Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 189 189
Rank change year-on-year +30 0 -5
Contract jobs citing Billing 53 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.96% 0.52% 0.29%
As % of the General category 3.48% 1.77% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 10
North West median daily rate £400 £463 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% -11.90% +2.44%
10th Percentile £313 £355 £401
90th Percentile £444 £600 £600
England median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £14.05 £33.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -58.06% +103.03% +32.00%

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 1,522 1,696 1,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.57% 29.37% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 1,033 1,048
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £225
90th Percentile £588 £600 £571
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 78 101
North West median hourly rate £28.42 £20.50 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.63% -23.59% -19.91%
10th Percentile £13.90 £12.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £45.23 £59.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £29.50 £26.22 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.53% +4.86% -7.15%

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 April 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 23 April 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 +25 28 £385 -16.76%
Lancashire - 18 £419 - 3
Cheshire +1 6 £440 +17.33% 5
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 22 (41.51%) C#
2 22 (41.51%) CRM
3 14 (26.42%) Software Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Windows
4 12 (22.64%) .NET
5 11 (20.75%) VBScript
5 11 (20.75%) VB
5 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
5 11 (20.75%) SLA
5 11 (20.75%) Citrix
5 11 (20.75%) OCX
5 11 (20.75%) MSI
5 11 (20.75%) AdminStudio
5 11 (20.75%) Application Packaging
5 11 (20.75%) QA
5 11 (20.75%) Ivanti
5 11 (20.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (20.75%) SCCM
5 11 (20.75%) Workflow
5 11 (20.75%) VMware
5 11 (20.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (20.75%) XenApp
5 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
5 11 (20.75%) Visualisation
5 11 (20.75%) Wise Package Studio
5 11 (20.75%) Windows 8
5 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
5 11 (20.75%) Xerox

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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.77%) MariaDB
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) AdminStudio
1 11 (20.75%) MSI
1 11 (20.75%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (5.66%) JIRA
3 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.89%) eggPlant
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Law
4 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Billing Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Business Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Applications Packager
4 10 (18.87%) .NET Developer
5 9 (16.98%) CRM Analyst
6 8 (15.09%) Billing Business Analyst
6 8 (15.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (15.09%) C# Developer
6 8 (15.09%) CRM Business Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Service Design Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Service Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Service Transition Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Software Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) OCX
3 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.66%) XML
5 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (3.77%) jQuery
5 2 (3.77%) JSON
5 2 (3.77%) React
5 2 (3.77%) WCF
6 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) AS400
2 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) iSeries
2 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
2 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
2 11 (20.75%) Windows 8
2 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.77%) CentOS
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) CRM
2 14 (26.42%) Software Testing
3 11 (20.75%) Application Packaging
3 11 (20.75%) Application Virtualisation
3 11 (20.75%) Personalization
3 11 (20.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (20.75%) Visualisation
3 11 (20.75%) Workflow
4 6 (11.32%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (11.32%) ITIL
4 6 (11.32%) Process Improvement
5 5 (9.43%) MVC
5 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.66%) Document Management
7 3 (5.66%) Project Management
7 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.66%) Service Design
7 3 (5.66%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.66%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) C#
2 11 (20.75%) VB
2 11 (20.75%) VBScript
3 10 (18.87%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.55%) VBA
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 3 (5.66%) PHP
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (5.66%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) QA
1 11 (20.75%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft App-V
1 11 (20.75%) Virtual Desktop
1 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (20.75%) XenApp
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Citrix
2 11 (20.75%) Ivanti
2 11 (20.75%) VMware
2 11 (20.75%) Xerox
3 10 (18.87%) Oracle
4 5 (9.43%) SAP
5 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.77%) Siebel
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Intapp
7 1 (1.89%) Remedy
7 1 (1.89%) Reuters
7 1 (1.89%) Sandvine
7 1 (1.89%) Tableau