The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 318 310 302
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Billing 116 124 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.21% 1.12% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 85 65
Median daily rate £340 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £420 £355
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +18.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-31.76% +20.00%
Billing
England

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

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9575 11075 10613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.25% 47.01% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6921 8012 7405
Median daily rate £485 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 123 139
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.69 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £59.22 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Billing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in London

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Billing
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Billing Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Billing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +42 19 £288 -32.35% 8
Canary Wharf +5 5 £438 +2.94%
Croydon - 2 £340 -
Harrow - 1 £300 -
Hammersmith - 1 £188 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for Billing.

1 76 (36.02%) Finance
2 41 (19.43%) Oracle
3 34 (16.11%) SAP
3 34 (16.11%) CRM
4 33 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (15.17%) Microsoft
5 32 (15.17%) SQL
6 31 (14.69%) Telecoms
7 30 (14.22%) Change Management
7 30 (14.22%) Business Analysis
7 30 (14.22%) Windows
8 27 (12.80%) MS Excel
9 24 (11.37%) MS Office
9 24 (11.37%) Migration
10 23 (10.90%) ITIL
11 22 (10.43%) Internet
11 22 (10.43%) SharePoint
11 22 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (10.43%) Banking
12 20 (9.48%) SQL Server
12 20 (9.48%) Project Management
12 20 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (9.48%) Data Centre
13 19 (9.00%) Degree
14 18 (8.53%) .NET
14 18 (8.53%) PRINCE2
15 17 (8.06%) Unix
15 17 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (8.06%) Windows 7
16 15 (7.11%) MS Project

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 22 (10.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.37%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.42%) CMS
4 2 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.95%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.47%) Documentum
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.47%) PrestaShop
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.37%) MS Office
3 15 (7.11%) MS Project
4 12 (5.69%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.21%) CSG Singleview
1 11 (5.21%) SAP FI
2 6 (2.84%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (2.84%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (2.37%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.37%) SAP SD
4 4 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (1.90%) SAP FS
5 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.95%) Documaker
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.95%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.95%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.95%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.37%) SaaS
2 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.43%) Internet
2 8 (3.79%) Extranet
2 8 (3.79%) Intranet
3 6 (2.84%) Ethernet
3 6 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.84%) Wireless
4 4 (1.90%) 4G
4 4 (1.90%) VPN
5 3 (1.42%) LAN
6 2 (0.95%) 3G
6 2 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.95%) MVNO
6 2 (0.95%) SSL
6 2 (0.95%) VoIP
6 2 (0.95%) WAN
6 2 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.47%) FWSM
7 1 (0.47%) IPsec
7 1 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.84%) Pentaho
3 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.42%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.47%) BODI
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.47%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.69%) JIRA
2 6 (2.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.95%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.95%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.47%) CaliberRM
4 1 (0.47%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.47%) Selenium
4 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 76 (36.02%) Finance
2 31 (14.69%) Telecoms
3 22 (10.43%) Banking
4 14 (6.64%) Law
5 11 (5.21%) Legal
6 10 (4.74%) Marketing
7 9 (4.27%) Financial Institution
8 8 (3.79%) Investment Banking
9 7 (3.32%) Retail
10 6 (2.84%) General Ledger
11 3 (1.42%) Advertising
11 3 (1.42%) Front Office
11 3 (1.42%) Publishing
12 2 (0.95%) Local Government
13 1 (0.47%) Back Office
13 1 (0.47%) French Language
13 1 (0.47%) German Language
13 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 61 (28.91%) Analyst
2 37 (17.54%) Consultant
3 30 (14.22%) Project Manager
4 23 (10.90%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.16%) Applications Support
6 12 (5.69%) Financial Analyst
6 12 (5.69%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.21%) Billing Analyst
7 11 (5.21%) Billing Consultant
8 10 (4.74%) Billing Support
8 10 (4.74%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (4.74%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.74%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.27%) Finance Business Analyst
9 9 (4.27%) IT Analyst
10 8 (3.79%) Financial Business Analyst
11 7 (3.32%) Banking Analyst
11 7 (3.32%) Banking Business Analyst
11 7 (3.32%) E-Commerce Manager
11 7 (3.32%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.53%) .NET
2 6 (2.84%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.90%) Web Services
4 3 (1.42%) EDI
4 3 (1.42%) HTML
4 3 (1.42%) XML
5 2 (0.95%) CSS
5 2 (0.95%) Middleware
5 2 (0.95%) REST
5 2 (0.95%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.47%) JMS
6 1 (0.47%) JSON
6 1 (0.47%) OAuth
6 1 (0.47%) OpenID
6 1 (0.47%) PlayReady
6 1 (0.47%) SAML
6 1 (0.47%) SOAP
6 1 (0.47%) Widevine
6 1 (0.47%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (9.48%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.69%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.79%) User Experience
5 7 (3.32%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.32%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (2.84%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.42%) CMDB
7 3 (1.42%) iPad
8 2 (0.95%) BYOD
8 2 (0.95%) Handset
8 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.95%) iPhone
8 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.95%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.47%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.22%) Windows
2 17 (8.06%) Unix
2 17 (8.06%) Windows 7
3 9 (4.27%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.37%) Solaris
6 3 (1.42%) Android
7 2 (0.95%) Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.11%) CRM
2 33 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (14.22%) Business Analysis
3 30 (14.22%) Change Management
4 24 (11.37%) Migration
5 23 (10.90%) ITIL
6 22 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (9.48%) Project Management
8 18 (8.53%) PRINCE2
9 17 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (6.64%) E-Commerce
11 12 (5.69%) Data Management
11 12 (5.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (5.69%) Workflow
12 10 (4.74%) Document Management
13 9 (4.27%) Data Migration
13 9 (4.27%) Logistics
14 8 (3.79%) Programme Management
14 8 (3.79%) SDLC
15 7 (3.32%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.17%) SQL
2 11 (5.21%) Java
3 8 (3.79%) C#
3 8 (3.79%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.84%) VBA
5 4 (1.90%) ABAP
6 3 (1.42%) Python
7 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.95%) Jython
8 1 (0.47%) C
8 1 (0.47%) Perl
8 1 (0.47%) Ruby
8 1 (0.47%) Tcl
8 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.47%) VB
8 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (9.00%) Degree
2 7 (3.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (2.37%) A+ Certification
3 5 (2.37%) ACDT
3 5 (2.37%) ACHDS
3 5 (2.37%) ACTC
3 5 (2.37%) MCDST
3 5 (2.37%) MCP
3 5 (2.37%) MCSA
3 5 (2.37%) MCSE
3 5 (2.37%) MCSM
3 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.37%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (0.95%) MBA
5 1 (0.47%) CCDP
5 1 (0.47%) CCNA
5 1 (0.47%) CCNP
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.79%) QA
2 7 (3.32%) FATCA
3 4 (1.90%) SLA
4 2 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.47%) ISO20022
System Software
1 10 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.84%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (19.43%) Oracle
2 34 (16.11%) SAP
3 32 (15.17%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.11%) PeopleSoft
5 9 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.79%) Guidewire
6 8 (3.79%) HP
6 8 (3.79%) Siebel
7 7 (3.32%) Apple
7 7 (3.32%) Remedy
8 6 (2.84%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.84%) Greenplum
8 6 (2.84%) Tableau
9 5 (2.37%) Citrix
9 5 (2.37%) EMC
9 5 (2.37%) LANDesk
9 5 (2.37%) Lotus
10 4 (1.90%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.42%) Google
11 3 (1.42%) VMware
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