The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 180 162 180
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing Billing 21 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.66% 0.42%
As % of the General category 0.73% 1.23% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £230 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £615 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £374
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-37.83% -2.60%
Billing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2876 3334 3619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.49% 53.28% 56.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2232 2494 2759
Average daily rate £475 £486 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.26% +2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 47
Average hourly rate £19.72 £21.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 28 (56.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Oracle
3 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (20.00%) CRM
4 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (18.00%) WebLogic
5 9 (18.00%) MS Office
6 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (16.00%) Project Management
6 8 (16.00%) Middleware
6 8 (16.00%) Revenue Management
6 8 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (14.00%) Documaker
7 7 (14.00%) WebCenter
7 7 (14.00%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (14.00%) SOA
8 6 (12.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.00%) .NET
8 6 (12.00%) JIRA
8 6 (12.00%) QA
8 6 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (12.00%) WorldPay
9 5 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (10.00%) Data Quality
9 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.00%) MS Office
3 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Documaker
2 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.00%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.00%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) SSL
1 5 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (8.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) FTP
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (8.00%) MS Access
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 28 (56.00%) Finance
2 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Marketing
4 3 (6.00%) Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.00%) German Language
6 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.00%) Advertising
6 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Consultant
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Middleware Team Leader
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle Team Leader
4 5 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.00%) Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Procurement Administrator
8 1 (2.00%) Payments Business Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Middleware Administrator
8 1 (2.00%) Middleware Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Account Director
8 1 (2.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Middleware
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (14.00%) WebCenter
3 6 (12.00%) .NET
4 5 (10.00%) JDBC
4 5 (10.00%) JMS
5 4 (8.00%) Web Services
6 2 (4.00%) J2EE
6 2 (4.00%) WCF
7 1 (2.00%) Mason
7 1 (2.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) IVR
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
1 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (8.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) CRM
2 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (16.00%) Project Management
2 8 (16.00%) Revenue Management
3 7 (14.00%) SOA
4 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Content Management
6 3 (6.00%) Service Management
7 2 (4.00%) B2B
7 2 (4.00%) B2C
7 2 (4.00%) Change Management
7 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.00%) Workflow
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.00%) C#
2 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) ABAP
3 2 (4.00%) Python
3 2 (4.00%) Jython
3 2 (4.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (2.00%) COBOL
4 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 5 (10.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) WorldPay
4 5 (10.00%) SAP
4 5 (10.00%) Remedy
5 3 (6.00%) Siebel
5 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) Sage
7 1 (2.00%) Comverse
7 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.00%) Cerillion
7 1 (2.00%) Planview
7 1 (2.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.00%) Adobe
7 1 (2.00%) Ariba
7 1 (2.00%) Hyperion