Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 396 422 351
Rank change year-on-year +26 -71 -13
Contract jobs citing Billing 534 467 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.52% 0.67%
As % of the General category 1.48% 1.41% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 256 377
England median daily rate £470 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £208
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £417 £425
% change year-on-year +10.78% -1.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 8
England median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £11.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +78.17% -16.85%
10th Percentile £12.41 £15.75 £8.95
90th Percentile £45.27 £22.73 £13.38
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £11.23
% change year-on-year -5.00% +78.17% -16.85%

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 35,999 33,201 38,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.97% 36.71% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,180 22,243 24,867
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £281 £265 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 809 832 1,058
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +15.56%
10th Percentile £12.29 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.64
% change year-on-year +4.00% -6.14% +18.38%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Billing in England

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in England

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in England

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in England

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor 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 17 January 2018. 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 +24 212 £475 -3.55% 40
South East +8 166 £450 +12.50% 16
North of England +16 43 £481 +6.94% 19
East of England -15 41 £363 -14.71% 11
South West +23 38 £450 +16.13% 7
Midlands +2 29 £500 +100.00% 16
West Midlands +2 23 £550 +120.00% 12
North West +15 21 £550 +3.53% 15
North East +56 15 £316 +7.49% 1
Yorkshire -13 7 £400 -14.89% 3
East Midlands +1 6 £475 +37.68% 4
South Coast - 1 - -
Billing
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Billing.

1 204 (38.20%) Finance
2 114 (21.35%) SAP
3 94 (17.60%) Telecoms
4 91 (17.04%) Oracle
5 84 (15.73%) CRM
6 79 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (14.42%) Project Management
8 72 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 63 (11.80%) Microsoft
10 58 (10.86%) SQL
11 48 (8.99%) Salesforce.com
12 47 (8.80%) SAP IS-U
13 44 (8.24%) Internet
13 44 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
14 43 (8.05%) Oracle Receivables
14 43 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
15 42 (7.87%) Change Management
16 41 (7.68%) Oracle Payables
17 40 (7.49%) Oracle EBS
18 39 (7.30%) Oracle EBS R12
19 37 (6.93%) Oracle General Ledger
19 37 (6.93%) Oracle Assets
20 35 (6.55%) SDLC
20 35 (6.55%) Oracle iProcurement
21 34 (6.37%) XML
21 34 (6.37%) Degree
22 32 (5.99%) Migration
23 31 (5.81%) SAP SD
23 31 (5.81%) QA
23 31 (5.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses

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 13 (2.43%) Confluence
2 9 (1.69%) CMS
3 8 (1.50%) Apache
3 8 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.12%) Documentum
5 4 (0.75%) SAP Portal
6 3 (0.56%) IIS
6 3 (0.56%) SAS
6 3 (0.56%) WordPress
7 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 44 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (4.87%) MS Visio
4 23 (4.31%) Spreadsheet
5 18 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (2.81%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.94%) HipChat
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 47 (8.80%) SAP IS-U
2 43 (8.05%) Oracle Receivables
3 41 (7.68%) Oracle Payables
4 40 (7.49%) Oracle EBS
5 39 (7.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 37 (6.93%) Oracle Assets
6 37 (6.93%) Oracle General Ledger
7 35 (6.55%) Oracle iProcurement
8 31 (5.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 31 (5.81%) SAP SD
9 27 (5.06%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (1.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 8 (1.50%) SAP FI
12 7 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (1.31%) SAP MM
13 6 (1.12%) Magento
13 6 (1.12%) PlanetPress Connect
14 5 (0.94%) NetSuite
14 5 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.31%) IaaS
3 20 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (3.00%) PaaS
5 12 (2.25%) SaaS
6 10 (1.87%) IBM Blueworks
7 9 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.69%) GitHub
8 8 (1.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 8 (1.50%) Slack
8 8 (1.50%) Trello
9 4 (0.75%) Force.com
9 4 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 3 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 3 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.24%) Internet
2 19 (3.56%) Firewall
3 16 (3.00%) WAN
4 15 (2.81%) VLAN
5 14 (2.62%) MPLS
5 14 (2.62%) MVNO
5 14 (2.62%) SMS
5 14 (2.62%) VPN
6 11 (2.06%) DNS
6 11 (2.06%) LAN
7 10 (1.87%) DHCP
8 8 (1.50%) Network Security
9 7 (1.31%) Diameter Protocol
9 7 (1.31%) FTP
9 7 (1.31%) Value-Added Service
9 7 (1.31%) VoWiFi
10 6 (1.12%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.12%) VoLTE
11 5 (0.94%) PBX
11 5 (0.94%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.31%) Oracle Database
2 21 (3.93%) Oracle Discoverer
3 20 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 20 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (3.18%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (2.62%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.31%) Flink
7 6 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.12%) MySQL
8 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.56%) EDMS
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.37%) Big Data
11 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (3.37%) JIRA
2 10 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.31%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.12%) Bitbucket
4 6 (1.12%) git-flow
4 6 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.12%) Maven
5 4 (0.75%) LSMW
5 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.37%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.37%) Subversion
7 1 (0.19%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.19%) PEAR
General
1 204 (38.20%) Finance
2 94 (17.60%) Telecoms
3 30 (5.62%) Banking
3 30 (5.62%) Retail
4 24 (4.49%) Legal
5 22 (4.12%) General Ledger
6 20 (3.75%) Marketing
7 11 (2.06%) Law
8 9 (1.69%) Back Office
9 8 (1.50%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.94%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.75%) German Language
13 3 (0.56%) Advertising
14 2 (0.37%) Automotive
14 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.37%) French Language
14 2 (0.37%) Publishing
15 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (26.03%) Analyst
2 98 (18.35%) Consultant
3 59 (11.05%) Business Analyst
4 53 (9.93%) Architect
5 52 (9.74%) Developer
6 51 (9.55%) Project Manager
7 44 (8.24%) SAP Consultant
8 34 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (4.68%) Oracle Analyst
10 24 (4.49%) Functional Consultant
11 23 (4.31%) SAP SD Consultant
12 22 (4.12%) Support Analyst
13 21 (3.93%) Oracle Support Analyst
14 18 (3.37%) Financial Analyst
15 15 (2.81%) Billing Analyst
15 15 (2.81%) SAP ISU Consultant
16 14 (2.62%) ABAP Developer
16 14 (2.62%) Oracle Consultant
16 14 (2.62%) Salesforce Analyst
16 14 (2.62%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.37%) XML
2 17 (3.18%) SAP Smart Forms
3 16 (3.00%) Web Services
4 12 (2.25%) HTML
4 12 (2.25%) REST
5 11 (2.06%) CSS
6 10 (1.87%) .NET
6 10 (1.87%) JSON
7 9 (1.69%) SOAP
8 6 (1.12%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (0.94%) COM
9 5 (0.94%) EDI
9 5 (0.94%) Middleware
10 4 (0.75%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.75%) Velocity
10 4 (0.75%) XSLT
11 3 (0.56%) Django
11 3 (0.56%) Spring
11 3 (0.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.87%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.56%) User Experience
4 18 (3.37%) Virtual Team
5 17 (3.18%) Smart Meter
6 11 (2.06%) Public Cloud
7 9 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.50%) Fintech
9 7 (1.31%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.12%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.12%) PMI
11 4 (0.75%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.75%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.75%) Derivative
11 4 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.75%) IVR
12 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.56%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.56%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.75%) Linux
2 18 (3.37%) Windows
3 14 (2.62%) Unix
4 7 (1.31%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.56%) Android
6 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (15.73%) CRM
2 79 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (14.42%) Project Management
4 72 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (7.87%) Change Management
6 35 (6.55%) SDLC
7 32 (5.99%) Migration
8 31 (5.81%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 31 (5.81%) DevOps
9 29 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (5.43%) ERP
10 22 (4.12%) ITIL
10 22 (4.12%) PRINCE2
11 20 (3.75%) Product Management
11 20 (3.75%) Risk Management
11 20 (3.75%) Test Automation
11 20 (3.75%) Test Management
12 19 (3.56%) Waterfall
13 18 (3.37%) Data Migration
13 18 (3.37%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 58 (10.86%) SQL
2 24 (4.49%) ABAP
3 16 (3.00%) Apex Code
4 15 (2.81%) Python
5 13 (2.43%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.25%) Java
7 7 (1.31%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.31%) C++
7 7 (1.31%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.12%) Groovy
9 5 (0.94%) PHP
10 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.75%) VB
10 4 (0.75%) XPath
11 3 (0.56%) VBA
12 2 (0.37%) C#
12 2 (0.37%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.19%) GraphQL
13 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (6.37%) Degree
2 18 (3.37%) PMP
3 17 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.00%) PMI Certification
5 12 (2.25%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.31%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.75%) ACCA
8 4 (0.75%) APMP
8 4 (0.75%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.75%) CIMA
8 4 (0.75%) CISM
8 4 (0.75%) CISSP
8 4 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.37%) MCSE
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.37%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.81%) QA
2 26 (4.87%) SLA
3 12 (2.25%) PMO
4 9 (1.69%) GDPR
5 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.94%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.75%) P3O
7 4 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.56%) GCP
8 3 (0.56%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.19%) IFRS
9 1 (0.19%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 12 (2.25%) Docker
2 9 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.12%) Firmware
4 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) Ceph
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.50%) Rancher
3 7 (1.31%) Ansible
4 6 (1.12%) Nagios
4 6 (1.12%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.37%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.37%) OSSEC
5 2 (0.37%) SCCM
6 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.19%) Netcool
6 1 (0.19%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 114 (21.35%) SAP
2 91 (17.04%) Oracle
3 63 (11.80%) Microsoft
4 48 (8.99%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.62%) HP
5 14 (2.62%) IBM
6 13 (2.43%) Cisco
7 9 (1.69%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.31%) JD Edwards
8 7 (1.31%) Pegasus
8 7 (1.31%) Siebel
8 7 (1.31%) Xerox
9 6 (1.12%) Avaya
9 6 (1.12%) Google
9 6 (1.12%) Huawei
9 6 (1.12%) hybris
9 6 (1.12%) Nokia
9 6 (1.12%) Remedy
10 5 (0.94%) Guidewire
10 5 (0.94%) Workday