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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 358 327 290
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -37
Contract jobs citing Billing 76 104 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.47% 0.61%
As % of the General category 0.82% 1.01% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 71 94
Median daily rate £500 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £16.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.48 -
% change year-on-year
+48.42% -
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
9318 10272 10764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.93% 45.99% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6701 7182 7959
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 117
Median hourly rate £21.03 £24.23 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £13.56 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +17.10%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -6 11 £538 -10.41% 2
Croydon - 1 £383 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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 London region with a requirement for Billing.

1 58 (31.87%) Finance
2 33 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (17.03%) Oracle
4 27 (14.84%) Project Management
5 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 26 (14.29%) Windows
6 25 (13.74%) SAP
7 24 (13.19%) CRM
8 22 (12.09%) SQL
8 22 (12.09%) Telecoms
9 20 (10.99%) MS Excel
9 20 (10.99%) Degree
10 19 (10.44%) Windows 7
10 19 (10.44%) Migration
11 18 (9.89%) Change Management
11 18 (9.89%) .NET
11 18 (9.89%) PRINCE2
11 18 (9.89%) Business Analysis
11 18 (9.89%) Marketing
12 17 (9.34%) SQL Server
12 17 (9.34%) MS Project
13 16 (8.79%) Banking
14 15 (8.24%) Data Centre
15 13 (7.14%) Document Management
15 13 (7.14%) Workflow
15 13 (7.14%) Law
15 13 (7.14%) Internet
15 13 (7.14%) Active Directory
16 12 (6.59%) ITIL
16 12 (6.59%) SharePoint

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 12 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.65%) Documentum
4 3 (1.65%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.65%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.55%) Confluence
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.34%) MS Project
3 12 (6.59%) MS Visio
4 11 (6.04%) MS Office
5 3 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
1 7 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (3.30%) CSG Singleview
2 6 (3.30%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (3.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (3.30%) SAP SD
3 4 (2.20%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (1.65%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.65%) SAP FS
5 2 (1.10%) Documaker
5 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.10%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.10%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) SaaS
2 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.10%) IaaS
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.14%) Internet
2 6 (3.30%) Extranet
2 6 (3.30%) Intranet
2 6 (3.30%) SAN
3 5 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.75%) VPN
4 4 (2.20%) Wireless
5 3 (1.65%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.65%) Firewall
5 3 (1.65%) LAN
5 3 (1.65%) VLAN
6 2 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.10%) DMZ
6 2 (1.10%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.10%) FWSM
6 2 (1.10%) IPsec
6 2 (1.10%) MPLS
6 2 (1.10%) OSPF
6 2 (1.10%) SSL
6 2 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.20%) Pentaho
4 3 (1.65%) DB2
4 3 (1.65%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.65%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.10%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.55%) Big Data
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (4.95%) JIRA
2 4 (2.20%) SoapUI
2 4 (2.20%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.65%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.55%) CaliberRM
5 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.55%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.55%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.55%) Toad
5 1 (0.55%) VersionOne
General
1 58 (31.87%) Finance
2 22 (12.09%) Telecoms
3 18 (9.89%) Marketing
4 16 (8.79%) Banking
5 13 (7.14%) Law
6 9 (4.95%) Legal
7 8 (4.40%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.20%) Advertising
9 3 (1.65%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.65%) Publishing
10 2 (1.10%) Back Office
11 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.55%) Retail
11 1 (0.55%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (24.73%) Analyst
2 35 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 25 (13.74%) Consultant
4 19 (10.44%) Business Analyst
5 17 (9.34%) Architect
6 12 (6.59%) SAP Consultant
7 11 (6.04%) Billing Analyst
7 11 (6.04%) Billing Project Manager
8 9 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.40%) Billing Business Analyst
9 8 (4.40%) Project Analyst
10 7 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
10 7 (3.85%) Business Systems Manager
10 7 (3.85%) Developer
10 7 (3.85%) IT Manager
10 7 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
11 6 (3.30%) Coordinator
11 6 (3.30%) Functional Consultant
12 5 (2.75%) Applications Support
12 5 (2.75%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.89%) .NET
2 11 (6.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (2.20%) XML
4 3 (1.65%) Middleware
5 2 (1.10%) CSS
5 2 (1.10%) EDI
5 2 (1.10%) HTML
5 2 (1.10%) Web Services
5 2 (1.10%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.55%) JSON
6 1 (0.55%) Kafka
6 1 (0.55%) Node.js
6 1 (0.55%) REST
6 1 (0.55%) SOAP
6 1 (0.55%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.55%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.55%) XSD
6 1 (0.55%) XSL
6 1 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.40%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.85%) User Experience
5 6 (3.30%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.75%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.20%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.65%) iPad
8 3 (1.65%) Robotics
9 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.10%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.10%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.29%) Windows
2 19 (10.44%) Windows 7
3 9 (4.95%) Unix
4 6 (3.30%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.20%) Linux
6 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.65%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.84%) Project Management
3 24 (13.19%) CRM
4 19 (10.44%) Migration
5 18 (9.89%) Business Analysis
5 18 (9.89%) Change Management
5 18 (9.89%) PRINCE2
6 13 (7.14%) Document Management
6 13 (7.14%) Workflow
7 12 (6.59%) ITIL
8 11 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.49%) Revenue Management
10 9 (4.95%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (4.95%) SOA
11 8 (4.40%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.40%) E-Commerce
11 8 (4.40%) ERP
11 8 (4.40%) Release Management
11 8 (4.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.09%) SQL
2 7 (3.85%) Java
3 6 (3.30%) ABAP
3 6 (3.30%) C#
4 4 (2.20%) C
4 4 (2.20%) VBA
5 3 (1.65%) Python
5 3 (1.65%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.10%) Jython
6 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.55%) Ruby
7 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.55%) SOQL
7 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (10.99%) Degree
2 3 (1.65%) A+ Certification
2 3 (1.65%) ACDT
2 3 (1.65%) ACHDS
2 3 (1.65%) ACTC
2 3 (1.65%) CCNP
2 3 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.65%) MCDST
2 3 (1.65%) MCP
2 3 (1.65%) MCSA
2 3 (1.65%) MCSE
2 3 (1.65%) MCSM
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (1.10%) CCDP
3 2 (1.10%) CCNA
3 2 (1.10%) ISEB
3 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.55%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.95%) QA
2 4 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.55%) P3O
System Software
1 13 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.10%) Ansible
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.55%) Marathon
3 1 (0.55%) Mesos
3 1 (0.55%) Nagios
3 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (17.03%) Oracle
2 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 25 (13.74%) SAP
4 11 (6.04%) HP
5 7 (3.85%) IBM
5 7 (3.85%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (3.30%) EMC
6 6 (3.30%) Guidewire
6 6 (3.30%) VMware
7 4 (2.20%) Apple
7 4 (2.20%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.20%) Cisco
7 4 (2.20%) Greenplum
7 4 (2.20%) NetApp
7 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.20%) Tableau
8 3 (1.65%) Citrix
8 3 (1.65%) Lotus
8 3 (1.65%) Remedy
8 3 (1.65%) Siebel