Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 422 384 432
Rank change year-on-year -38 +48 +60
Contract jobs citing Billing 280 163 460
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.49% 0.55%
As % of the General category 0.93% 0.94% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 103 258
10th Percentile £297 £200 £280
25th Percentile £408 £350 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £470
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
75th Percentile £625 £538 £538
90th Percentile £675 £620 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
10th Percentile £12.04 " £12.82
25th Percentile £14.57 £21.25 £14.13
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +28.57% -30.00%
75th Percentile £25.00 £23.75 £25.38
90th Percentile £27.00 " £44.45
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +49.25% -4.29% -16.83%

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 30,147 17,407 43,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.34% 52.14% 52.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,317 11,678 28,875
10th Percentile £309 £275 £281
25th Percentile £406 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £498 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.02% +4.74% +1.60%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,127 642 1,301
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.26 £10.75
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.54 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.03 £20.18 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -5.68% +0.88% +6.95%
75th Percentile £40.00 £40.00 £39.49
90th Percentile £56.25 £52.95 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £20.18 £19.32
% change year-on-year -3.35% +4.43% +6.59%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -84 131 £575 +15.00% 33
South East -26 51 £475 +2.70% 9
North of England -18 26 £408 +14.42% 31
Midlands -32 20 £463 -9.76% 17
West Midlands -38 15 £460 -10.24% 13
North West -19 13 £215 -39.77% 12
Yorkshire -10 10 £525 - 8
South West -1 9 £521 +34.52% 6
East of England -14 6 £390 -44.29% 6
East Midlands - 5 £530 - 4
North East - 3 £375 - 11
Billing
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 106 (37.86%) Finance
2 64 (22.86%) Social Skills
3 59 (21.07%) Telecoms
4 48 (17.14%) SAP
5 47 (16.79%) CRM
6 42 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (14.29%) Project Management
8 38 (13.57%) Legal
9 37 (13.21%) Azure
10 36 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (12.50%) AWS
12 34 (12.14%) Microsoft
13 32 (11.43%) Oracle
14 31 (11.07%) ITIL
14 31 (11.07%) Migration
15 30 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
16 28 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
17 23 (8.21%) Retail
18 21 (7.50%) Security Cleared
18 21 (7.50%) Decision-Making
18 21 (7.50%) DevOps
19 20 (7.14%) Marketing
19 20 (7.14%) Analytics
20 19 (6.79%) Project Delivery
20 19 (6.79%) 5G
21 18 (6.43%) 4G
22 17 (6.07%) 3G
22 17 (6.07%) Salesforce.com
22 17 (6.07%) Linux

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 (1.43%) SAS
2 3 (1.07%) CMS
2 3 (1.07%) Confluence
2 3 (1.07%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.36%) Appian
4 1 (0.36%) Camunda
4 1 (0.36%) JBoss
4 1 (0.36%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.93%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (3.21%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (2.14%) Cloudability
4 6 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.14%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (2.14%) SAP SD
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (1.43%) HFM
6 4 (1.43%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.71%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.71%) Maximo
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.71%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.71%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.21%) Azure
2 35 (12.50%) AWS
3 9 (3.21%) SaaS
4 8 (2.86%) Power Platform
5 7 (2.50%) GCP
5 7 (2.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 6 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 5 (1.79%) PaaS
7 5 (1.79%) Serverless
7 5 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (1.43%) IaaS
9 3 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.07%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (0.71%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 2 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.71%) AWS Direct Connect
10 2 (0.71%) Azure Key Vault
10 2 (0.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.79%) 5G
2 18 (6.43%) 4G
3 17 (6.07%) 3G
4 14 (5.00%) Diameter Protocol
5 13 (4.64%) Unified Communications
6 10 (3.57%) Firewall
7 9 (3.21%) Network Security
7 9 (3.21%) VoIP
8 8 (2.86%) Ethernet
8 8 (2.86%) VPN
9 7 (2.50%) LAN
9 7 (2.50%) WAN
10 6 (2.14%) MVNO
10 6 (2.14%) VoLTE
11 5 (1.79%) LTE
11 5 (1.79%) SMS
11 5 (1.79%) VoWiFi
12 4 (1.43%) 2.5G
12 4 (1.43%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (1.43%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.86%) Power BI
2 4 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.43%) Essbase
2 4 (1.43%) SAP HANA
2 4 (1.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.07%) Metadata
3 3 (1.07%) Tableau
4 2 (0.71%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.71%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.36%) DB2
5 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.36%) Redis
5 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (3.21%) JIRA
2 7 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (2.14%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.79%) Maven
5 4 (1.43%) Selenium
6 3 (1.07%) ERwin
6 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.71%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.36%) Ant
8 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.36%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.36%) GitLab
8 1 (0.36%) Grunt
8 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.36%) Mockito
8 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.36%) Subversion
8 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 106 (37.86%) Finance
2 64 (22.86%) Social Skills
3 59 (21.07%) Telecoms
4 38 (13.57%) Legal
5 30 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (8.21%) Retail
7 20 (7.14%) Marketing
8 11 (3.93%) Multimedia
8 11 (3.93%) Presentation Skills
9 10 (3.57%) Financial Institution
9 10 (3.57%) Influencing Skills
10 9 (3.21%) Law
10 9 (3.21%) Public Sector
11 8 (2.86%) Banking
11 8 (2.86%) General Ledger
12 7 (2.50%) Organisational Skills
13 6 (2.14%) Documentation Skills
14 5 (1.79%) Front Office
15 2 (0.71%) Advertising
15 2 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (20.36%) Architect
2 47 (16.79%) Consultant
3 39 (13.93%) Analyst
4 28 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (6.79%) Business Analyst
6 17 (6.07%) Developer
7 16 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.00%) BSS Architect
9 12 (4.29%) BSS Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.93%) Oracle Consultant
10 11 (3.93%) Senior Consultant
11 10 (3.57%) Cloud Consultant
12 9 (3.21%) Administrator
12 9 (3.21%) SAP Consultant
13 8 (2.86%) Financial Analyst
14 6 (2.14%) .NET Developer
14 6 (2.14%) C# Developer
14 6 (2.14%) Designer
14 6 (2.14%) Product Manager
14 6 (2.14%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.93%) Web Services
2 9 (3.21%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (2.86%) .NET
4 7 (2.50%) .NET Core
4 7 (2.50%) Middleware
5 6 (2.14%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.71%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.71%) ADO
7 2 (0.71%) Kafka
7 2 (0.71%) REST
7 2 (0.71%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.71%) SOAP
7 2 (0.71%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.71%) XML
8 1 (0.36%) DOM
8 1 (0.36%) EDI
8 1 (0.36%) Flash
8 1 (0.36%) HTML
8 1 (0.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.07%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 12 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.57%) Hedge funds
5 9 (3.21%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.14%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.79%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.43%) Replication
9 3 (1.07%) CMDB
9 3 (1.07%) IVR
9 3 (1.07%) STB
9 3 (1.07%) User Experience
10 2 (0.71%) FMCG
10 2 (0.71%) PKI
10 2 (0.71%) PMI
11 1 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.36%) Legacy Applications
11 1 (0.36%) Legacy Systems
11 1 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.07%) Linux
2 9 (3.21%) Windows
3 4 (1.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.79%) CRM
2 42 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (14.29%) Project Management
4 36 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (11.07%) ITIL
5 31 (11.07%) Migration
6 28 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (7.50%) Decision-Making
7 21 (7.50%) DevOps
8 20 (7.14%) Analytics
9 19 (6.79%) Project Delivery
10 15 (5.36%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.36%) Validation
11 14 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (5.00%) ERP
12 13 (4.64%) Data Modelling
12 13 (4.64%) Service Management
12 13 (4.64%) Waterfall
13 12 (4.29%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.93%) Java
2 9 (3.21%) SQL
3 7 (2.50%) ABAP
3 7 (2.50%) C#
4 6 (2.14%) Python
5 4 (1.43%) Java 8
5 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.07%) Perl
7 2 (0.71%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.71%) Ruby
7 2 (0.71%) VBA
8 1 (0.36%) ES6
8 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.36%) PHP
8 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.71%) Degree
3 11 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.21%) PMP
5 6 (2.14%) CCNA
6 5 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.43%) ACCA
7 4 (1.43%) CCNP
7 4 (1.43%) CIMA
7 4 (1.43%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.71%) APMP
9 2 (0.71%) CCA
9 2 (0.71%) CCIE
9 2 (0.71%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.36%) CCIE Security
10 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.36%) GDPR
2 13 (4.64%) SLA
3 11 (3.93%) PMO
4 10 (3.57%) QA
4 10 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.86%) PCI DSS
6 6 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (1.43%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.36%) IFRS
8 1 (0.36%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 6 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (2.14%) XenApp
2 4 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (1.43%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.71%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 2 (0.71%) Docker
4 2 (0.71%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (3.21%) Terraform
2 6 (2.14%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.07%) Ansible
4 2 (0.71%) SCCM
4 2 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.36%) Nessus
Vendors
1 48 (17.14%) SAP
2 34 (12.14%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.43%) Oracle
4 17 (6.07%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (5.71%) Cisco
6 10 (3.57%) BT
7 9 (3.21%) Workday
8 6 (2.14%) Citrix
8 6 (2.14%) VMware
9 5 (1.79%) Google
9 5 (1.79%) IBM
9 5 (1.79%) Openreach
9 5 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.43%) Avaya
10 4 (1.43%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.43%) iManage
10 4 (1.43%) Intapp
10 4 (1.43%) Progress
11 3 (1.07%) CA
11 3 (1.07%) Genesys