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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 313 270 252
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -18
Contract jobs citing Billing 95 149 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.70% 0.72%
As % of the General category 0.99% 1.54% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 96 101
Average daily rate £378 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.93% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.53 £120.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.97% -86.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.24 £10.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -69.85%
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
9634 9668 10479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.49% 45.59% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6776 6971 7346
Average daily rate £500 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 103 181
Average hourly rate £26.59 £20.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 14 £481 +33.68% 8
Bromley - 1 £763 -
Croydon - 1 £300 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 72 (36.92%) Finance
2 49 (25.13%) Oracle
3 41 (21.03%) SQL
4 36 (18.46%) Telecoms
5 35 (17.95%) Project Management
5 35 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (16.41%) Java
7 25 (12.82%) PRINCE2
8 22 (11.28%) Linux
9 21 (10.77%) Unix
10 20 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (10.26%) Banking
11 19 (9.74%) Revenue Management
11 19 (9.74%) CRM
11 19 (9.74%) Windows
11 19 (9.74%) Oracle Database
12 18 (9.23%) Microsoft
12 18 (9.23%) Business Analysis
12 18 (9.23%) Degree
13 17 (8.72%) Migration
13 17 (8.72%) SAP
13 17 (8.72%) C
13 17 (8.72%) Perl
13 17 (8.72%) PL/SQL
13 17 (8.72%) Shell Script
14 15 (7.69%) Eclipse
14 15 (7.69%) Swing
14 15 (7.69%) NetBeans
14 15 (7.69%) Oracle BRM
15 14 (7.18%) Management Information System

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (3.59%) Node.js
2 5 (2.56%) JBoss
2 5 (2.56%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.03%) CMS
4 2 (1.03%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.03%) PrestaShop
4 2 (1.03%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.51%) Jetty
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (0.51%) Plone
5 1 (0.51%) SAS
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.10%) MS Project
3 7 (3.59%) MS Office
4 6 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (7.69%) Oracle BRM
2 6 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.56%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.05%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (2.05%) Oracle FAH
4 4 (2.05%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.54%) CSG Singleview
5 3 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.54%) SAP FI-GL
5 3 (1.54%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (1.54%) SAP MM
5 3 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.03%) Documaker
6 2 (1.03%) Magento
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.03%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.03%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.54%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (1.54%) SaaS
3 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.03%) PaaS
3 2 (1.03%) Route 53
3 2 (1.03%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.64%) Internet
2 6 (3.08%) 3G
3 5 (2.56%) 4G
3 5 (2.56%) MVNO
4 4 (2.05%) 2G
4 4 (2.05%) Wireless
5 3 (1.54%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (1.54%) Intranet
5 3 (1.54%) Skype
5 3 (1.54%) VPN
5 3 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.03%) Broadband
6 2 (1.03%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.03%) Firewall
6 2 (1.03%) H.323
6 2 (1.03%) MGCP
6 2 (1.03%) SCCP
6 2 (1.03%) SSL
6 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.74%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.18%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.08%) MySQL
4 6 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (2.05%) Star Schema
6 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.51%) MS Access
8 1 (0.51%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 15 (7.69%) NetBeans
2 8 (4.10%) JIRA
3 5 (2.56%) Hudson
3 5 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.03%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.03%) JUnit
4 2 (1.03%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.03%) Selenium
4 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.51%) Bugzilla
General
1 72 (36.92%) Finance
2 36 (18.46%) Telecoms
3 20 (10.26%) Banking
4 11 (5.64%) Retail
5 8 (4.10%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.59%) Law
7 5 (2.56%) Back Office
7 5 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.56%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.56%) Marketing
8 4 (2.05%) Front Office
8 4 (2.05%) Legal
9 3 (1.54%) Local Government
10 1 (0.51%) Electronics
10 1 (0.51%) French Language
10 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (21.54%) Analyst
2 41 (21.03%) Project Manager
3 25 (12.82%) Developer
4 22 (11.28%) Business Analyst
5 19 (9.74%) Architect
6 18 (9.23%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 15 (7.69%) Senior Manager
8 14 (7.18%) Billing Developer
8 14 (7.18%) C Developer
8 14 (7.18%) SQL Developer
9 13 (6.67%) Consultant
10 12 (6.15%) Financial Analyst
10 12 (6.15%) Senior Project Manager
11 9 (4.62%) Billing Project Manager
11 9 (4.62%) Transformation Manager
12 8 (4.10%) IT Manager
13 7 (3.59%) Service Analyst
13 7 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.59%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.69%) Swing
2 13 (6.67%) .NET
3 11 (5.64%) HTML
4 10 (5.13%) Web Services
4 10 (5.13%) XML
5 6 (3.08%) RESTful
6 5 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.56%) jQuery
7 3 (1.54%) CSS
7 3 (1.54%) Middleware
8 2 (1.03%) JSON
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.03%) REST
8 2 (1.03%) WebCenter
8 2 (1.03%) XMPP
8 2 (1.03%) XSL
9 1 (0.51%) JAX-RS
9 1 (0.51%) OAuth
9 1 (0.51%) OpenID
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.18%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.10%) User Experience
5 5 (2.56%) Data Extraction
5 5 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.05%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.05%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.05%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.54%) PMI
8 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.03%) Fintech
8 2 (1.03%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.51%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.28%) Linux
2 21 (10.77%) Unix
3 19 (9.74%) Windows
4 8 (4.10%) Windows 7
4 8 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.54%) Android
5 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (17.95%) Project Management
2 25 (12.82%) PRINCE2
3 20 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (9.74%) CRM
4 19 (9.74%) Revenue Management
5 18 (9.23%) Business Analysis
6 17 (8.72%) Migration
7 14 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (6.67%) SDLC
9 12 (6.15%) E-Commerce
10 11 (5.64%) ITIL
10 11 (5.64%) Risk Management
11 10 (5.13%) Change Management
11 10 (5.13%) SOA
11 10 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (4.62%) ERP
12 9 (4.62%) Programme Management
13 8 (4.10%) Cash Management
13 8 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.03%) SQL
2 32 (16.41%) Java
3 17 (8.72%) C
3 17 (8.72%) Perl
3 17 (8.72%) PL/SQL
3 17 (8.72%) Shell Script
4 8 (4.10%) C#
4 8 (4.10%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.10%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.10%) Python
5 4 (2.05%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.54%) ABAP
7 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.03%) Jython
8 1 (0.51%) AspectJ
8 1 (0.51%) PHP
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
8 1 (0.51%) VB
8 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (9.23%) Degree
2 7 (3.59%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.56%) PMP
4 5 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.05%) ISEB
6 3 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.03%) CCIE
7 2 (1.03%) CCNA
7 2 (1.03%) CCNP
7 2 (1.03%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) APMP
8 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) CAPM
8 1 (0.51%) CCA
8 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.13%) QA
2 7 (3.59%) SLA
3 6 (3.08%) FATCA
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) P3O
4 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.54%) Puppet
3 2 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 49 (25.13%) Oracle
2 18 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.72%) SAP
4 9 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.59%) Guidewire
6 4 (2.05%) ATG
6 4 (2.05%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.54%) Cisco
7 3 (1.54%) hybris
7 3 (1.54%) Pega
7 3 (1.54%) Remedy
7 3 (1.54%) Siebel
7 3 (1.54%) Splunk
8 2 (1.03%) Citrix
8 2 (1.03%) Demandware
8 2 (1.03%) HP
8 2 (1.03%) Huawei
8 2 (1.03%) Lotus
8 2 (1.03%) Polycom
8 2 (1.03%) Tableau
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