Period
to 1 December 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 1 December 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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 385 433 467
Rank change year-on-year +48 +34 -38
Contract jobs citing Billing 132 364 462
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the General category 1.02% 1.31% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 227 291
Median daily rate £481 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £200 £283 £263
90th Percentile £796 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £488 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +4.28% +3.89% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.15% +15.49% -15.48%
10th Percentile £21.25 £15.27 £11.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £64.00 £19.35
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +52.78% +2.86% -7.89%

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 12,990 27,884 37,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.58% 37.68% 39.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,412 18,179 24,686
Median daily rate £500 £495 £487
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +1.75% +2.42%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £300
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 882 1,011
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +1.78% -3.93%
10th Percentile £12.86 £12.44 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £29.25 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +32.95% +4.76% -4.55%

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 1 December 2020.

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
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 1 December 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 +115 87 £475 -9.52% 18
South East +67 26 £500 - 6
Midlands +55 7 £525 +7.69% 5
West Midlands +53 5 £525 - 5
North of England +91 4 £315 -25.44% 15
East of England +63 3 - -
Yorkshire +43 3 £500 +21.95% 7
South West +75 2 £425 -5.56% 3
East Midlands +38 2 £488 +21.88%
North West +68 1 £315 -13.10% 7
Billing
UK

For the 6 months to 1 December 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 38 (28.79%) Finance
2 32 (24.24%) SAP
3 21 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (14.39%) Telecoms
5 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Excel
6 16 (12.12%) Terraform
7 15 (11.36%) CRM
7 15 (11.36%) Marketing
8 14 (10.61%) SQL
8 14 (10.61%) Azure
8 14 (10.61%) Analytics
9 13 (9.85%) Data Modelling
9 13 (9.85%) B2B
9 13 (9.85%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (9.85%) Migration
10 12 (9.09%) Service Management
10 12 (9.09%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
11 11 (8.33%) Asset Management
12 10 (7.58%) Risk Management
12 10 (7.58%) Oracle
12 10 (7.58%) ERP
12 10 (7.58%) GCP
12 10 (7.58%) Git (software)
12 10 (7.58%) Technical Leadership
12 10 (7.58%) Architectural Design
13 9 (6.82%) AWS
13 9 (6.82%) Jenkins
13 9 (6.82%) DevOps
13 9 (6.82%) Ansible
13 9 (6.82%) Python

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 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.76%) Blender
5 1 (0.76%) InDesign
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) SAP FI
1 5 (3.79%) SAP SD
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.27%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.52%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (1.52%) SAP BRIM
4 2 (1.52%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (1.52%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle iSupplier
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.61%) Azure
2 10 (7.58%) GCP
3 9 (6.82%) AWS
4 8 (6.06%) Azure Functions
4 8 (6.06%) Serverless
5 5 (3.79%) Force.com
5 5 (3.79%) PaaS
5 5 (3.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 5 (3.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (2.27%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.52%) Apigee
7 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.52%) IaaS
7 2 (1.52%) SaaS
8 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.76%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) LAN
1 6 (4.55%) WAN
2 3 (2.27%) Multicast
3 2 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.52%) Extranet
4 1 (0.76%) 3G
4 1 (0.76%) 4G
4 1 (0.76%) 5G
4 1 (0.76%) DMZ
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) MPLS
4 1 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.76%) RTP
4 1 (0.76%) SAN
4 1 (0.76%) SDH
4 1 (0.76%) SMS
4 1 (0.76%) VoIP
4 1 (0.76%) VoLTE
4 1 (0.76%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.27%) Power BI
2 2 (1.52%) Big Data
2 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.76%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.76%) GIS
3 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.76%) MS Access
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL Workbench
3 1 (0.76%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (5.30%) Ant
5 3 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.76%) ERwin
6 1 (0.76%) Gradle
6 1 (0.76%) Maven
6 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (28.79%) Finance
2 19 (14.39%) Telecoms
3 15 (11.36%) Marketing
4 9 (6.82%) Banking
5 8 (6.06%) Front Office
5 8 (6.06%) Public Sector
6 7 (5.30%) Retail
7 5 (3.79%) Back Office
7 5 (3.79%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.52%) Electronics
8 2 (1.52%) French Language
8 2 (1.52%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.76%) German Language
9 1 (0.76%) Law
9 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (16.67%) Consultant
2 19 (14.39%) Analyst
3 18 (13.64%) Architect
4 12 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
5 10 (7.58%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.06%) Developer
6 8 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.06%) Technical Leader
7 6 (4.55%) Administrator
8 5 (3.79%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Financial Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.27%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (2.27%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (2.27%) Customer Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.27%) IT Analyst
10 3 (2.27%) Salesforce Architect
10 3 (2.27%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.06%) ADO
2 4 (3.03%) Visualforce
2 4 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (1.52%) HTML
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.52%) Swagger
3 2 (1.52%) XML
3 2 (1.52%) XSL
4 1 (0.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.76%) CSS
4 1 (0.76%) Ext JS
4 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.03%) NHS
3 3 (2.27%) iPad
3 3 (2.27%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.52%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.52%) TM Forum
5 1 (0.76%) Animation
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.76%) CMDB
5 1 (0.76%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.76%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (0.76%) PMI
5 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
1 4 (3.03%) Windows
2 3 (2.27%) Linux
3 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (11.36%) CRM
3 14 (10.61%) Analytics
4 13 (9.85%) B2B
4 13 (9.85%) Data Modelling
4 13 (9.85%) Migration
5 12 (9.09%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 12 (9.09%) Service Management
6 11 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 10 (7.58%) Architectural Design
7 10 (7.58%) ERP
7 10 (7.58%) Risk Management
7 10 (7.58%) Technical Leadership
8 9 (6.82%) DevOps
9 8 (6.06%) Algorithmic Trading
9 8 (6.06%) Automated Trading
9 8 (6.06%) B2C
9 8 (6.06%) Data Management
9 8 (6.06%) Quote-to-Cash
9 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.61%) SQL
2 9 (6.82%) C#
2 9 (6.82%) Python
3 5 (3.79%) Apex Code
4 3 (2.27%) C
5 2 (1.52%) VBA
5 2 (1.52%) XPath
6 1 (0.76%) Java
6 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.79%) Degree
4 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.52%) PMP
5 1 (0.76%) CWSP
5 1 (0.76%) ISEB
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) SLA
2 4 (3.03%) QA
3 3 (2.27%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.52%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Docker
2 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.52%) KVM
2 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.52%) Xen
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (12.12%) Terraform
2 9 (6.82%) Ansible
3 6 (4.55%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.76%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (24.24%) SAP
2 13 (9.85%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (7.58%) Oracle
4 9 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.03%) Amdocs
5 4 (3.03%) Cadence
5 4 (3.03%) Google
6 3 (2.27%) Cisco
6 3 (2.27%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.52%) Apttus
7 2 (1.52%) Ariba
7 2 (1.52%) Conga
7 2 (1.52%) Intel
7 2 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.52%) Remedy
7 2 (1.52%) VMware
8 1 (0.76%) Adobe
8 1 (0.76%) EMC
8 1 (0.76%) NetCracker
8 1 (0.76%) Teradata