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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 150 138 169
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +31
Contract jobs citing Billing 11 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.61% 0.68%
As % of the General category 0.68% 1.11% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 27
Median daily rate £538 £550 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +56.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £460 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £740 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.48 -
% change year-on-year
+48.42% -
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
1617 1885 3047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.88% 54.35% 51.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1470 2383
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 22
Median hourly rate £20.34 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.84 £14.10 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.35 £50.00 £27.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Billing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 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 3 December 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Billing.

1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Degree
3 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
4 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle
5 5 (17.24%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Legal
6 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
6 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
6 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
6 4 (13.79%) Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
7 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.34%) Data Management
7 3 (10.34%) JIRA
7 3 (10.34%) LANDesk
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (10.34%) Siebel
7 3 (10.34%) Windows
7 3 (10.34%) VBA
7 3 (10.34%) .NET
7 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
7 3 (10.34%) Law
7 3 (10.34%) Workflow
7 3 (10.34%) Remedy
7 3 (10.34%) Python
7 3 (10.34%) Feasibility Study

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Documaker
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
1 2 (6.90%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) Extranet
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Pentaho
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) OLTP
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
2 4 (13.79%) Legal
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Law
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Publishing
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Project Manager
3 7 (24.14%) Billing Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Billing Business Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Billing Project Manager
3 7 (24.14%) Business Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Business Systems Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Business Systems Manager
3 7 (24.14%) Project Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Middleware Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Billing Support
6 1 (3.45%) IoT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.90%) WebCenter
3 1 (3.45%) Kafka
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.45%) XSD
3 1 (3.45%) XSL
3 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.90%) Hedge funds
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Data Management
4 3 (10.34%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (10.34%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
4 3 (10.34%) Workflow
5 2 (6.90%) Business Development
5 2 (6.90%) Content Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (6.90%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Market Research
5 2 (6.90%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Revenue Management
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) VBA
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.90%) Jython
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Marathon
2 1 (3.45%) Mesos
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) LANDesk
2 3 (10.34%) Remedy
2 3 (10.34%) Siebel
3 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.90%) Greenplum
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Tableau
3 2 (6.90%) WorldPay
4 1 (3.45%) Apigee