Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 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
England > North West
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 197 187 183
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +37
Contract jobs citing Billing 6 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the General category 0.38% 1.51% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 16
North West median daily rate £363 £353 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.84% -29.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £237 £313 £325
90th Percentile £434 £456 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +15.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £21.04 -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +187.67% -13.10% +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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,593 1,856 2,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.56% 31.55% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,004 1,085 1,332
North West median daily rate £428 £405 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -1.22% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £468
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 158 105
North West median hourly rate £17.75 £21.76 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.43% +28.00% -17.07%
10th Percentile £10.98 £11.58 £11.29
90th Percentile £41.25 £42.50 £46.03
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.76 £22.62
% change year-on-year +1.10% -3.78% +10.32%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 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
Manchester +10 3 £425 +15.25% 4
Cheshire -1 2 £220 -33.33% 1
Lancashire +14 1 - -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Billing.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Thought Leadership
3 1 (16.67%) Power Platform
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Power BI
3 1 (16.67%) Terraform
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (16.67%) CMDB
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (16.67%) Confluence

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (16.67%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Billing Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Power BI Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SSRS Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Billing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft