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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 144 189 176
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -13
Contract jobs citing Billing 21 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.62% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the General category 1.16% 0.77% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 18
Median daily rate £300 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £420 £360
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-31.76% +20.00%
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
1818 3121 2993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.69% 52.58% 50.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1504 2440 2247
Median daily rate £496 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £635 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 28
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.36 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -0.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £39.05 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
4 6 (19.35%) Banking
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
5 5 (16.13%) MS Office
5 5 (16.13%) Remedy
5 5 (16.13%) Asset Management
5 5 (16.13%) Supplier Management
5 5 (16.13%) LANDesk
5 5 (16.13%) IT Asset Management
6 4 (12.90%) KYC
6 4 (12.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 4 (12.90%) System Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Cash Management
6 4 (12.90%) FATCA
6 4 (12.90%) Marketing
6 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
6 4 (12.90%) Unix
6 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
7 3 (9.68%) Python
7 3 (9.68%) Siebel
7 3 (9.68%) Publishing

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 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.13%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Documaker
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (3.23%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) 3G
2 1 (3.23%) 4G
2 1 (3.23%) Extranet
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (6.45%) Pentaho
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) BODI
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
3 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing
4 3 (9.68%) Publishing
5 2 (6.45%) Advertising
5 2 (6.45%) Law
5 2 (6.45%) Legal
6 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
6 1 (3.23%) German Language
6 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Asset Management Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Financial Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) IT Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Banking Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Billing Support
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Finance Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Financial Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Billing Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (6.45%) WebCenter
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) JMS
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
2 7 (22.58%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Asset Management
3 5 (16.13%) IT Asset Management
3 5 (16.13%) Supplier Management
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 4 (12.90%) Cash Management
4 4 (12.90%) KYC
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) System Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Business Development
5 3 (9.68%) Data Management
6 2 (6.45%) AOP
6 2 (6.45%) Content Management
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.45%) Release Management
6 2 (6.45%) Revenue Management
6 2 (6.45%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) Jython
3 2 (6.45%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) Tcl
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) MBA
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) FATCA
2 2 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) LANDesk
3 5 (16.13%) Remedy
4 3 (9.68%) Siebel
5 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
5 2 (6.45%) Greenplum
5 2 (6.45%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (6.45%) Tableau
6 1 (3.23%) Guidewire
6 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) Sun