Period
to 17 June 2018

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 17 June 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 149 161
Rank change year-on-year -29 +12 +17
Contract jobs citing Billing 24 12 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.32% 0.82%
As % of the General category 1.14% 0.77% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 17
Scotland median daily rate £450 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +11.49% -37.29%
10th Percentile £263 £233 £188
90th Percentile £601 £738 £453
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +61.29% +24.00% +2.04%

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 2,113 1,564 2,545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.55% 41.35% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,117 881 1,330
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £285 £249 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 29 19
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £31.85 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.90% +44.77% -26.67%
10th Percentile £10.22 £10.85 £9.52
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.65 £46.80
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.67
% change year-on-year +4.00% -6.24% +16.80%

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 17 June 2018.

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 17 June 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
Glasgow -17 7 £450 -18.18%
Edinburgh -16 6 £461 - 3
West Lothian +4 5 £275 -16.67%
Perth and Kinross - 2 £475 -
Billing
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Billing.

1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) SAP
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) SAP SD
4 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) General Ledger
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Broadband
6 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 3 (12.50%) B2B
6 3 (12.50%) DSL
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (12.50%) SDLC
6 3 (12.50%) API Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (8.33%) Concur
7 2 (8.33%) Prototyping

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 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SAP SD
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (8.33%) HFM
3 2 (8.33%) Markit EDM
3 2 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (8.33%) thinkFolio
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Broadband
1 3 (12.50%) DSL
1 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) General Ledger
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) SAP SD Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Billing Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Billing Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Telephony Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Transformation Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) API Testing
4 3 (12.50%) B2B
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
4 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Project Governance
5 2 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) ABAP
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP ALM
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (8.33%) Charles River
3 2 (8.33%) CODA
3 2 (8.33%) Concur
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.17%) Siebel