requirements Gathering

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (1.40%) Confluence
2 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.47%) Appian
3 1 (0.47%) Camunda
3 1 (0.47%) JBoss
3 1 (0.47%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.47%) SAS
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (4.67%) SAP S/4HANA
1 10 (4.67%) SAP SD
2 7 (3.27%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.80%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (2.34%) Oracle BRM
4 5 (2.34%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (1.87%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.93%) SAP BRIM
7 2 (0.93%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.93%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.93%) SAP FI-CA
7 2 (0.93%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.47%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.36%) Azure
2 26 (12.15%) AWS
3 15 (7.01%) SaaS
4 12 (5.61%) Power Platform
5 11 (5.14%) GCP
6 9 (4.21%) Serverless
7 7 (3.27%) Azure Functions
8 6 (2.80%) PaaS
9 5 (2.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 5 (2.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 5 (2.34%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (1.87%) IaaS
11 3 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.40%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (0.93%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 2 (0.93%) AWS Direct Connect
12 2 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.93%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.07%) 5G
2 12 (5.61%) 4G
2 12 (5.61%) Firewall
3 11 (5.14%) 3G
3 11 (5.14%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (3.74%) Unified Communications
5 7 (3.27%) LAN
5 7 (3.27%) WAN
6 6 (2.80%) VPN
7 4 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.87%) Network Security
7 4 (1.87%) SD-WAN
8 3 (1.40%) 3GPP
8 3 (1.40%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (1.40%) VoIP
8 3 (1.40%) Wireless
9 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.93%) Skype
9 2 (0.93%) WLAN
10 1 (0.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.61%) Power BI
2 9 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.87%) Tableau
4 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.40%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.93%) Big Data
5 2 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.47%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) DB2
6 1 (0.47%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.47%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (6.54%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.27%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (2.80%) Ant
4 6 (2.80%) Maven
5 5 (2.34%) JIRA
6 4 (1.87%) ERwin
6 4 (1.87%) Selenium
7 2 (0.93%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.47%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.47%) GitLab
8 1 (0.47%) Gradle
8 1 (0.47%) Grunt
8 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.47%) Mockito
8 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.47%) Subversion
8 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (29.91%) Finance
2 37 (17.29%) Telecoms
3 25 (11.68%) Legal
4 20 (9.35%) Marketing
5 13 (6.07%) Banking
6 10 (4.67%) Law
7 9 (4.21%) Public Sector
7 9 (4.21%) Retail
8 8 (3.74%) Front Office
9 6 (2.80%) General Ledger
9 6 (2.80%) Multimedia
10 5 (2.34%) French Language
11 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.93%) Back Office
12 2 (0.93%) German Language
12 2 (0.93%) Local Government
12 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.47%) Danish Language
13 1 (0.47%) Norwegian Language
13 1 (0.47%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (17.76%) Architect
2 35 (16.36%) Consultant
3 24 (11.21%) Analyst
4 16 (7.48%) Project Manager
5 15 (7.01%) Developer
6 13 (6.07%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.07%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (5.61%) Technical Leader
8 9 (4.21%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (3.27%) SAP Manager
10 6 (2.80%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (2.80%) Oracle Consultant
10 6 (2.80%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (2.34%) Cloud Consultant
11 5 (2.34%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.34%) Senior Developer
12 4 (1.87%) Data Manager
12 4 (1.87%) DevOps Developer
12 4 (1.87%) SAP Data Manager
12 4 (1.87%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.27%) ADO
1 7 (3.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (2.80%) Web Services
3 5 (2.34%) Middleware
4 4 (1.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (1.40%) HTML
5 3 (1.40%) Node.js
5 3 (1.40%) Visualforce
5 3 (1.40%) Vue.js
5 3 (1.40%) XML
6 2 (0.93%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.93%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.93%) XSL
7 1 (0.47%) EDI
7 1 (0.47%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.47%) Pixi.js
7 1 (0.47%) RAML
7 1 (0.47%) RESTful
7 1 (0.47%) RxJS
7 1 (0.47%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.74%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.80%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.34%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.87%) PMI
5 4 (1.87%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.40%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.40%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (0.93%) CMDB
7 2 (0.93%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.93%) IVR
7 2 (0.93%) PKI
7 2 (0.93%) Replication
7 2 (0.93%) STB
8 1 (0.47%) FMCG
8 1 (0.47%) NHS
8 1 (0.47%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.94%) Linux
2 13 (6.07%) Windows
3 9 (4.21%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) SUSE
4 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (14.49%) Migration
3 30 (14.02%) CRM
4 29 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (12.15%) Project Management
6 21 (9.81%) DevOps
7 20 (9.35%) Data Modelling
8 19 (8.88%) Validation
9 18 (8.41%) Project Delivery
10 16 (7.48%) Business Analysis
10 16 (7.48%) ERP
11 15 (7.01%) Analytics
11 15 (7.01%) Requirements Gathering
12 13 (6.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (6.07%) Decision-Making
13 12 (5.61%) Data Analysis
13 12 (5.61%) ITIL
14 11 (5.14%) B2B
14 11 (5.14%) Data Management
14 11 (5.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.81%) SQL
2 11 (5.14%) Java
3 10 (4.67%) Python
4 7 (3.27%) C#
5 4 (1.87%) Apex Code
5 4 (1.87%) Java 8
5 4 (1.87%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.40%) Perl
6 3 (1.40%) PHP
6 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.93%) C
7 2 (0.93%) SOQL
7 2 (0.93%) SOSL
7 2 (0.93%) XPath
8 1 (0.47%) ES6
8 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.94%) Degree
3 14 (6.54%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.21%) PMP
5 6 (2.80%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.87%) CCNP
6 4 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.87%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.93%) APMP
8 2 (0.93%) CCA
8 2 (0.93%) CCIE
8 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.47%) ACCA
9 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.47%) CCIE Security
9 1 (0.47%) CCNA
9 1 (0.47%) ISEB
9 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.27%) SLA
2 6 (2.80%) GDPR
2 6 (2.80%) PMO
2 6 (2.80%) QA
2 6 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.87%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.40%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.93%) XenApp
2 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (7.94%) Terraform
2 8 (3.74%) Ansible
3 5 (2.34%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.47%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 44 (20.56%) SAP
2 33 (15.42%) Microsoft
3 29 (13.55%) Oracle
4 15 (7.01%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (6.07%) Cisco
6 9 (4.21%) iManage
7 6 (2.80%) Google
8 5 (2.34%) Workday
9 4 (1.87%) IBM
9 4 (1.87%) Intapp
9 4 (1.87%) Progress
10 3 (1.40%) Guidewire
10 3 (1.40%) Nokia
11 2 (0.93%) Amdocs
11 2 (0.93%) Apttus
11 2 (0.93%) BT
11 2 (0.93%) Mitel
11 2 (0.93%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.93%) Tanium
11 2 (0.93%) VMware