Period
to 14 September 2019

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 14 September 2019 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
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 425 519 409
Rank change year-on-year +94 -110 +29
Contract jobs citing Billing 419 398 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.42% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.32% 1.05% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 238 306
England median daily rate £465 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £287 £274 £236
90th Percentile £608 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £466 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.61% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.58% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £20.85 £11.44 £11.54
90th Percentile £93.50 £28.60 £35.31
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +26.56% -15.79% -5.00%

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 31,635 37,987 39,555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.97% 40.47% 43.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,573 25,040 26,284
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £278
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.56% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 874 990 971
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.60
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +7.14%

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 14 September 2019.

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 14 September 2019.

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 14 September 2019. 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 +39 152 £525 +5.00% 29
South East +34 144 £500 +11.11% 20
South West +10 40 £420 -6.67% 8
North of England +31 36 £363 -3.33% 13
Yorkshire +41 28 £400 -8.57% 6
Midlands +35 24 £475 +13.50% 8
West Midlands +29 14 £475 +11.76% 6
East of England +19 13 £300 -7.69% 7
East Midlands +32 9 £375 +0.67% 2
North West +4 7 £319 -3.41% 6
North East +19 1 £600 - 1
Billing
UK

For the 6 months to 14 September 2019, 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.

1 135 (32.22%) Finance
2 99 (23.63%) Telecoms
3 75 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (17.66%) SQL
5 72 (17.18%) Oracle
6 58 (13.84%) Microsoft
7 56 (13.37%) CRM
8 54 (12.89%) SAP
9 50 (11.93%) DevOps
10 47 (11.22%) Azure
11 45 (10.74%) Project Management
12 44 (10.50%) Migration
13 43 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
14 38 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (7.64%) Oracle Receivables
16 30 (7.16%) AWS
17 29 (6.92%) Web Services
17 29 (6.92%) Oracle EBS R12
17 29 (6.92%) Analytics
18 28 (6.68%) PL/SQL
18 28 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
18 28 (6.68%) CSG Singleview
19 27 (6.44%) Java
20 26 (6.21%) Scrum
21 25 (5.97%) Oracle EBS
21 25 (5.97%) Degree
21 25 (5.97%) IaaS
21 25 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (5.73%) Linux
23 23 (5.49%) ITIL

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 20 (4.77%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.10%) Confluence
2 13 (3.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (1.91%) Apache
3 8 (1.91%) iPlanet
4 2 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.48%) ColdFusion
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (4.77%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (7.64%) Oracle Receivables
2 29 (6.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (6.68%) CSG Singleview
4 25 (5.97%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (4.30%) Oracle Assets
6 16 (3.82%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
7 15 (3.58%) Oracle TCA
8 14 (3.34%) SAP FI
9 11 (2.63%) SAP FI-CA
10 10 (2.39%) Oracle Cash Management
10 10 (2.39%) Oracle General Ledger
10 10 (2.39%) SAP CO
10 10 (2.39%) SAP FI/CO
11 8 (1.91%) NetSuite
11 8 (1.91%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (1.91%) SAP IS-U
12 6 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 6 (1.43%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 47 (11.22%) Azure
2 30 (7.16%) AWS
3 25 (5.97%) IaaS
4 22 (5.25%) PaaS
5 15 (3.58%) GCP
6 11 (2.63%) Office 365
7 9 (2.15%) SaaS
7 9 (2.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 9 (2.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 7 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.67%) Force.com
8 7 (1.67%) Route 53
9 6 (1.43%) Amazon EKS
9 6 (1.43%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.43%) AWS CodePipeline
9 6 (1.43%) CloudFront
9 6 (1.43%) Power Platform
10 5 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.77%) Firewall
2 19 (4.53%) MPLS
3 17 (4.06%) WAN
4 16 (3.82%) LAN
5 14 (3.34%) ADSL
5 14 (3.34%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (3.10%) DNS
7 12 (2.86%) MD110
7 12 (2.86%) PABX
8 9 (2.15%) VoIP
9 5 (1.19%) Internet
10 4 (0.95%) Intranet
10 4 (0.95%) VPN
11 3 (0.72%) 5G
11 3 (0.72%) IPsec
12 2 (0.48%) Broadband
12 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.48%) Skype
12 2 (0.48%) SMS
12 2 (0.48%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.53%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (3.34%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 11 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.43%) MySQL
7 6 (1.43%) Power BI
7 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.95%) OLAP
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Smart View
10 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (0.48%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (4.77%) JIRA
2 12 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (1.43%) Bitbucket
4 6 (1.43%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.95%) Ant
6 2 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.48%) DbUnit
6 2 (0.48%) Maven
6 2 (0.48%) Mockito
6 2 (0.48%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.48%) TestNG
7 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.24%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.24%) JMeter
7 1 (0.24%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 135 (32.22%) Finance
2 99 (23.63%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.30%) Marketing
4 17 (4.06%) Banking
5 16 (3.82%) General Ledger
6 13 (3.10%) Retail
7 8 (1.91%) Legal
7 8 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.67%) Public Sector
9 6 (1.43%) Back Office
9 6 (1.43%) Law
10 5 (1.19%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.72%) Advertising
11 3 (0.72%) Local Government
11 3 (0.72%) Publishing
12 2 (0.48%) Electronics
12 2 (0.48%) Front Office
12 2 (0.48%) Games
12 2 (0.48%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (19.09%) Consultant
2 64 (15.27%) Analyst
3 57 (13.60%) Architect
4 35 (8.35%) Oracle Consultant
5 31 (7.40%) Designer
6 30 (7.16%) Project Manager
7 28 (6.68%) Business Analyst
8 26 (6.21%) Developer
8 26 (6.21%) SAP Consultant
8 26 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (5.97%) Solutions Designer
10 19 (4.53%) Functional Consultant
10 19 (4.53%) Salesforce Architect
11 14 (3.34%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 13 (3.10%) Financial Analyst
13 12 (2.86%) Data Analyst
14 11 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
15 9 (2.15%) Oracle Technical Consultant
15 9 (2.15%) Programme Manager
15 9 (2.15%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.92%) Web Services
2 14 (3.34%) XML
3 10 (2.39%) .NET
3 10 (2.39%) JDBC
3 10 (2.39%) Visualforce
4 9 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (1.91%) Apache Commons
5 8 (1.91%) JSP
5 8 (1.91%) Servlets
6 6 (1.43%) Middleware
7 5 (1.19%) SOAP
8 4 (0.95%) Node.js
9 3 (0.72%) HTML
9 3 (0.72%) RESTful
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Camel
10 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.48%) GWT
10 2 (0.48%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.48%) J2EE
10 2 (0.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.06%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (3.58%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.34%) iPhone
5 13 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (3.10%) Handset
6 8 (1.91%) User Experience
7 7 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.43%) CMDB
9 5 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.95%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.72%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.72%) NGOSS
11 3 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (0.72%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.73%) Linux
2 11 (2.63%) Unix
3 9 (2.15%) Windows
4 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.48%) VMS
4 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.24%) AIX
5 1 (0.24%) Solaris
5 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (13.37%) CRM
3 50 (11.93%) DevOps
4 45 (10.74%) Project Management
5 44 (10.50%) Migration
6 38 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (6.92%) Analytics
8 26 (6.21%) Scrum
9 23 (5.49%) ITIL
10 21 (5.01%) Data Migration
10 21 (5.01%) Data Modelling
11 20 (4.77%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
11 20 (4.77%) Order to Cash
12 19 (4.53%) Accounts Receivable
12 19 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (4.53%) ERP
13 18 (4.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 18 (4.30%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (4.06%) Service Delivery
15 16 (3.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (17.66%) SQL
2 28 (6.68%) PL/SQL
3 27 (6.44%) Java
4 18 (4.30%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.58%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.39%) Apex Code
6 10 (2.39%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.15%) C
8 5 (1.19%) C#
9 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.72%) Python
11 2 (0.48%) VBA
12 1 (0.24%) ABAP
12 1 (0.24%) C++
12 1 (0.24%) ES6
12 1 (0.24%) Perl
12 1 (0.24%) PHP
12 1 (0.24%) R
12 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (5.97%) Degree
2 16 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.43%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.19%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.72%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.72%) MBA
6 3 (0.72%) PMP
7 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB
8 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.67%) PMO
2 6 (1.43%) SLA
3 5 (1.19%) QA
4 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) IFRS
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.95%) Docker
2 4 (0.95%) vCloud
2 4 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.15%) AirWatch
1 9 (2.15%) Terraform
2 6 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.43%) Puppet
3 4 (0.95%) Ansible
3 4 (0.95%) Packer
4 3 (0.72%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.72%) vRealize
5 2 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 72 (17.18%) Oracle
2 58 (13.84%) Microsoft
3 54 (12.89%) SAP
4 43 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (3.82%) Cisco
6 15 (3.58%) BT
7 14 (3.34%) Mitel
7 14 (3.34%) Red Box
8 12 (2.86%) Aastra
9 10 (2.39%) Google
10 9 (2.15%) Ericsson
10 9 (2.15%) Juniper
10 9 (2.15%) Sun
10 9 (2.15%) Tandberg
11 7 (1.67%) Splunk
12 5 (1.19%) Siebel
13 4 (0.95%) Adobe
13 4 (0.95%) VMware
14 3 (0.72%) IBM
14 3 (0.72%) Remedy