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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 142 183
Rank change year-on-year -16 +41  
Contract jobs citing Billing 8 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.68% 0.38%
As % of the General category 0.45% 1.28% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 18
Median daily rate £550 £300 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £159 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £370 £400
% change year-on-year +11.48% -7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year - -9.09%  

Billing is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1765 1802 3013
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 54.09% 53.52% 52.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1507 2358
Median daily rate £538 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £31.50 £38.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Billing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in the City of London

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in the City of London

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in the City of London

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Billing.

1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) SLA
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Case Management
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) 4G
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) 3G
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Siebel
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Back Office
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management

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%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (6.25%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) 3G
1 2 (12.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
1 1 (6.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) 3G Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) 4G Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Network Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Network Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (6.25%) E-Business Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Logistics Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Siebel Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) Visualforce
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Case Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Break/Fix
4 1 (6.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
4 1 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Apex Code
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CAPM
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) PMO
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) New Relic
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Siebel
2 1 (6.25%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) WorldPay
2 1 (6.25%) Xerox
2 1 (6.25%) Zuora