Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 154 150
Rank change year-on-year -17 -4 +31
Contract jobs citing Billing 15 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the General category 0.77% 1.02% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 12
Scotland median daily rate £388 £400 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +22.42% -23.12%
10th Percentile £341 £150 £313
90th Percentile £663 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £463 £406
% change year-on-year -2.70% +13.85% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK median hourly rate £14.05 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -26.05% -5.00% +78.17%

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,958 2,064 1,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.31% 43.32% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,005 1,075 719
Scotland median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £287 £280 £263
90th Percentile £563 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 25
Scotland median hourly rate £23.75 £28.40 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.37% -21.11% +8.74%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.85 £12.40
90th Percentile £44.27 £44.95 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.83 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.21% +3.32% -5.66%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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
Glasgow -17 8 £388 +119.55% 1
Edinburgh +8 6 £450 +3.15%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Billing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Billing.

1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
1 4 (26.67%) ERP
1 4 (26.67%) VBA
1 4 (26.67%) CRM
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Collateral Management
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Time Management
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (20.00%) Front Office
2 3 (20.00%) Back Office
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay

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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Utilities
1 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
1 1 (6.67%) GIS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ERP Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) EDI
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) CRM
1 4 (26.67%) ERP
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Collateral Management
2 3 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) VBA
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica
2 1 (6.67%) SAP