Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 182 193
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 0
Contract jobs citing Billing 30 16 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.29% 0.60%
As % of the General category 1.77% 0.90% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 28
North West median daily rate £463 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +2.44% +73.73%
10th Percentile £355 £401 £316
90th Percentile £600 £600 £583
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £12.00
England median hourly rate £33.50 £16.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +103.03% +32.00% -7.41%

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 1,693 1,778 2,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.33% 32.39% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,027 1,057 1,656
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £256 £225 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 101 100
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £26.83 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.59% -18.70% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.33 £13.21
90th Percentile £58.50 £52.50 £48.09
England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +4.86% -4.76% +16.67%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -11 15 £463 -15.91% 4
Cheshire -2 14 £375 - 4
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) Intapp
3 8 (26.67%) IT Strategy
4 7 (23.33%) Legal
4 7 (23.33%) General Ledger
4 7 (23.33%) Practice Management
5 6 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (20.00%) HP ALM
5 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (20.00%) HP
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) SAP
6 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) People Management
6 5 (16.67%) Test Management
7 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.33%) XPath
7 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (13.33%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (13.33%) Elite 3E
7 4 (13.33%) REST

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 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Elite 3E
1 4 (13.33%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Skype
1 1 (3.33%) SSH
1 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) General Ledger
2 7 (23.33%) Legal
3 4 (13.33%) Law
3 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Designer
4 5 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) ABAP Developer
5 3 (10.00%) SAP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (13.33%) REST
2 4 (13.33%) SOAP
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) XSLT
3 3 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Fedora
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) IT Strategy
2 7 (23.33%) Practice Management
3 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) People Management
4 5 (16.67%) Test Management
5 4 (13.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) ERP
6 3 (10.00%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Logistics
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) XPath
3 3 (10.00%) ABAP
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) Go
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) MCSE
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.33%) PMO
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Intapp
2 6 (20.00%) HP
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Progress
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat