Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 25 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 166 180
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14 -6
Contract jobs citing Billing 11 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.82% 0.40%
As % of the General category 0.61% 1.78% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 7
Scotland median daily rate £365 £383 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.58% +7.44% +0.28%
10th Percentile £231 £177 £238
90th Percentile £719 £456 £602
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Scotland median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -29.73%

Billing is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1790 2528 3222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.46% 45.99% 51.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1358 1624
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £263
90th Percentile £543 £527 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 63
Scotland median hourly rate £31.85 £16.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.03% -45.00% +140.00%
10th Percentile £13.75 £9.56 £9.60
90th Percentile £46.00 £45.70 £44.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year - +9.51% +1.47%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Billing in Scotland

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in Scotland

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in Scotland

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in Scotland

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Edinburgh +12 4 £325 +36.84%
Glasgow -1 2 £550 +100.00% 1
Fife - 2 £413 -
West Lothian -9 1 £330 -13.73%
Billing
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Billing.

1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Product Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (9.09%) Telepresence
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Chief Information Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Product Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planner
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow