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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 345 316 316
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Contract jobs citing Billing 90 123 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the General category 0.95% 1.13% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 69 64
Median daily rate £425 £420 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -9.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £262 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £443 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.90% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+73.91% +4.54%
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
9520 10887 11007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.07% 46.61% 44.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6819 7706 7778
Median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 133 147
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.47 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +4.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.69 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.95 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

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 25 September 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
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 25 September 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 +11 14 £550 +18.27% 11
Canary Wharf -3 1 - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 68 (33.50%) Finance
2 46 (22.66%) Oracle
3 34 (16.75%) CRM
4 32 (15.76%) SQL
5 31 (15.27%) Windows
6 28 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 28 (13.79%) Change Management
7 27 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (12.81%) MS Excel
9 25 (12.32%) SAP
10 24 (11.82%) Telecoms
10 24 (11.82%) Migration
10 24 (11.82%) Data Centre
11 23 (11.33%) Degree
12 21 (10.34%) Banking
12 21 (10.34%) Business Analysis
12 21 (10.34%) SQL Server
13 20 (9.85%) MS Office
14 19 (9.36%) Internet
14 19 (9.36%) Windows 7
15 18 (8.87%) .NET
15 18 (8.87%) SharePoint
16 17 (8.37%) ITIL
17 16 (7.88%) PeopleSoft
17 16 (7.88%) Unix
17 16 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
17 16 (7.88%) Law
18 15 (7.39%) MS Project
18 15 (7.39%) Project Management
19 14 (6.90%) PRINCE2

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 18 (8.87%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.46%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.48%) Documentum
5 3 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (12.81%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.85%) MS Office
3 15 (7.39%) MS Project
4 12 (5.91%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.93%) CSG Singleview
2 7 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (2.96%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (2.96%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (2.96%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (2.46%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.97%) SAP FS
5 4 (1.97%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.99%) Documaker
6 2 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.99%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 2 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.99%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.49%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.49%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.49%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.36%) Internet
2 7 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.96%) Extranet
3 6 (2.96%) Intranet
3 6 (2.96%) SAN
3 6 (2.96%) Wireless
4 5 (2.46%) Ethernet
4 5 (2.46%) VPN
5 4 (1.97%) 4G
6 3 (1.48%) LAN
7 2 (0.99%) 3G
7 2 (0.99%) DMZ
7 2 (0.99%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.99%) Firewall
7 2 (0.99%) IPsec
7 2 (0.99%) OSPF
7 2 (0.99%) SSL
7 2 (0.99%) VoIP
7 2 (0.99%) WAN
7 2 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.96%) Pentaho
3 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.99%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.49%) BODI
6 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.49%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (5.42%) JIRA
2 6 (2.96%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.48%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.99%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.49%) CaliberRM
5 1 (0.49%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.49%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.49%) Selenium
5 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.49%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (33.50%) Finance
2 24 (11.82%) Telecoms
3 21 (10.34%) Banking
4 16 (7.88%) Law
5 13 (6.40%) Marketing
6 10 (4.93%) Financial Institution
7 9 (4.43%) Legal
8 7 (3.45%) General Ledger
9 5 (2.46%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.97%) Publishing
11 2 (0.99%) Advertising
11 2 (0.99%) Back Office
12 1 (0.49%) Front Office
12 1 (0.49%) German Language
12 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.49%) Retail
12 1 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (27.59%) Analyst
2 36 (17.73%) Consultant
3 29 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 20 (9.85%) Business Analyst
5 14 (6.90%) Billing Analyst
6 12 (5.91%) Applications Support
6 12 (5.91%) Billing Consultant
6 12 (5.91%) Oracle Consultant
7 11 (5.42%) SAP Consultant
7 11 (5.42%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.93%) Architect
8 10 (4.93%) Billing Project Manager
8 10 (4.93%) Billing Support
8 10 (4.93%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.45%) Billing Business Analyst
9 7 (3.45%) Billing Support Analyst
9 7 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
9 7 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
9 7 (3.45%) IT Analyst
9 7 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.87%) .NET
2 8 (3.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (1.48%) EDI
3 3 (1.48%) Middleware
4 2 (0.99%) CSS
4 2 (0.99%) HTML
4 2 (0.99%) REST
4 2 (0.99%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.49%) JMS
5 1 (0.49%) Node.js
5 1 (0.49%) SOAP
5 1 (0.49%) Web Services
5 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.82%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.43%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.94%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.94%) User Experience
6 7 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.48%) iPad
8 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.48%) Robotics
9 2 (0.99%) BYOD
9 2 (0.99%) Handset
9 2 (0.99%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.99%) iPhone
9 2 (0.99%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.49%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.49%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.27%) Windows
2 19 (9.36%) Windows 7
3 16 (7.88%) Unix
4 11 (5.42%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.46%) Solaris
6 3 (1.48%) Linux
6 3 (1.48%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.99%) Android
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.75%) CRM
2 28 (13.79%) Change Management
3 27 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (11.82%) Migration
5 21 (10.34%) Business Analysis
6 17 (8.37%) ITIL
7 16 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (7.39%) Project Management
9 14 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 14 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (6.40%) Data Management
10 13 (6.40%) Document Management
11 11 (5.42%) Workflow
12 10 (4.93%) Asset Management
13 9 (4.43%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.43%) Programme Management
13 9 (4.43%) Revenue Management
13 9 (4.43%) SOA
14 8 (3.94%) Release Management
14 8 (3.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.76%) SQL
2 12 (5.91%) Java
3 10 (4.93%) C#
4 7 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.97%) ABAP
5 4 (1.97%) VBA
6 3 (1.48%) Python
6 3 (1.48%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.99%) Jython
7 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.49%) C
8 1 (0.49%) Perl
8 1 (0.49%) Ruby
8 1 (0.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (11.33%) Degree
2 5 (2.46%) A+ Certification
2 5 (2.46%) ACDT
2 5 (2.46%) ACHDS
2 5 (2.46%) ACTC
2 5 (2.46%) MCDST
2 5 (2.46%) MCP
2 5 (2.46%) MCSA
2 5 (2.46%) MCSE
2 5 (2.46%) MCSM
2 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.46%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (0.99%) CCDP
3 2 (0.99%) CCNA
3 2 (0.99%) CCNP
3 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.99%) ISEB
3 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.99%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.93%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) FATCA
3 3 (1.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.49%) ISO20022
System Software
1 14 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (22.66%) Oracle
2 28 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.32%) SAP
4 16 (7.88%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (4.93%) EMC
6 9 (4.43%) HP
7 8 (3.94%) Siebel
8 7 (3.45%) Apple
8 7 (3.45%) Remedy
9 6 (2.96%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.96%) Greenplum
9 6 (2.96%) Guidewire
9 6 (2.96%) Tableau
9 6 (2.96%) VMware
10 5 (2.46%) Citrix
10 5 (2.46%) LANDesk
10 5 (2.46%) Lotus
11 4 (1.97%) Cisco
11 4 (1.97%) NetApp
11 4 (1.97%) Salesforce.com