Period
to 24 July 2021

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 July 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 387 302 431
Rank change year-on-year -85 +129 +54
Contract jobs citing Billing 131 84 170
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the General category 0.76% 0.89% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 50 98
10th Percentile £350 £122 £224
25th Percentile £450 £316 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £640 £534 £575
90th Percentile £675 £630 £679
England median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £23.50 - £25.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +28.57% -32.69%

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 17,196 9,427 22,739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 57.75% 58.08% 56.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,111 6,716 15,986
10th Percentile £356 £325 £319
25th Percentile £450 £419 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £623
90th Percentile £738 £738 £700
England median daily rate £513 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +3.02% +4.74% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 142 289
10th Percentile £15.20 £13.78 £11.95
25th Percentile £20.00 £19.00 £15.49
Median hourly rate £29.63 £27.30 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +8.54% +29.98% -2.01%
75th Percentile £47.38 £43.34 £31.00
90th Percentile £64.00 £54.90 £51.25
England median hourly rate £19.51 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.63% +1.23% +6.95%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Billing in London

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Billing in London

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Billing in London over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Billing in London

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

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 July 2021. 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 -19 17 £550 +10.00% 9
West London +4 2 - - 1
South London +20 1 £600 +125.56%
East London - 1 - - 4
Billing
England

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

1 50 (38.17%) Finance
2 31 (23.66%) SAP
3 26 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (19.85%) Social Skills
4 25 (19.08%) Azure
5 20 (15.27%) Migration
6 19 (14.50%) Project Management
7 18 (13.74%) Telecoms
7 18 (13.74%) AWS
7 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (12.98%) Decision-Making
8 17 (12.98%) Oracle
9 16 (12.21%) Legal
10 15 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (10.69%) Diameter Protocol
11 14 (10.69%) 5G
12 13 (9.92%) Analytics
12 13 (9.92%) 4G
12 13 (9.92%) 3G
13 11 (8.40%) Microsoft
14 10 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (7.63%) CRM
14 10 (7.63%) Data Modelling
14 10 (7.63%) Linux
14 10 (7.63%) GDPR
14 10 (7.63%) SAP S/4HANA
15 9 (6.87%) Workday
15 9 (6.87%) Hedge funds
15 9 (6.87%) Agile Project Management
15 9 (6.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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 3 (2.29%) Confluence
1 3 (2.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.53%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) Camunda
3 1 (0.76%) JBoss
3 1 (0.76%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.76%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (7.63%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (5.34%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (5.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (3.82%) Cloudability
3 5 (3.82%) SAP SD
4 4 (3.05%) HFM
4 4 (3.05%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (3.05%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (1.53%) Maximo
6 2 (1.53%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.53%) SAP PS
6 2 (1.53%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.76%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.76%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.08%) Azure
2 18 (13.74%) AWS
3 5 (3.82%) GCP
4 4 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.05%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 4 (3.05%) IaaS
4 4 (3.05%) PaaS
4 4 (3.05%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.05%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (2.29%) SaaS
5 3 (2.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 3 (2.29%) Serverless
6 2 (1.53%) Collibra
6 2 (1.53%) Force.com
6 2 (1.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.76%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.76%) npm
7 1 (0.76%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.69%) 5G
1 14 (10.69%) Diameter Protocol
2 13 (9.92%) 3G
2 13 (9.92%) 4G
3 5 (3.82%) WAN
4 3 (2.29%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.29%) LAN
4 3 (2.29%) MPLS
4 3 (2.29%) MVNO
5 2 (1.53%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.53%) GSM
6 1 (0.76%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.76%) Broadband
6 1 (0.76%) DNS
6 1 (0.76%) HTTP
6 1 (0.76%) Internet
6 1 (0.76%) ISUP
6 1 (0.76%) Network Security
6 1 (0.76%) RTSP
6 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (3.05%) Essbase
1 4 (3.05%) Power BI
1 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) Metadata
2 3 (2.29%) SAP HANA
2 3 (2.29%) Tableau
3 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) DB2
4 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.76%) Redis
4 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (4.58%) TeamCity
2 5 (3.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.82%) JIRA
3 3 (2.29%) ERwin
3 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.76%) Ant
4 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.76%) Cypress.io
4 1 (0.76%) GitLab
4 1 (0.76%) Grunt
4 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.76%) Maven
4 1 (0.76%) Mockito
4 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 50 (38.17%) Finance
2 26 (19.85%) Social Skills
3 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (13.74%) Telecoms
4 16 (12.21%) Legal
5 9 (6.87%) Financial Institution
6 7 (5.34%) Influencing Skills
6 7 (5.34%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (4.58%) General Ledger
7 6 (4.58%) Marketing
8 5 (3.82%) Public Sector
8 5 (3.82%) Retail
9 4 (3.05%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (2.29%) Law
11 2 (1.53%) Banking
11 2 (1.53%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (1.53%) Front Office
12 1 (0.76%) Advertising
12 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (20.61%) Consultant
2 20 (15.27%) Architect
3 18 (13.74%) Analyst
4 13 (9.92%) Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Senior Consultant
6 9 (6.87%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.11%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (6.11%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.58%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.58%) AWS Developer
8 6 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.58%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Cloud Consultant
8 6 (4.58%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) SAP Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) SAP Manager
10 4 (3.05%) Data Manager
10 4 (3.05%) SAP Business Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.11%) .NET
2 7 (5.34%) .NET Core
3 6 (4.58%) .NET Framework
3 6 (4.58%) Middleware
3 6 (4.58%) Web Services
4 5 (3.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.53%) ADO
5 2 (1.53%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.76%) DOM
6 1 (0.76%) EDI
6 1 (0.76%) Flash
6 1 (0.76%) HTML
6 1 (0.76%) Java EE
6 1 (0.76%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.76%) RESTful
6 1 (0.76%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.76%) SOAP
6 1 (0.76%) Velocity
6 1 (0.76%) WebGL
6 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) Hedge funds
2 5 (3.82%) Analytical Mindset
2 5 (3.82%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.05%) Replication
4 3 (2.29%) CMDB
4 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.29%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.53%) STB
5 2 (1.53%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) FMCG
6 1 (0.76%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.63%) Linux
2 4 (3.05%) Windows
3 1 (0.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.27%) Migration
3 19 (14.50%) Project Management
4 17 (12.98%) Decision-Making
5 15 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (9.92%) Analytics
7 10 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (7.63%) CRM
7 10 (7.63%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.87%) Agile Project Management
8 9 (6.87%) AOP
8 9 (6.87%) Data Protection
8 9 (6.87%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.87%) ERP
8 9 (6.87%) ITIL
8 9 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.11%) FinOps
9 8 (6.11%) Prototyping
9 8 (6.11%) Requirements Gathering
9 8 (6.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.34%) ABAP
1 7 (5.34%) C#
2 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.05%) SQL
3 3 (2.29%) Java
4 2 (1.53%) Apex Code
4 2 (1.53%) Python
4 2 (1.53%) VBA
5 1 (0.76%) ES6
5 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) Degree
2 4 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.53%) ACCA
4 2 (1.53%) CIMA
4 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.53%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.76%) CCA
5 1 (0.76%) CCIE
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) CCNP
5 1 (0.76%) CISA
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.76%) PMP
5 1 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) GDPR
2 9 (6.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.82%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.05%) Data Quality
4 4 (3.05%) QA
4 4 (3.05%) SLA
5 2 (1.53%) PMO
6 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.76%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.05%) Virtual Desktop
1 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.05%) XenApp
1 4 (3.05%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.76%) Ansible
2 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (23.66%) SAP
2 17 (12.98%) Oracle
3 11 (8.40%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.87%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (6.87%) Workday
5 5 (3.82%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (3.05%) Citrix
6 4 (3.05%) Hyperion
6 4 (3.05%) VMware
7 3 (2.29%) Google
7 3 (2.29%) Guidewire
7 3 (2.29%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.53%) BT
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco
8 2 (1.53%) IBM
8 2 (1.53%) Progress
8 2 (1.53%) Sparx
8 2 (1.53%) Splunk
9 1 (0.76%) Ariba
9 1 (0.76%) Sybase