Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 453 450 421
Rank change year-on-year -3 -29 -35
Contract jobs citing Billing 175 150 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the General category 0.86% 0.75% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 84 129
London median daily rate £498 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.74% +11.76% +4.94%
10th Percentile £260 £343 £148
90th Percentile £600 £575 £600
England median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
London median hourly rate £31.00 £14.85 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.75% -25.75% +42.86%
England median hourly rate £21.04 £15.50 £17.80
% change year-on-year +35.74% -12.92% +54.78%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 20,276 19,874 19,756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.54% 46.14% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,531 14,205 14,460
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £320 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 183 193
London median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -7.79%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £52.00 £47.76 £53.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +8.51% +4.44%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Billing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in London

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in London

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in London over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in London

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing 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 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -35 23 £450 -6.25% 8
West London -25 10 £475 +5.56%
East London - 5 £450 - 3
South London -36 2 £444 -22.83%
North London - 1 - -
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Billing.

1 68 (38.86%) Finance
2 27 (15.43%) Project Management
3 25 (14.29%) CRM
4 23 (13.14%) SAP
5 21 (12.00%) Telecoms
6 18 (10.29%) Windows
7 17 (9.71%) Migration
7 17 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (9.14%) Legal
9 15 (8.57%) SQL
9 15 (8.57%) ERP
9 15 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (8.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (8.00%) Oracle
10 14 (8.00%) Web Services
11 13 (7.43%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.43%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (7.43%) Windows 10
12 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (6.86%) QA
12 12 (6.86%) SharePoint
13 11 (6.29%) Siebel
13 11 (6.29%) SOA
13 11 (6.29%) Active Directory
13 11 (6.29%) Financial Institution
13 11 (6.29%) Business Analysis
13 11 (6.29%) Banking
13 11 (6.29%) Law
13 11 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (6.29%) Problem-Solving

Billing
Co-occurring 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 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.29%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.57%) Confluence
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.57%) nginx
3 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (4.00%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.86%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.86%) SAP CO
3 5 (2.86%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (2.86%) SAP SD
4 4 (2.29%) Elite 3E
4 4 (2.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (2.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.71%) CSG Singleview
5 3 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.57%) Maximo
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.29%) GitHub
4 4 (2.29%) IaaS
4 4 (2.29%) PaaS
5 3 (1.71%) SaaS
6 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.57%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.57%) Office 365
6 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.00%) Wireless
2 5 (2.86%) Value-Added Service
3 4 (2.29%) Internet
3 4 (2.29%) Intranet
4 3 (1.71%) 2G
4 3 (1.71%) 3G
4 3 (1.71%) 4G
5 2 (1.14%) DNS
5 2 (1.14%) LAN
5 2 (1.14%) Skype
5 2 (1.14%) WAN
6 1 (0.57%) Broadband
6 1 (0.57%) DSL
6 1 (0.57%) DWDM
6 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.57%) Firewall
6 1 (0.57%) SAN
6 1 (0.57%) SMS
6 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.14%) Siebel EIM
2 9 (5.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.71%) MySQL
4 2 (1.14%) Big Data
4 2 (1.14%) Power BI
4 2 (1.14%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.57%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.57%) gulp
2 1 (0.57%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) Moq
2 1 (0.57%) MSTest
2 1 (0.57%) NUnit
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 68 (38.86%) Finance
2 21 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 16 (9.14%) Legal
4 11 (6.29%) Banking
4 11 (6.29%) Financial Institution
4 11 (6.29%) Law
5 6 (3.43%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.86%) Retail
7 4 (2.29%) Back Office
7 4 (2.29%) German Language
7 4 (2.29%) Marketing
8 3 (1.71%) Front Office
8 3 (1.71%) Games
8 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.14%) Publishing
10 1 (0.57%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 29 (16.57%) Architect
2 28 (16.00%) Analyst
3 23 (13.14%) Project Manager
4 20 (11.43%) Developer
5 19 (10.86%) Consultant
6 15 (8.57%) Designer
7 13 (7.43%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (6.86%) Business Analyst
9 11 (6.29%) Billing Architect
10 10 (5.71%) CRM Architect
10 10 (5.71%) CRM Solutions Architect
11 9 (5.14%) IT Analyst
11 9 (5.14%) Salesforce Architect
11 9 (5.14%) Salesforce Solution Architect
11 9 (5.14%) Siebel Designer
12 8 (4.57%) Integration Architect
12 8 (4.57%) Senior Manager
12 8 (4.57%) Senior Project Manager
13 7 (4.00%) Functional Consultant
14 6 (3.43%) ERP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.00%) Web Services
2 10 (5.71%) Middleware
3 6 (3.43%) RESTful
4 5 (2.86%) SAP Smart Forms
5 4 (2.29%) .NET
5 4 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (1.71%) CSS
6 3 (1.71%) J2EE
6 3 (1.71%) Node.js
6 3 (1.71%) REST
6 3 (1.71%) XML
6 3 (1.71%) XSLT
7 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.14%) jQuery
7 2 (1.14%) Kafka
7 2 (1.14%) Laravel
7 2 (1.14%) OAuth
7 2 (1.14%) OpenID
7 2 (1.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.71%) User Experience
3 9 (5.14%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.00%) iPad
4 7 (4.00%) iPhone
5 5 (2.86%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.71%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (1.71%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.71%) Replication
7 3 (1.71%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.29%) Windows
2 13 (7.43%) Windows 10
3 9 (5.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.71%) Linux
5 3 (1.71%) Unix
5 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.57%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.43%) Project Management
2 25 (14.29%) CRM
3 17 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (9.71%) Migration
4 15 (8.57%) ERP
5 13 (7.43%) E-Commerce
5 13 (7.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (6.29%) Business Analysis
6 11 (6.29%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (6.29%) SOA
7 10 (5.71%) Change Management
7 10 (5.71%) ITIL
8 9 (5.14%) Analytics
8 9 (5.14%) Data Analysis
8 9 (5.14%) DevOps
8 9 (5.14%) EAI
8 9 (5.14%) Programme Management
9 8 (4.57%) Business Transformation
9 8 (4.57%) Order to Cash
9 8 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.57%) SQL
2 8 (4.57%) ABAP
3 6 (3.43%) Java
4 4 (2.29%) Python
5 3 (1.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.14%) C
6 2 (1.14%) C#
6 2 (1.14%) PHP
6 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.14%) XPath
7 1 (0.57%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.57%) ES6
7 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (4.57%) Degree
2 7 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.43%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.43%) PMP
4 5 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.29%) PgMP
6 2 (1.14%) IIBA
6 2 (1.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.57%) CCA
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.57%) MBA
7 1 (0.57%) MCITP
7 1 (0.57%) MCSA
7 1 (0.57%) MCSE
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.86%) QA
2 7 (4.00%) PMO
3 5 (2.86%) GCP
3 5 (2.86%) SLA
4 4 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.57%) GDPR
6 1 (0.57%) GxP
6 1 (0.57%) PSD2
System Software
1 11 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) XenApp
3 1 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.86%) SCCM
2 3 (1.71%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.57%) Ansible
3 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (13.14%) SAP
2 15 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.00%) Oracle
4 11 (6.29%) Siebel
5 9 (5.14%) Apple
6 5 (2.86%) Huawei
7 4 (2.29%) Google
7 4 (2.29%) iManage
8 3 (1.71%) Aderant
9 2 (1.14%) Citrix
9 2 (1.14%) Intapp
9 2 (1.14%) OpenText
9 2 (1.14%) Pega
10 1 (0.57%) Adobe
10 1 (0.57%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.57%) Capita
10 1 (0.57%) Cisco
10 1 (0.57%) Remedy
10 1 (0.57%) VMware