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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 166 169 186
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing Billing 30 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.79% 0.52%
As % of the General category 1.02% 1.35% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 40 26
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 £368 £297 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £353 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-42.52% +27.94%
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2951 4143 4694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.94% 58.28% 59.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2217 3124 3566
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 77 61
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.93 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% -0.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £48.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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 23 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 23 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 (38.67%) Oracle
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) WebLogic
2 14 (18.67%) Middleware
2 14 (18.67%) Revenue Management
2 14 (18.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 14 (18.67%) WebCenter
3 13 (17.33%) Java
3 13 (17.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 12 (16.00%) Oracle ODI
5 11 (14.67%) SOA
5 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 10 (13.33%) Python
6 10 (13.33%) Banking
7 9 (12.00%) JIRA
7 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
7 9 (12.00%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (12.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 9 (12.00%) Oracle Identity Management
7 9 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (12.00%) Jython
7 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
7 9 (12.00%) CRM
7 9 (12.00%) ETL
7 9 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (12.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database
8 8 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (10.67%) Oracle BI Publisher

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 14 (18.67%) WebLogic
2 13 (17.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.33%) nginx
6 1 (1.33%) Apache
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.33%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Office
2 5 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.67%) MS Project
4 2 (2.67%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (10.67%) Documaker
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle FAH
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (2.67%) SAP FI
6 2 (2.67%) Bankmaster
7 1 (1.33%) HFM
7 1 (1.33%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.33%) SAP SD
7 1 (1.33%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.33%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Force.com
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) HTTPS
2 5 (6.67%) SSL
2 5 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) LDAP
3 1 (1.33%) Wireless
3 1 (1.33%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle ODI
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.00%) OLTP
8 3 (4.00%) OLAP
9 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.67%) QlikView
10 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) JIRA
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.00%) General Ledger
5 4 (5.33%) Marketing
5 4 (5.33%) Legal
5 4 (5.33%) Games
6 3 (4.00%) Back Office
7 2 (2.67%) Law
7 2 (2.67%) Publishing
8 1 (1.33%) Advertising
8 1 (1.33%) French Language
8 1 (1.33%) German Language
8 1 (1.33%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.33%) Retail
8 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) Consultant
3 13 (17.33%) Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 10 (13.33%) Middleware Consultant
5 8 (10.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Operations Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Operations Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Data Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Data Migration Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Migration Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) Middleware
1 14 (18.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 14 (18.67%) WebCenter
2 8 (10.67%) JMS
2 8 (10.67%) JDBC
2 8 (10.67%) Visualforce
3 7 (9.33%) XML
4 4 (5.33%) HTML
4 4 (5.33%) Akka
5 3 (4.00%) XSD
5 3 (4.00%) XSL
5 3 (4.00%) XSLT
5 3 (4.00%) WinForms
5 3 (4.00%) RESTful
6 2 (2.67%) Web Services
7 1 (1.33%) Java EE
7 1 (1.33%) REST
7 1 (1.33%) .NET
7 1 (1.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Credit Derivative
1 4 (5.33%) Derivative
2 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.00%) Online Games
3 1 (1.33%) FMCG
3 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Windows
1 4 (5.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) Revenue Management
2 11 (14.67%) SOA
2 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 9 (12.00%) ETL
4 9 (12.00%) CRM
5 8 (10.67%) Content Management
5 8 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.33%) Migration
7 6 (8.00%) Workflow
7 6 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.00%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.67%) Build Automation
8 5 (6.67%) TDD
8 5 (6.67%) Use Case
8 5 (6.67%) Release Management
9 4 (5.33%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.33%) Pair Programming
9 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) Java
2 10 (13.33%) Python
3 9 (12.00%) Jython
3 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (12.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 8 (10.67%) Apex Code
4 8 (10.67%) SQL
5 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.33%) Scala
6 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (2.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.33%) ABAP
8 1 (1.33%) VBA
8 1 (1.33%) C
8 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.33%) ACCA
3 1 (1.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.67%) QA
3 4 (5.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.33%) GAAP
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (10.67%) Siebel
4 6 (8.00%) Remedy
5 3 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (4.00%) SAP
5 3 (4.00%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.33%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) Advent
6 1 (1.33%) Comverse
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Rate: £470.00 per day
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Huxley Associates
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