Period
to 20 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Billing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 155 107 225
Rank change year-on-year -48 +118 +23
Contract jobs citing Billing 16 8 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.46% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.73% 0.76% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 11
10th Percentile £396 £254 £223
25th Percentile £441 £435 £253
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £588 £525 £539
90th Percentile £599 £529 £738
Central London median daily rate £575 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +15.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £34.50 - -

Billing is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,182 1,054 3,588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 60.49% 60.78% 57.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,594 736 2,764
10th Percentile £363 £306 £313
25th Percentile £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £521 £515
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% +1.21% -1.90%
75th Percentile £675 £603 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 38
10th Percentile £8.00 £13.43 £11.25
25th Percentile £16.63 £17.00 £12.76
Median hourly rate £25.50 £23.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.87% +24.32% -1.07%
75th Percentile £34.69 £40.94 £21.18
90th Percentile £42.30 £51.08 £26.30
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +15.00% +6.95%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Billing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in the City of London

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Billing in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Billing in the City of London

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Billing in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Billing in the City of London

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Billing in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Billing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Billing.

1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Azure
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Legal
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (25.00%) ITSM
5 4 (25.00%) Economics
5 4 (25.00%) AOP
5 4 (25.00%) CMDB
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
5 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
5 4 (25.00%) Spend Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) GDPR
5 4 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 4 (25.00%) Decision-Making
5 4 (25.00%) FinOps
6 3 (18.75%) Cloudability
6 3 (18.75%) Hedge funds
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) AWS
6 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
6 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) CRM

Billing
Co-occurring 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 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Cloudability
2 2 (12.50%) HFM
2 2 (12.50%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Maximo
2 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Azure
2 3 (18.75%) AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (12.50%) Essbase
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
3 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
3 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (6.25%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum Master
4 2 (12.50%) Workday Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Client Engagement Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Commercial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Commercial Finance Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Finance Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Maximo Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Sales Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) CMDB
1 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (18.75%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Analytics
4 4 (25.00%) AOP
4 4 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 4 (25.00%) Economics
4 4 (25.00%) FinOps
4 4 (25.00%) ITSM
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Spend Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Facilities Management
6 2 (12.50%) Project Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) GDPR
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (12.50%) Hyperion
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (12.50%) Workday
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Guidewire
4 1 (6.25%) VMware