Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 188 213
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25 -42
Contract jobs citing Billing 23 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.35% 1.22% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 21
North West median daily rate £550 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +69.49%
10th Percentile £408 £324 £350
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £11.23
% change year-on-year +8.75% +78.17% -16.85%

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,699 1,805 2,922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.25% 29.71% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,073 1,144 1,807
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £250 £252 £263
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 82 129
North West median hourly rate £21.78 £22.42 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.87% -35.94% +79.49%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.33 £12.35
90th Percentile £54.60 £50.00 £54.59
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +14.59%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Billing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in the North West

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Billing in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in the North West

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in the North West over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in the North West

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in the North West

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Manchester 0 15 £500 -6.98% 6
Cheshire +11 7 £538 - 4
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Billing.

1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) Intapp
3 7 (30.43%) Practice Management
3 7 (30.43%) General Ledger
4 6 (26.09%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) SAP
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
5 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) SAP IS-U
5 5 (21.74%) Test Management
5 5 (21.74%) People Management
6 4 (17.39%) Elite 3E
6 4 (17.39%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 4 (17.39%) REST
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
6 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
6 4 (17.39%) XPath
6 4 (17.39%) Law
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) XSLT

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (17.39%) Elite 3E
3 1 (4.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) General Ledger
3 4 (17.39%) Law
4 2 (8.70%) Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) ABAP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Billing Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Transition Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
2 4 (17.39%) REST
2 4 (17.39%) SOAP
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) XSLT
3 3 (13.04%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Smart Meter
3 2 (8.70%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Practice Management
2 6 (26.09%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) People Management
3 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
3 5 (21.74%) Test Management
4 4 (17.39%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
4 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.35%) Benchmarking
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) ERP
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) XPath
3 3 (13.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PMO
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Intapp
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) SAP