Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 446 432 396
Rank change year-on-year -14 -36 -25
Contract jobs citing Billing 184 190 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the General category 0.84% 0.97% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 116 144
London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -9.57%
10th Percentile £173 £155 £261
90th Percentile £591 £600 £625
England median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +73.91% -14.81%

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 21790 19499 21952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.26% 43.23% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15758 14007 15539
London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £290
90th Percentile £688 £675 £674
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 200 238
London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +11.25%
10th Percentile £13.75 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £56.87 £52.27
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -1 31 £488 +14.71% 7
West London +7 20 £513 +156.25% 2
South London -25 3 £415 +22.06%
Billing
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 London region with a requirement for Billing.

1 82 (44.57%) Finance
2 40 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (19.02%) Telecoms
4 30 (16.30%) SAP
5 29 (15.76%) Oracle
6 27 (14.67%) Banking
7 26 (14.13%) DevOps
8 19 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (10.33%) Degree
8 19 (10.33%) Test Automation
8 19 (10.33%) SQL
9 18 (9.78%) Oracle Financials
9 18 (9.78%) CRM
9 18 (9.78%) Microsoft
9 18 (9.78%) Migration
10 17 (9.24%) Legal
10 17 (9.24%) Project Management
10 17 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (8.70%) Waterfall
11 16 (8.70%) SDLC
12 15 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (8.15%) Change Management
12 15 (8.15%) Internet
12 15 (8.15%) Oracle Receivables
12 15 (8.15%) Oracle Payables
12 15 (8.15%) Oracle EBS R12
13 14 (7.61%) IaaS
13 14 (7.61%) Python
13 14 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
13 14 (7.61%) Java

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 (6.52%) Apache
2 10 (5.43%) Confluence
3 8 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (3.80%) CMS
5 2 (1.09%) SAS
5 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (0.54%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.98%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (3.80%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.72%) HipChat
6 4 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (9.78%) Oracle Financials
2 15 (8.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (8.15%) Oracle Payables
2 15 (8.15%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (7.61%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (7.07%) Oracle Assets
4 13 (7.07%) Oracle General Ledger
5 12 (6.52%) Oracle iProcurement
6 10 (5.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 10 (5.43%) SAP SD
7 8 (4.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 8 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
8 6 (3.26%) Magento
9 5 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (2.17%) SAP FI
11 3 (1.63%) BigMachines
11 3 (1.63%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
12 2 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
12 2 (1.09%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.61%) IaaS
3 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (4.35%) GitHub
4 8 (4.35%) PaaS
5 7 (3.80%) Slack
5 7 (3.80%) Trello
6 6 (3.26%) SaaS
7 4 (2.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 3 (1.63%) Force.com
8 3 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (1.09%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.09%) HP Helion
9 2 (1.09%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.54%) AdWords
10 1 (0.54%) Serverless
10 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.15%) Internet
2 12 (6.52%) SMS
3 10 (5.43%) WAN
4 9 (4.89%) Firewall
5 8 (4.35%) VPN
6 7 (3.80%) MPLS
7 6 (3.26%) DHCP
7 6 (3.26%) DNS
7 6 (3.26%) LAN
7 6 (3.26%) Network Security
7 6 (3.26%) VLAN
8 4 (2.17%) 3GPP
8 4 (2.17%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.17%) Value-Added Service
9 3 (1.63%) Diameter Protocol
9 3 (1.63%) FTP
9 3 (1.63%) SIGTRAN
10 2 (1.09%) 3G
10 2 (1.09%) 4G
10 2 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.98%) Flink
2 8 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
3 7 (3.80%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.63%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.09%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.09%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.54%) Big Data
8 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.54%) MySQL
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.54%) QlikView
8 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.54%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (6.52%) JIRA
2 11 (5.98%) TeamCity
3 6 (3.26%) Bitbucket
3 6 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.26%) git-flow
3 6 (3.26%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.26%) Maven
4 1 (0.54%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.54%) LSMW
4 1 (0.54%) PEAR
4 1 (0.54%) Selenium
4 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 82 (44.57%) Finance
2 35 (19.02%) Telecoms
3 27 (14.67%) Banking
4 17 (9.24%) Legal
5 12 (6.52%) Investment Banking
6 11 (5.98%) Financial Institution
7 9 (4.89%) Marketing
8 5 (2.72%) Back Office
8 5 (2.72%) Law
9 4 (2.17%) General Ledger
9 4 (2.17%) Music Industry
10 2 (1.09%) Advertising
10 2 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (1.09%) French Language
10 2 (1.09%) Retail
11 1 (0.54%) German Language
11 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.54%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (28.26%) Analyst
2 31 (16.85%) Consultant
3 26 (14.13%) Business Analyst
4 19 (10.33%) Developer
5 16 (8.70%) Architect
5 16 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
6 11 (5.98%) Build and Configuration Engineer
6 11 (5.98%) Build Engineer
6 11 (5.98%) Configuration Engineer
6 11 (5.98%) Java Engineer
7 10 (5.43%) SAP SD Consultant
7 10 (5.43%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.89%) Financial Analyst
8 9 (4.89%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.35%) Billing Analyst
9 8 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
9 8 (4.35%) Oracle Analyst
9 8 (4.35%) Oracle Support Analyst
10 6 (3.26%) Administrator
10 6 (3.26%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.98%) XML
2 7 (3.80%) CSS
2 7 (3.80%) HTML
2 7 (3.80%) JSON
3 6 (3.26%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (3.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (2.72%) SAP Smart Forms
5 4 (2.17%) Django
5 4 (2.17%) Spring
5 4 (2.17%) Velocity
6 3 (1.63%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.63%) COM
6 3 (1.63%) J2EE
6 3 (1.63%) Web Services
7 2 (1.09%) NumPy
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.09%) Pandas
7 2 (1.09%) SciPy
8 1 (0.54%) React
8 1 (0.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.61%) Virtual Team
3 11 (5.98%) Fintech
3 11 (5.98%) Hedge funds
4 10 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.72%) Smart Meter
7 4 (2.17%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.17%) User Experience
8 3 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.63%) PMI
8 3 (1.63%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.63%) Wiki
9 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.09%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.09%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.43%) Linux
2 5 (2.72%) Unix
3 3 (1.63%) Android
3 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.09%) Windows
5 1 (0.54%) CentOS
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (14.13%) DevOps
3 19 (10.33%) Test Automation
4 18 (9.78%) CRM
4 18 (9.78%) Migration
5 17 (9.24%) Project Management
6 16 (8.70%) SDLC
6 16 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 15 (8.15%) Change Management
7 15 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (7.07%) ERP
9 12 (6.52%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.52%) Workflow
10 11 (5.98%) AOP
10 11 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (5.98%) Code Optimisation
10 11 (5.98%) TDD
11 10 (5.43%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.89%) Practice Management
12 9 (4.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.33%) SQL
2 14 (7.61%) Java
2 14 (7.61%) Python
3 13 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.98%) C++
5 7 (3.80%) ABAP
5 7 (3.80%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.26%) Groovy
7 4 (2.17%) GraphQL
7 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.09%) PHP
8 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.09%) VBA
9 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (10.33%) Degree
2 6 (3.26%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.17%) AWS Certification
3 4 (2.17%) PMP
4 3 (1.63%) APMP
5 2 (1.09%) CAPM
5 2 (1.09%) CCNP
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) CCIE
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) QA
2 4 (2.17%) SLA
3 3 (1.63%) GCP
3 3 (1.63%) P3O
4 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.54%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 9 (4.89%) Docker
2 5 (2.72%) Firmware
3 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) Rancher
2 6 (3.26%) Ansible
3 5 (2.72%) Nagios
3 5 (2.72%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.54%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (16.30%) SAP
2 29 (15.76%) Oracle
3 18 (9.78%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.35%) Huawei
6 7 (3.80%) ServiceNow
6 7 (3.80%) Siebel
7 5 (2.72%) HP
7 5 (2.72%) IBM
8 4 (2.17%) Cisco
8 4 (2.17%) Google
8 4 (2.17%) Reuters
9 3 (1.63%) Guidewire
9 3 (1.63%) hybris
9 3 (1.63%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.09%) Apple
10 2 (1.09%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.09%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.09%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.09%) Tableau