The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 130 162 173
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +11
Contract jobs citing Billing 13 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the General category 0.76% 1.06% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 27
Average daily rate £481 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £315 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £422
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.24 £10.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -69.85%
Billing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1721 2635 3244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 55.80% 51.94% 54.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1350 2053 2414
Average daily rate £525 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 50
Average hourly rate £39.75 £17.87 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.50% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.99 £13.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the City of London region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the City of London region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) SOA
4 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) MS Project Server
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) MS Project
6 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (12.12%) ERP
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
6 4 (12.12%) Practice Management
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (12.12%) Data Extraction
6 4 (12.12%) Revenue Management
6 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (9.09%) Splunk
7 3 (9.09%) Puppet
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) MS Project Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (6.06%) Documaker
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.03%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (6.06%) Route 53
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle ODI
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.06%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) MS Access
4 1 (3.03%) PowerPivot
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Back Office
3 3 (9.09%) Law
4 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
1 8 (24.24%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.18%) IT Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Senior IT Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Transformation Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Billing Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Billing Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Transformation Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.06%) WebCenter
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.03%) MDX
3 1 (3.03%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Extraction
2 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.03%) Fintech
4 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Migration
2 6 (18.18%) SOA
3 4 (12.12%) ERP
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Practice Management
3 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Revenue Management
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.09%) System Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Content Management
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.06%) ETL
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) Jython
3 2 (6.06%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.03%) PMP
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) FATCA
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Hyperion
3 3 (9.09%) Splunk
4 2 (6.06%) Siebel
4 2 (6.06%) WorldPay
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Tableau
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