Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 415 409 445
Rank change year-on-year -6 +36 +15
Contract jobs citing Billing 386 140 297
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the General category 1.02% 0.78% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 85 176
10th Percentile £305 £344 £294
25th Percentile £405 £413 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +6.74%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £550
90th Percentile £725 £818 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
10th Percentile £11.94 £11.78 £13.90
25th Percentile £18.19 £14.81 -
Median hourly rate £32.25 £20.25 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +59.26% +12.50% +28.11%
75th Percentile £44.19 £25.31 £21.75
90th Percentile £68.75 £28.13 £26.10
UK median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +66.67% +28.11%

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 38,026 17,953 32,523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 54.44% 52.23% 49.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,409 12,271 21,388
10th Percentile £310 £275 £250
25th Percentile £420 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,258 727 1,270
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.42 £12.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate £19.85 £23.47 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -15.42% +25.51% +1.08%
75th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £35.38
90th Percentile £56.58 £53.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £23.49 £18.90
% change year-on-year -14.84% +24.26% +2.16%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -92 178 £550 +15.79% 41
South East -33 65 £425 -25.27% 22
Midlands -30 47 £515 +5.54% 6
West Midlands -29 33 £579 +2.84% 5
North of England -42 27 £400 -10.96% 20
South West -38 22 £426 -28.96% 4
Yorkshire -34 17 £400 -20.00% 3
East Midlands -22 14 £419 -14.10% 1
North West -41 10 £463 +46.83% 7
East of England -37 5 £215 -66.92% 5
Billing
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 111 (28.76%) Finance
2 101 (26.17%) Social Skills
3 88 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (19.95%) CRM
5 73 (18.91%) Telecoms
6 63 (16.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (15.80%) SAP
8 48 (12.44%) Azure
8 48 (12.44%) AWS
9 44 (11.40%) Project Management
10 41 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
11 38 (9.84%) Microsoft
12 37 (9.59%) Salesforce.com
12 37 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (9.07%) Marketing
14 33 (8.55%) Linux
14 33 (8.55%) Analytics
15 32 (8.29%) CI/CD
15 32 (8.29%) Degree
16 30 (7.77%) Migration
16 30 (7.77%) DevOps
17 29 (7.51%) Project Delivery
18 28 (7.25%) Legal
19 27 (6.99%) Business Analysis
19 27 (6.99%) 5G
20 26 (6.74%) 4G
20 26 (6.74%) 3G
20 26 (6.74%) Oracle
20 26 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
21 25 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel

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 11 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.81%) CMS
3 6 (1.55%) SAS
4 3 (0.78%) Drupal
4 3 (0.78%) WordPress
5 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.26%) Confluence
6 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.26%) nginx
6 1 (0.26%) ThingWorx
6 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.63%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.40%) SAP S/4HANA
2 16 (4.15%) SAP SD
3 12 (3.11%) NetSuite
3 12 (3.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 12 (3.11%) SAP FI
4 10 (2.59%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (2.07%) SAP BRIM
5 8 (2.07%) SAP CRM
6 7 (1.81%) CSG Singleview
6 7 (1.81%) SAP EWM
6 7 (1.81%) SAP Travel Management
7 6 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (1.55%) SAP IS-U
8 5 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (1.30%) SAP CO
8 5 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (1.30%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (1.04%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 48 (12.44%) AWS
1 48 (12.44%) Azure
2 18 (4.66%) SaaS
3 17 (4.40%) GCP
3 17 (4.40%) Microsoft 365
4 16 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (3.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 7 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.81%) PaaS
7 6 (1.55%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.30%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.30%) IaaS
8 5 (1.30%) Serverless
9 4 (1.04%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.04%) Cloud Functions
9 4 (1.04%) Cloud Run
9 4 (1.04%) Force.com
9 4 (1.04%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 4 (1.04%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.99%) 5G
2 26 (6.74%) 3G
2 26 (6.74%) 4G
3 17 (4.40%) Diameter Protocol
4 12 (3.11%) VoIP
5 11 (2.85%) VoLTE
5 11 (2.85%) VoWiFi
6 10 (2.59%) LTE
6 10 (2.59%) SMS
7 9 (2.33%) 2.5G
8 7 (1.81%) Internet
8 7 (1.81%) VPN
9 6 (1.55%) Firewall
10 5 (1.30%) Converged Networks
10 5 (1.30%) DNS
10 5 (1.30%) WAN
11 4 (1.04%) Broadband
12 3 (0.78%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.52%) HTTP
13 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.15%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (3.63%) Tableau
3 8 (2.07%) BigQuery
4 7 (1.81%) SAP HANA
4 7 (1.81%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.55%) MySQL
6 5 (1.30%) Big Data
7 4 (1.04%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.78%) Looker
8 3 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.78%) Power BI
8 3 (0.78%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.52%) MS Access
9 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.11%) JIRA
2 4 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.78%) Selenium
4 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.52%) Postman
4 2 (0.52%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.26%) Ant
5 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.26%) Babel
5 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.26%) GitLab
5 1 (0.26%) Gradle
5 1 (0.26%) Maven
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 111 (28.76%) Finance
2 101 (26.17%) Social Skills
3 73 (18.91%) Telecoms
4 37 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (9.07%) Marketing
6 28 (7.25%) Legal
7 21 (5.44%) Retail
8 20 (5.18%) Public Sector
9 17 (4.40%) Presentation Skills
10 13 (3.37%) General Ledger
11 10 (2.59%) Advertising
12 9 (2.33%) Influencing Skills
12 9 (2.33%) Law
12 9 (2.33%) Manufacturing
13 8 (2.07%) German Language
14 7 (1.81%) Banking
14 7 (1.81%) Documentation Skills
14 7 (1.81%) Financial Institution
15 5 (1.30%) Back Office
16 4 (1.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (18.91%) Architect
2 66 (17.10%) Solutions Architect
3 64 (16.58%) Consultant
4 62 (16.06%) Analyst
5 36 (9.33%) Project Manager
6 30 (7.77%) Business Analyst
7 20 (5.18%) SAP Consultant
8 17 (4.40%) Developer
9 15 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (3.89%) Oracle Consultant
10 14 (3.63%) Billing Analyst
10 14 (3.63%) BSS Architect
10 14 (3.63%) BSS Solutions Architect
11 11 (2.85%) Cloud Consultant
12 10 (2.59%) AWS DevOps
12 10 (2.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 10 (2.59%) AWS Engineer
12 10 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (2.33%) Project Consultant
14 8 (2.07%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (2.07%) HTML
3 7 (1.81%) CSS
3 7 (1.81%) Middleware
3 7 (1.81%) SAP TM
3 7 (1.81%) Web Services
4 6 (1.55%) .NET
4 6 (1.55%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.55%) Node.js
4 6 (1.55%) Visualforce
5 5 (1.30%) XML
6 4 (1.04%) BAPI
6 4 (1.04%) EDI
6 4 (1.04%) REST
7 3 (0.78%) IDoc
7 3 (0.78%) Kafka
7 3 (0.78%) Lambda Expressions
7 3 (0.78%) SAP ALE
8 2 (0.52%) ARM Templates
8 2 (0.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.48%) Public Cloud
2 13 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (2.85%) Renewable Energy
5 7 (1.81%) Cloud Native
5 7 (1.81%) Hedge funds
5 7 (1.81%) PMI
6 6 (1.55%) CMDB
7 4 (1.04%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.04%) EPoS
7 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.78%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.78%) User Experience
8 3 (0.78%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.52%) Legacy Applications
9 2 (0.52%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (0.52%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.55%) Linux
2 20 (5.18%) Windows
3 6 (1.55%) Unix
4 4 (1.04%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.78%) Android
6 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.26%) SUSE
6 1 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (19.95%) CRM
3 63 (16.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (11.40%) Project Management
5 41 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (8.55%) Analytics
7 32 (8.29%) CI/CD
8 30 (7.77%) DevOps
8 30 (7.77%) Migration
9 29 (7.51%) Project Delivery
10 27 (6.99%) Business Analysis
11 26 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (6.48%) Requirements Gathering
13 22 (5.70%) Scrum
13 22 (5.70%) User Stories
14 21 (5.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 21 (5.44%) ITIL
14 21 (5.44%) Service Design
14 21 (5.44%) Waterfall
15 20 (5.18%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.18%) SQL
2 17 (4.40%) C
3 13 (3.37%) Java
3 13 (3.37%) JavaScript
3 13 (3.37%) Python
4 6 (1.55%) ABAP
4 6 (1.55%) Apex Code
5 5 (1.30%) Bash
5 5 (1.30%) Go
5 5 (1.30%) PHP
5 5 (1.30%) VBA
6 4 (1.04%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.52%) C#
7 2 (0.52%) Perl
7 2 (0.52%) Ruby
7 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.26%) C++
8 1 (0.26%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (8.29%) Degree
2 20 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.07%) CCNA
6 7 (1.81%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.81%) PMP
7 5 (1.30%) ACCA
7 5 (1.30%) CIMA
8 3 (0.78%) APMP
8 3 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.78%) CCNP
8 3 (0.78%) ISEB
8 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.78%) JNCIA
9 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.15%) GDPR
2 13 (3.37%) PMO
3 9 (2.33%) QA
4 6 (1.55%) IFRS
4 6 (1.55%) SLA
5 5 (1.30%) Accessibility
6 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.26%) GAAP
9 1 (0.26%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 16 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.33%) Docker
3 6 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (4.40%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.33%) Terraform
3 5 (1.30%) Grafana
3 5 (1.30%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.52%) Ansible
4 2 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.26%) Fluentd
5 1 (0.26%) Istio
5 1 (0.26%) kaniko
5 1 (0.26%) logstash
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.26%) Netcool
5 1 (0.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 61 (15.80%) SAP
2 38 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 37 (9.59%) Salesforce.com
4 26 (6.74%) Oracle
5 23 (5.96%) Google
6 11 (2.85%) Adobe
7 6 (1.55%) hybris
8 5 (1.30%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.04%) BT
9 4 (1.04%) Marketo
10 3 (0.78%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.78%) Mavenir
10 3 (0.78%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.78%) SevOne
11 2 (0.52%) Anaplan
11 2 (0.52%) Brio
11 2 (0.52%) Cognos
11 2 (0.52%) ConnectWise
11 2 (0.52%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.52%) Splunk