Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 395 424 446
Rank change year-on-year +29 +22 -59
Contract jobs citing Billing 187 474 467
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the General category 1.20% 1.43% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 272 242
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +5.88% -4.76%
10th Percentile £329 £300 £250
90th Percentile £675 £587 £593
UK median daily rate £479 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +6.44% +5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.05 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +149.11% -54.68% +87.88%
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +74.29% -32.69% +57.58%

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 15,611 33,257 38,042
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.01% 39.82% 40.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,984 21,801 25,082
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £288
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £495 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +1.54% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 546 878 997
Median hourly rate £26.46 £22.97 £22.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.22% +1.39% +5.35%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.84 £22.92 £21.90
% change year-on-year +17.13% +4.63% -0.45%

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 1 June 2020.

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
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 1 June 2020. 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 +88 81 £500 +5.26% 3
South East +29 58 £433 -13.50%
North of England +62 16 £500 +25.00% 3
Midlands +77 14 £475 -
North West +32 13 £475 +18.75% 1
West Midlands +68 12 £475 -
East of England +58 7 £525 +100.00%
South West +27 4 £388 -13.89% 3
Yorkshire +59 3 £525 +61.54% 1
East Midlands +37 2 £350 -29.08%
Billing
UK

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 62 (33.16%) Finance
2 46 (24.60%) Telecoms
3 39 (20.86%) SAP
4 38 (20.32%) CRM
5 33 (17.65%) Oracle
6 25 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (11.76%) Project Management
8 21 (11.23%) Migration
9 20 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (9.63%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (7.49%) Azure
12 14 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (6.95%) AWS
13 13 (6.95%) Security Cleared
13 13 (6.95%) ERP
14 12 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (6.42%) Data Migration
14 12 (6.42%) Waterfall
14 12 (6.42%) Oracle Payables
14 12 (6.42%) Oracle Receivables
14 12 (6.42%) 5G
14 12 (6.42%) Order to Cash
15 11 (5.88%) Analytics
15 11 (5.88%) SaaS
15 11 (5.88%) SC Cleared
15 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (5.88%) SQL
15 11 (5.88%) Change Management
16 10 (5.35%) 3G

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 4 (2.14%) Confluence
1 4 (2.14%) SAS
2 2 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.07%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.74%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.60%) Chatbot
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.42%) Oracle Payables
1 12 (6.42%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (5.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (4.81%) SAP SD
4 8 (4.28%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (4.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (3.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (2.67%) Oracle BRM
6 5 (2.67%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (2.67%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (2.67%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (2.14%) Oracle ASCP
7 4 (2.14%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (2.14%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 3 (1.60%) Magento
8 3 (1.60%) NetSuite
8 3 (1.60%) SAP Convergent Charging
8 3 (1.60%) SAP ERP
8 3 (1.60%) Shopify
9 2 (1.07%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.49%) Azure
2 13 (6.95%) AWS
3 11 (5.88%) SaaS
4 6 (3.21%) Force.com
5 5 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 5 (2.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (1.60%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (1.60%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.60%) AWS CodePipeline
6 3 (1.60%) CloudFront
6 3 (1.60%) Route 53
7 2 (1.07%) Google Sheets
7 2 (1.07%) IaaS
7 2 (1.07%) PaaS
7 2 (1.07%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.53%) GCP
8 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.42%) 5G
2 10 (5.35%) 3G
2 10 (5.35%) 4G
3 7 (3.74%) Broadband
3 7 (3.74%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.60%) VoIP
5 2 (1.07%) DNS
5 2 (1.07%) GPRS
5 2 (1.07%) LTE
5 2 (1.07%) PBX
5 2 (1.07%) UMTS
6 1 (0.53%) MVNO
6 1 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.35%) Big Data
2 9 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.14%) Oracle Smart View
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.60%) GIS
4 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.60%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (1.60%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.07%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.07%) Power BI
5 2 (1.07%) QlikView
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.07%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (4.28%) JIRA
2 5 (2.67%) Ant
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 62 (33.16%) Finance
2 46 (24.60%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.81%) General Ledger
4 7 (3.74%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.67%) Back Office
5 5 (2.67%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.14%) Marketing
7 3 (1.60%) Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Retail
8 2 (1.07%) Games
8 2 (1.07%) Law
8 2 (1.07%) Legal
9 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (22.46%) Analyst
2 37 (19.79%) Architect
3 30 (16.04%) Consultant
4 16 (8.56%) Developer
5 13 (6.95%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.95%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (6.42%) Data Analyst
7 11 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (5.35%) SAP Analyst
8 10 (5.35%) Telecoms Architect
9 8 (4.28%) Oracle Consultant
9 8 (4.28%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.28%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (4.28%) Service Manager
10 7 (3.74%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (3.74%) Designer
10 7 (3.74%) Solutions Designer
11 6 (3.21%) Functional Analyst
11 6 (3.21%) Salesforce Consultant
12 5 (2.67%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.74%) Web Services
2 6 (3.21%) Visualforce
3 5 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.60%) Middleware
4 3 (1.60%) SAP XI
5 2 (1.07%) CSS
5 2 (1.07%) HTML
5 2 (1.07%) React
6 1 (0.53%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.53%) IDoc
6 1 (0.53%) Node.js
6 1 (0.53%) SAML
6 1 (0.53%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.53%) SOAP
6 1 (0.53%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (2.14%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.07%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.07%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.53%) Social Media
6 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.14%) Windows
2 3 (1.60%) Android
2 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.53%) Unix
3 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.32%) CRM
2 25 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (11.76%) Project Management
4 21 (11.23%) Migration
5 20 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (6.95%) ERP
8 12 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (6.42%) Data Migration
8 12 (6.42%) Order to Cash
8 12 (6.42%) Waterfall
9 11 (5.88%) Analytics
9 11 (5.88%) Change Management
10 10 (5.35%) Revenue Management
11 9 (4.81%) Acceptance Criteria
11 9 (4.81%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.28%) Performance Metrics
12 8 (4.28%) Project Delivery
12 8 (4.28%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.88%) SQL
2 6 (3.21%) Apex Code
3 4 (2.14%) C
4 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.60%) SOQL
5 2 (1.07%) ABAP
5 2 (1.07%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.07%) R
5 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.53%) COBOL
6 1 (0.53%) Python
6 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.35%) Degree
4 4 (2.14%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.14%) PMP
4 4 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.60%) CCA
5 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.07%) ISEB
6 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.53%) ACCA
7 1 (0.53%) CIMA
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.53%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) PMO
2 2 (1.07%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Docker
1 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (20.86%) SAP
2 33 (17.65%) Oracle
3 18 (9.63%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (4.81%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.21%) Siebel
6 5 (2.67%) Zuora
7 4 (2.14%) Avaya
8 3 (1.60%) Demandware
8 3 (1.60%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.60%) Splunk
8 3 (1.60%) webMethods
9 2 (1.07%) Ariba
9 2 (1.07%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.07%) Cisco
9 2 (1.07%) Google
9 2 (1.07%) Tableau
9 2 (1.07%) Teradata
10 1 (0.53%) IBM
10 1 (0.53%) Informatica
10 1 (0.53%) Sun