The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 166 166 189
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Contract jobs citing Billing 28 52 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.74% 0.47%
As % of the General category 0.97% 1.26% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 25
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £311 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £358 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.09% -10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.47%
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2897 4117 4567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.90% 58.31% 59.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2196 3112 3478
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 74 58
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.93 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.74% -0.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Billing
London

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014, 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 29 (37.66%) Oracle
2 28 (36.36%) Finance
3 14 (18.18%) Java
3 14 (18.18%) Revenue Management
4 13 (16.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (16.88%) WebCenter
4 13 (16.88%) WebLogic
4 13 (16.88%) Middleware
5 12 (15.58%) Telecoms
5 12 (15.58%) WebLogic Portal
6 11 (14.29%) Python
6 11 (14.29%) CRM
6 11 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
7 10 (12.99%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.99%) SOA
7 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (11.69%) Banking
8 9 (11.69%) ETL
8 9 (11.69%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (10.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (10.39%) SQL
9 8 (10.39%) Jython
9 8 (10.39%) JIRA
9 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
9 8 (10.39%) Oracle Identity Management
9 8 (10.39%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (10.39%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 8 (10.39%) Force.com
9 8 (10.39%) Visualforce
9 8 (10.39%) Apex Code

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 13 (16.88%) WebLogic
2 12 (15.58%) WebLogic Portal
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.90%) nginx
5 3 (3.90%) Node.js
6 1 (1.30%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.30%) Apache
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Office
2 5 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.60%) MS Project
4 2 (2.60%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (9.09%) Documaker
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle FAH
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (2.60%) Bankmaster
6 2 (2.60%) SAP FI
7 1 (1.30%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.30%) SAP SD
7 1 (1.30%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.30%) SAP CO
7 1 (1.30%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Force.com
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 4 (5.19%) SSL
2 4 (5.19%) HTTP
3 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) AMQP
3 3 (3.90%) Wireless
4 2 (2.60%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.90%) OLTP
7 3 (3.90%) OLAP
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.60%) QlikView
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) JIRA
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.30%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 28 (36.36%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.69%) Banking
4 6 (7.79%) General Ledger
5 4 (5.19%) Marketing
5 4 (5.19%) Legal
5 4 (5.19%) Games
6 2 (2.60%) Publishing
6 2 (2.60%) Back Office
6 2 (2.60%) Law
7 1 (1.30%) Advertising
7 1 (1.30%) French Language
7 1 (1.30%) German Language
7 1 (1.30%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Retail
7 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) Consultant
3 12 (15.58%) Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Oracle Consultant
4 10 (12.99%) Middleware Consultant
5 8 (10.39%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Operations Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Operations Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Scala Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Data Migration Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.90%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Applications Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Applications Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Migration Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) Middleware
1 13 (16.88%) Oracle Fusion
1 13 (16.88%) WebCenter
2 8 (10.39%) Visualforce
3 7 (9.09%) JMS
3 7 (9.09%) JDBC
3 7 (9.09%) XML
4 4 (5.19%) HTML
4 4 (5.19%) RESTful
4 4 (5.19%) Akka
5 3 (3.90%) WinForms
5 3 (3.90%) XSD
5 3 (3.90%) XSL
5 3 (3.90%) XSLT
6 2 (2.60%) Web Services
7 1 (1.30%) .NET
7 1 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Credit Derivative
1 4 (5.19%) Derivative
2 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.90%) Online Games
2 3 (3.90%) Open Source
3 2 (2.60%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Android
3 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Revenue Management
2 11 (14.29%) CRM
3 10 (12.99%) E-Commerce
3 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (12.99%) SOA
4 9 (11.69%) ETL
5 8 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.09%) Content Management
7 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
7 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.79%) Workflow
7 6 (7.79%) Migration
7 6 (7.79%) DevOps
7 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.49%) Use Case
8 5 (6.49%) Release Management
8 5 (6.49%) Build Automation
8 5 (6.49%) TDD
9 4 (5.19%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) Java
2 11 (14.29%) Python
3 8 (10.39%) SQL
3 8 (10.39%) Jython
3 8 (10.39%) Apex Code
3 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
3 8 (10.39%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 4 (5.19%) Scala
4 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.90%) C#
6 2 (2.60%) Perl
7 1 (1.30%) PHP
7 1 (1.30%) C
7 1 (1.30%) ABAP
7 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.30%) ACCA
3 1 (1.30%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.49%) QA
3 4 (5.19%) SLA
4 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.30%) GAAP
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (6.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (9.09%) Siebel
4 5 (6.49%) Remedy
5 3 (3.90%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (3.90%) SAP
5 3 (3.90%) Pegasus
6 2 (2.60%) Comverse
7 1 (1.30%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) Google
7 1 (1.30%) Advent
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.30%) Citrix
7 1 (1.30%) Hyperion