Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 444 418 421
Rank change year-on-year -26 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing Billing 264 500 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.56% 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.16% 1.40% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 307 315
England median daily rate £500 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £270 £271 £228
90th Percentile £639 £568 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £438 £468
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.42% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 16
England median hourly rate £20.50 £14.05 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.91% -57.74% +66.25%
10th Percentile £15.27 £9.77 £12.70
90th Percentile £35.00 £18.75 £74.38
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £14.20 £25.25
% change year-on-year +44.37% -43.76% +26.25%

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 22,673 35,772 38,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.70% 39.72% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,608 23,830 25,642
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £305 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £480 £475
% change year-on-year -1.04% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 772 983 1,002
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.00
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £11.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.56
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% - +4.76%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 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 +58 99 £513 +12.89% 33
South East -18 81 £500 +11.11% 18
Midlands +50 26 £475 +15.15% 11
North of England +21 25 £425 +6.25% 11
West Midlands +65 22 £488 +17.12% 6
South West -6 13 £459 +1.94% 5
North West -22 13 £475 +22.58% 7
Yorkshire +50 10 £425 -2.30% 4
East of England +26 8 £300 -33.33% 4
East Midlands +30 4 £350 -12.72% 5
North East +24 2 £513 -
Billing
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 98 (37.12%) Finance
2 50 (18.94%) Telecoms
2 50 (18.94%) CRM
3 49 (18.56%) SAP
4 41 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (15.15%) Oracle
6 39 (14.77%) Azure
7 37 (14.02%) AWS
7 37 (14.02%) Migration
8 36 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (11.36%) Project Management
11 29 (10.98%) Microsoft
12 25 (9.47%) SQL
13 24 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
14 22 (8.33%) ERP
15 21 (7.95%) DevOps
15 21 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (7.20%) Security Cleared
17 17 (6.44%) Analytics
17 17 (6.44%) Salesforce.com
17 17 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
18 16 (6.06%) Degree
19 15 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
19 15 (5.68%) Data Migration
19 15 (5.68%) Waterfall
19 15 (5.68%) GCP
20 14 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
20 14 (5.30%) Windows

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 5 (1.89%) Confluence
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.14%) SAS
4 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.76%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (4.17%) SAP FI
3 10 (3.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (3.79%) SAP CO
3 10 (3.79%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (3.41%) SAP PSCD
5 8 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (2.65%) SAP SD
7 6 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (2.27%) SAP PS
7 6 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (1.89%) SAP ERP
8 5 (1.89%) SAP FI-CA
9 3 (1.14%) NetSuite
9 3 (1.14%) Oracle BRM
9 3 (1.14%) SAP CCM
9 3 (1.14%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.77%) Azure
2 37 (14.02%) AWS
3 15 (5.68%) GCP
4 12 (4.55%) SaaS
5 11 (4.17%) IaaS
6 7 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.65%) PaaS
7 6 (2.27%) AWS CodePipeline
7 6 (2.27%) Force.com
8 5 (1.89%) Amazon EKS
8 5 (1.89%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.89%) CloudFront
8 5 (1.89%) Route 53
9 4 (1.52%) Azure Stack
10 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.76%) Office 365
10 2 (0.76%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.79%) 3G
1 10 (3.79%) 4G
2 9 (3.41%) Firewall
3 8 (3.03%) 5G
4 4 (1.52%) DNS
4 4 (1.52%) Intranet
4 4 (1.52%) MVNO
5 3 (1.14%) Broadband
5 3 (1.14%) Internet
5 3 (1.14%) Network Security
6 2 (0.76%) 2G
6 2 (0.76%) GPRS
6 2 (0.76%) LTE
6 2 (0.76%) SS7
6 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.76%) UMTS
6 2 (0.76%) Value-Added Service
6 2 (0.76%) VoIP
7 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.03%) Big Data
3 7 (2.65%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.89%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.52%) Oracle Smart View
6 3 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.76%) GIS
7 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.76%) Power BI
7 2 (0.76%) QlikView
7 2 (0.76%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.76%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (3.03%) JIRA
2 3 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.76%) Ant
4 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.38%) Postman
4 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 98 (37.12%) Finance
2 50 (18.94%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.30%) General Ledger
4 9 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.41%) Marketing
5 7 (2.65%) Back Office
6 4 (1.52%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.52%) Retail
7 2 (0.76%) Legal
7 2 (0.76%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (18.56%) Analyst
2 45 (17.05%) Architect
3 41 (15.53%) Consultant
4 25 (9.47%) SAP Consultant
5 21 (7.95%) Developer
6 17 (6.44%) Data Analyst
7 15 (5.68%) Business Analyst
8 13 (4.92%) Cloud Architect
9 12 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
10 11 (4.17%) Designer
10 11 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.79%) Solutions Designer
11 10 (3.79%) Telecoms Architect
12 9 (3.41%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.03%) Oracle Consultant
13 8 (3.03%) SAP Analyst
14 7 (2.65%) SAP CO Consultant
14 7 (2.65%) SAP FI Consultant
14 7 (2.65%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
15 6 (2.27%) SAP PS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.55%) Web Services
2 6 (2.27%) BAPI
2 6 (2.27%) Visualforce
3 5 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (1.89%) SAP XI
4 3 (1.14%) CSS
4 3 (1.14%) HTML
4 3 (1.14%) React
4 3 (1.14%) SOAP
5 2 (0.76%) Django
5 2 (0.76%) Flask
5 2 (0.76%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.76%) Middleware
5 2 (0.76%) Node.js
5 2 (0.76%) SAML
5 2 (0.76%) Velocity
5 2 (0.76%) Vue.js
6 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.38%) LAMP
6 1 (0.38%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.92%) Public Cloud
3 12 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.03%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.27%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.89%) User Experience
7 4 (1.52%) CMDB
7 4 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.14%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.76%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.76%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (0.76%) Social Media
9 2 (0.76%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.76%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.30%) Windows
2 4 (1.52%) VMS
3 3 (1.14%) Linux
3 3 (1.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.76%) Android
4 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.76%) Unix
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.94%) CRM
2 41 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (14.02%) Migration
4 36 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (11.36%) Project Management
6 22 (8.33%) ERP
7 21 (7.95%) DevOps
7 21 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (6.44%) Analytics
8 17 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (5.68%) Data Migration
10 15 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (5.68%) Waterfall
11 13 (4.92%) Revenue Management
11 13 (4.92%) Software Engineering
11 13 (4.92%) Workshop Facilitation
12 12 (4.55%) Accounts Receivable
12 12 (4.55%) Change Management
12 12 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.47%) SQL
2 9 (3.41%) C
3 7 (2.65%) PL/SQL
4 6 (2.27%) Apex Code
4 6 (2.27%) Java
4 6 (2.27%) Python
5 5 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.76%) ABAP
7 2 (0.76%) Ruby
7 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.38%) COBOL
8 1 (0.38%) Go
8 1 (0.38%) PHP
8 1 (0.38%) R
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.38%) VBA
8 1 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.06%) Degree
3 13 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.89%) CCA
4 5 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.14%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.14%) PMP
7 2 (0.76%) ACCA
7 2 (0.76%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.76%) CIMA
7 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) HNC
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MBA
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.03%) PMO
2 3 (1.14%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.76%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.76%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) GDPR
4 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (1.52%) vCloud
2 3 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.76%) Docker
3 2 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.89%) Puppet
1 5 (1.89%) Terraform
2 4 (1.52%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.52%) vRealize
3 2 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 49 (18.56%) SAP
2 40 (15.15%) Oracle
3 29 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.44%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (4.92%) Google
6 7 (2.65%) Siebel
7 5 (1.89%) Remedy
7 5 (1.89%) webMethods
8 4 (1.52%) Apttus
8 4 (1.52%) Conga
8 4 (1.52%) Splunk
8 4 (1.52%) VMware
9 3 (1.14%) Teradata
10 2 (0.76%) Anite
10 2 (0.76%) Capita
10 2 (0.76%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.76%) HP
10 2 (0.76%) Huawei
10 2 (0.76%) IBM
10 2 (0.76%) Northgate