Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 74 84
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing Billing 19 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.48% 1.68% 1.15%
As % of the General category 4.11% 4.21% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 10
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -23.81% +31.25%
10th Percentile £313 £245 £357
90th Percentile £595 £800 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £403 £419
% change year-on-year +11.80% -3.88% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.43 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 462 594 670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.95% 40.00% 35.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 256 362
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £254 £218 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 10
Reading median hourly rate £12.50 £22.35 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.07% -24.24% +47.50%
10th Percentile £10.65 £14.93 £13.00
90th Percentile £17.40 £37.18 £66.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +30.43%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Billing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in Reading

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in Reading

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in Reading

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Billing.

1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) CRM
2 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) IT Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (10.53%) Spring
6 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (10.53%) Automotive
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.53%) IVR
6 2 (10.53%) J2EE
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Unix
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Apache
6 2 (10.53%) 3GPP

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (10.53%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) 3GPP
1 2 (10.53%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (10.53%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (5.26%) SNMP
2 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Automotive
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Business Change Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Business Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Change Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Java Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Process Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) IVR
2 2 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) CRM
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security
3 4 (21.05%) IT Strategy
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Validation
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) Post-Production
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Product Management
5 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Avaya
3 1 (5.26%) Genesys
3 1 (5.26%) Huawei
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Verint
3 1 (5.26%) VMware