Period
to 14 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 431 477 412
Rank change year-on-year +46 -65 +38
Contract jobs citing Billing 378 436 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the General category 1.30% 1.15% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 276 321
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £303 £263 £233
90th Percentile £625 £575 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
England median hourly rate £24.75 £18.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.62% -13.10% +5.00%
10th Percentile £15.95 £11.35 £13.28
90th Percentile £83.00 £21.38 £35.04
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +7.46% -11.84% -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 29,105 37,949 41,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.86% 39.78% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,969 25,201 27,482
England median daily rate £493 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £294 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 897 1,002 997
England median hourly rate £21.98 £22.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.09% -1.12% +8.54%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.32 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.76 £22.00
% change year-on-year +1.10% -1.09% +7.32%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 +47 134 £525 +10.53% 25
South East +13 123 £500 +11.11% 17
South West +41 39 £423 -6.11% 13
North of England +13 29 £425 +21.43% 10
Midlands +50 28 £475 +13.50% 8
Yorkshire +47 22 £420 -11.58% 2
West Midlands +37 19 £513 +20.59% 5
East of England +26 14 £300 -22.58% 8
East Midlands +23 8 £375 +21.95% 3
North West -31 5 £363 +3.57% 8
North East +15 2 £513 -
Billing
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 (35.71%) Finance
2 79 (20.90%) Telecoms
3 73 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (16.40%) SQL
5 57 (15.08%) Microsoft
6 56 (14.81%) Oracle
6 56 (14.81%) SAP
7 54 (14.29%) CRM
8 50 (13.23%) Migration
9 49 (12.96%) Azure
10 44 (11.64%) DevOps
11 42 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (11.11%) Project Management
12 37 (9.79%) AWS
13 30 (7.94%) PL/SQL
13 30 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
14 28 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
15 27 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
16 26 (6.88%) Java
17 25 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
17 25 (6.61%) Oracle EBS
18 24 (6.35%) Web Services
18 24 (6.35%) ERP
19 23 (6.08%) Data Migration
20 22 (5.82%) Firewall
20 22 (5.82%) Analytics
21 21 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
21 21 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
21 21 (5.56%) Accounts Receivable

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 17 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (2.91%) Confluence
4 8 (2.12%) Apache
4 8 (2.12%) iPlanet
5 4 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.53%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 25 (6.61%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 18 (4.76%) SAP FI
5 17 (4.50%) CSG Singleview
6 15 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (3.97%) Oracle TCA
6 15 (3.97%) SAP CO
6 15 (3.97%) SAP FI/CO
7 11 (2.91%) SAP FI-CA
8 10 (2.65%) SAP PSCD
9 8 (2.12%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (2.12%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (1.85%) NetSuite
10 7 (1.85%) Oracle Assets
10 7 (1.85%) Oracle Cash Management
10 7 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
10 7 (1.85%) SAP PS
11 6 (1.59%) SAP S/4HANA
11 6 (1.59%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 49 (12.96%) Azure
2 37 (9.79%) AWS
3 19 (5.03%) GCP
4 16 (4.23%) IaaS
5 12 (3.17%) Force.com
5 12 (3.17%) PaaS
6 10 (2.65%) Office 365
6 10 (2.65%) SaaS
7 9 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.38%) Route 53
7 9 (2.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 9 (2.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 8 (2.12%) Amazon EKS
8 8 (2.12%) Amazon S3
8 8 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (2.12%) AWS CodePipeline
8 8 (2.12%) CloudFront
9 5 (1.32%) Power Platform
9 5 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.82%) Firewall
2 17 (4.50%) MPLS
2 17 (4.50%) WAN
3 16 (4.23%) LAN
4 14 (3.70%) ADSL
4 14 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (3.17%) MD110
5 12 (3.17%) PABX
6 8 (2.12%) VoIP
7 6 (1.59%) Internet
8 5 (1.32%) 3G
8 5 (1.32%) 4G
8 5 (1.32%) 5G
8 5 (1.32%) DNS
8 5 (1.32%) Intranet
9 4 (1.06%) Network Security
10 3 (0.79%) 2G
10 3 (0.79%) MVNO
11 2 (0.53%) SS7
11 2 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (3.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 11 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.91%) NoSQL
3 11 (2.91%) SQL Server
4 9 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.32%) Power BI
6 5 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.06%) OLAP
8 3 (0.79%) Big Data
8 3 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.79%) MySQL
8 3 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (0.79%) QlikView
8 3 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.53%) MS Access
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (3.17%) JIRA
1 12 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.32%) Ant
2 5 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.06%) Bitbucket
3 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.53%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.26%) JMeter
5 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 135 (35.71%) Finance
2 79 (20.90%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.50%) Marketing
4 16 (4.23%) Banking
4 16 (4.23%) General Ledger
5 11 (2.91%) Retail
6 9 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.12%) Back Office
8 7 (1.85%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.32%) Legal
9 5 (1.32%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.79%) Law
10 3 (0.79%) Local Government
11 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) Front Office
11 2 (0.53%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (17.72%) Consultant
2 58 (15.34%) Analyst
3 55 (14.55%) Architect
4 32 (8.47%) SAP Consultant
5 25 (6.61%) Oracle Consultant
6 24 (6.35%) Project Manager
7 23 (6.08%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (5.82%) Developer
9 21 (5.56%) Business Analyst
10 18 (4.76%) Designer
11 16 (4.23%) Data Analyst
11 16 (4.23%) Financial Analyst
12 13 (3.44%) Salesforce Architect
12 13 (3.44%) Solutions Designer
13 10 (2.65%) Technical Consultant
14 9 (2.38%) Functional Consultant
14 9 (2.38%) Oracle Technical Consultant
14 9 (2.38%) Telecoms Architect
15 8 (2.12%) Cloud Architect
15 8 (2.12%) SAP Financial Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.35%) Web Services
2 14 (3.70%) Visualforce
3 13 (3.44%) XML
4 10 (2.65%) JDBC
5 9 (2.38%) .NET
6 8 (2.12%) Apache Commons
6 8 (2.12%) JSP
6 8 (2.12%) Servlets
7 6 (1.59%) BAPI
8 4 (1.06%) SAP XI
8 4 (1.06%) SOAP
9 3 (0.79%) HTML
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.79%) Velocity
10 2 (0.53%) Django
10 2 (0.53%) EDI
10 2 (0.53%) Flask
10 2 (0.53%) J2EE
11 1 (0.26%) React
11 1 (0.26%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 14 (3.70%) iPhone
3 14 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 13 (3.44%) Handset
5 12 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.12%) CMDB
7 8 (2.12%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.59%) User Experience
10 5 (1.32%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.06%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.79%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.53%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.53%) Renewable Energy
13 2 (0.53%) Smart Meter
14 1 (0.26%) Linux Command Line
14 1 (0.26%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.03%) Linux
2 12 (3.17%) Unix
3 11 (2.91%) Windows
4 4 (1.06%) VMS
5 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.26%) AIX
6 1 (0.26%) Solaris
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (14.29%) CRM
3 50 (13.23%) Migration
4 44 (11.64%) DevOps
5 42 (11.11%) Project Management
5 42 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (6.35%) ERP
7 23 (6.08%) Data Migration
8 22 (5.82%) Analytics
9 21 (5.56%) Accounts Receivable
9 21 (5.56%) Data Modelling
9 21 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (5.29%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
11 19 (5.03%) Order to Cash
11 19 (5.03%) Scrum
12 18 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (4.76%) Workshop Facilitation
13 16 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (4.23%) ITIL
13 16 (4.23%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.40%) SQL
2 30 (7.94%) PL/SQL
3 26 (6.88%) Java
4 16 (4.23%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.70%) Apex Code
6 10 (2.65%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.12%) C
7 8 (2.12%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.32%) Python
9 4 (1.06%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.79%) C#
11 2 (0.53%) Ruby
11 2 (0.53%) VBA
12 1 (0.26%) C++
12 1 (0.26%) Go
12 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (5.29%) Degree
2 19 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.06%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.79%) CCA
7 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.53%) PMP
7 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.26%) ACCA
8 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) CIMA
8 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.26%) HNC
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.59%) PMO
2 5 (1.32%) QA
3 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) GDPR
4 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.26%) IFRS
4 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (1.59%) vCloud
1 6 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.79%) Docker
4 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.65%) Terraform
2 9 (2.38%) AirWatch
3 8 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.12%) Puppet
4 5 (1.32%) vRealize
5 4 (1.06%) Ansible
5 4 (1.06%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.06%) Packer
6 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 56 (14.81%) Oracle
2 56 (14.81%) SAP
3 27 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (3.97%) BT
4 15 (3.97%) Cisco
5 14 (3.70%) Mitel
5 14 (3.70%) Red Box
6 13 (3.44%) Google
7 12 (3.17%) Aastra
8 9 (2.38%) Ericsson
8 9 (2.38%) Juniper
8 9 (2.38%) Sun
8 9 (2.38%) Tandberg
9 6 (1.59%) Remedy
9 6 (1.59%) Splunk
9 6 (1.59%) VMware
10 5 (1.32%) Conga
11 4 (1.06%) Anite
11 4 (1.06%) Apttus