Period
to 21 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 21 February 2020 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 > South West
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 190 198 170
Rank change year-on-year +8 -28 +5
Contract jobs citing Billing 13 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the General category 0.80% 1.49% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 20
South West median daily rate £459 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £372 £375 £306
90th Percentile £511 £538 £639
England median daily rate £500 £438 £475
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South West median hourly rate £20.50 £9.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.79% - -
England median hourly rate £20.50 £14.05 £33.00
% change year-on-year +45.91% -57.42% +65.00%

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 South West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,631 2,279 1,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.65% 35.59% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,032 1,500 1,315
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £233 £300 £269
90th Percentile £626 £633 £575
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 107 67
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.85 £12.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £52.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.00

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Billing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in the South West

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in the South West

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in the South West over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in the South West

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in the South West

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. 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
Bristol +3 8 £428 -7.57% 2
Wiltshire +3 3 £525 +16.67%
Gloucestershire +6 1 - - 1
Somerset -1 1 £450 +17.26% 1
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 South West region with a requirement for Billing.

1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Line Management
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Contract Management
4 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Azure
4 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 4 (30.77%) Facilities Management
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) Back Office
4 4 (30.77%) Intranet
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) AWS
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Presales
6 2 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (15.38%) Project Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Publishing

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Azure
2 3 (23.08%) AWS
3 1 (7.69%) AWS CodePipeline
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Power Platform
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Power BI
1 1 (7.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Back Office
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Publishing
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Engagement Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Client Services Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
2 1 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Presales Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Presales Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (7.69%) Project Leader
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
1 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Contract Management
3 4 (30.77%) Facilities Management
3 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) Line Management
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Presales
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Project Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
1 1 (7.69%) PMBOK
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) BT
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Sparx