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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Billing
UK / England
Rank 330 346 341
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5  
Contract jobs citing Billing 257 287 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.63% 1.55% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 173 168
Median daily rate £430 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +1.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £364
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £10.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +17.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £12.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year +82.00% +8.69%  

Billing is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15785 18553 19140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.09% 37.81% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10377 12254 12043
Median daily rate £465 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 469 456
Median hourly rate £26.13 £26.83 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.62% +20.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Billing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in England

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 78 £450 +5.88% 20
South East -7 76 £450 +12.50% 11
East Midlands +20 32 £405 +30.64% 1
South West +11 22 £406 +5.51% 3
East of England +3 14 £376 -11.47% 4
West Midlands +10 12 £335 +8.06% 7
Yorkshire +19 11 £395 -7.05% 1
North East -19 7 £283 -32.73% 1
North West +5 2 £365 -23.15% 6
Midlands +6 1 - -
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Billing.

1 116 (23.15%) SAP
2 100 (19.96%) Telecoms
3 98 (19.56%) Finance
4 79 (15.77%) CRM
5 65 (12.97%) Project Management
6 57 (11.38%) Oracle
7 56 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (10.98%) Degree
9 43 (8.58%) Salesforce.com
10 40 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (7.19%) PRINCE2
11 36 (7.19%) SAP IS-U
12 35 (6.99%) SQL
13 32 (6.39%) Management Information System
13 32 (6.39%) Service Management
13 32 (6.39%) ITIL
14 30 (5.99%) MS Excel
14 30 (5.99%) SAP SD
15 29 (5.79%) Migration
15 29 (5.79%) Microsoft
16 28 (5.59%) ABAP
16 28 (5.59%) Change Management
17 27 (5.39%) Service Delivery
17 27 (5.39%) ERP
18 26 (5.19%) Retail
19 24 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (4.59%) Matrix Organization
20 23 (4.59%) SLA
20 23 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
20 23 (4.59%) Risk Management

Billing
Top Related 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 10 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (0.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.60%) Apache
4 3 (0.60%) CMS
4 3 (0.60%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.20%) CICS
6 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.20%) JBoss
6 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.59%) MS Office
2 13 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.00%) MS Project
4 6 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (7.19%) SAP IS-U
2 30 (5.99%) SAP SD
3 13 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (2.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (1.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (1.40%) SAP ERP
5 7 (1.40%) SAP Retail
6 6 (1.20%) NetSuite
6 6 (1.20%) Oracle BRM
7 5 (1.00%) Maximo
8 4 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.80%) Oracle Utilities
8 4 (0.80%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.80%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.80%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.60%) SAP CAR
9 3 (0.60%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.40%) IaaS
2 9 (1.80%) CloudSense
2 9 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.00%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (1.00%) Office 365
5 5 (1.00%) SoftLayer
6 4 (0.80%) PaaS
7 3 (0.60%) G Suite
7 3 (0.60%) SaaS
8 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.40%) Heroku
9 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.40%) Firewall
2 11 (2.20%) Broadband
2 11 (2.20%) MPLS
2 11 (2.20%) MVNO
3 9 (1.80%) WAN
4 8 (1.60%) Internet
4 8 (1.60%) VPN
5 7 (1.40%) Network Security
6 6 (1.20%) DNS
6 6 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.20%) VLAN
7 5 (1.00%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.00%) LAN
7 5 (1.00%) OpenScape
8 4 (0.80%) DHCP
8 4 (0.80%) SNMP
9 3 (0.60%) 3GPP
9 3 (0.60%) ATM
9 3 (0.60%) HTTP
9 3 (0.60%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (2.00%) DB2
4 10 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.80%) IBM InfoSphere
6 6 (1.20%) MySQL
7 5 (1.00%) Big Data
7 5 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.80%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.40%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.40%) GIS
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.00%) Maven
3 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.40%) JIRA
5 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.20%) Hudson
5 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.20%) Selenium
5 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.20%) Toad
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 100 (19.96%) Telecoms
2 98 (19.56%) Finance
3 26 (5.19%) Retail
4 19 (3.79%) Manufacturing
5 18 (3.59%) Banking
6 15 (2.99%) Legal
7 12 (2.40%) Marketing
8 8 (1.60%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.60%) Law
9 7 (1.40%) Back Office
10 4 (0.80%) French Language
11 3 (0.60%) Advertising
11 3 (0.60%) Automotive
11 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.40%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.40%) Electronics
12 2 (0.40%) Front Office
12 2 (0.40%) Military
12 2 (0.40%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (22.16%) Consultant
2 73 (14.57%) Architect
3 70 (13.97%) Analyst
4 64 (12.77%) SAP Consultant
5 55 (10.98%) Project Manager
6 48 (9.58%) Solutions Architect
7 41 (8.18%) Developer
8 33 (6.59%) Business Analyst
9 32 (6.39%) Designer
10 30 (5.99%) SAP ISU Consultant
11 23 (4.59%) SAP SD Consultant
12 22 (4.39%) BSS Architect
12 22 (4.39%) Functional Consultant
13 21 (4.19%) Solutions Designer
14 19 (3.79%) Billing Consultant
14 19 (3.79%) BSS Solutions Architect
15 18 (3.59%) OSS Architect
16 17 (3.39%) Oracle Consultant
16 17 (3.39%) SAP Functional Consultant
17 16 (3.19%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (2.59%) Web Services
3 12 (2.40%) Middleware
4 11 (2.20%) .NET
4 11 (2.20%) Visualforce
5 10 (2.00%) XML
6 9 (1.80%) Spring
7 8 (1.60%) J2EE
8 7 (1.40%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (1.40%) JMS
8 7 (1.40%) SOAP
9 6 (1.20%) EDI
9 6 (1.20%) Java EE
10 5 (1.00%) CSS
10 5 (1.00%) REST
11 3 (0.60%) Catalyst
11 3 (0.60%) DBIx::Class
11 3 (0.60%) HTML
11 3 (0.60%) jQuery
11 3 (0.60%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.39%) Management Information System
2 24 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.79%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.20%) Smart Meter
5 9 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.60%) PMI
6 8 (1.60%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.20%) e-Learning
7 6 (1.20%) User Experience
8 5 (1.00%) IVR
8 5 (1.00%) Social Media
9 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.60%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.60%) FMCG
10 3 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.60%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.60%) IPTV
10 3 (0.60%) Replication
10 3 (0.60%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.39%) Linux
2 13 (2.59%) Unix
3 10 (2.00%) Windows
4 5 (1.00%) VMS
5 3 (0.60%) Android
5 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.77%) CRM
2 65 (12.97%) Project Management
3 56 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (7.19%) PRINCE2
6 32 (6.39%) ITIL
6 32 (6.39%) Service Management
7 29 (5.79%) Migration
8 28 (5.59%) Change Management
9 27 (5.39%) ERP
9 27 (5.39%) Service Delivery
10 23 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (4.59%) Matrix Organization
10 23 (4.59%) Risk Management
11 21 (4.19%) Business Analysis
11 21 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (3.79%) ETL
12 19 (3.79%) Logistics
13 18 (3.59%) Incident Management
13 18 (3.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.99%) SQL
2 28 (5.59%) ABAP
3 21 (4.19%) Java
4 14 (2.79%) Python
5 11 (2.20%) Apex Code
6 9 (1.80%) C
7 7 (1.40%) C#
8 5 (1.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.60%) Perl
9 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.60%) VBA
10 2 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.20%) C++
11 1 (0.20%) COBOL
11 1 (0.20%) SOQL
11 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 55 (10.98%) Degree
2 18 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (2.40%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.20%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.40%) PMP
7 5 (1.00%) ACCA
8 4 (0.80%) CIMA
8 4 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.60%) CCNP
9 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.40%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.40%) CCIP
10 2 (0.40%) CCNA
10 2 (0.40%) CISM
10 2 (0.40%) CISSP
10 2 (0.40%) ISEB
10 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.40%) MCDST
10 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.59%) SLA
2 17 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 12 (2.40%) QA
4 6 (1.20%) IFRS
5 5 (1.00%) PMO
6 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.40%) GDPR
6 2 (0.40%) P3O
6 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.80%) Docker
4 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.20%) HDFS
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.60%) Amdocs OSS
2 7 (1.40%) Netcool
2 7 (1.40%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.00%) Nagios
4 3 (0.60%) Puppet
4 3 (0.60%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.40%) Ansible
5 2 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.40%) SCCM
5 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Control-M
6 1 (0.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.20%) Kibana
6 1 (0.20%) logstash
6 1 (0.20%) Marathon
6 1 (0.20%) Mesos
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 116 (23.15%) SAP
2 57 (11.38%) Oracle
3 43 (8.58%) Salesforce.com
4 29 (5.79%) Microsoft
5 20 (3.99%) IBM
6 18 (3.59%) Cisco
7 16 (3.19%) Siebel
8 12 (2.40%) VMware
9 9 (1.80%) Huawei
10 8 (1.60%) HP
10 8 (1.60%) Remedy
10 8 (1.60%) Zuora
11 7 (1.40%) Amdocs
11 7 (1.40%) ComArch
11 7 (1.40%) Cramer
11 7 (1.40%) Gemalto
11 7 (1.40%) NetCracker
12 6 (1.20%) Comptel
12 6 (1.20%) Guidewire
12 6 (1.20%) WorldPay
Derby, Derbyshire
Rullion
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negoiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Seven Principles Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago