The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the 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 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 289 269 225
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -44
Contract jobs citing Billing 128 171 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.68% 0.85%
As % of the General category 1.16% 1.34% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 105 129
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £269 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Average hourly rate £23.00 £64.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.34% +258.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £43.74 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-74.84% +173.34%
Billing
England

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

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11007 12737 13684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.91% 50.69% 52.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7778 8971 9380
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 169 247
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in London

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Billing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 33 £440 +3.52% 10
Uxbridge -5 2 £175 -
Hammersmith 0 1 £400 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 112 (42.11%) Finance
2 68 (25.56%) Oracle
3 53 (19.92%) CRM
4 41 (15.41%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (14.66%) Revenue Management
6 35 (13.16%) Middleware
7 34 (12.78%) WebLogic
7 34 (12.78%) SAP
8 32 (12.03%) Oracle Fusion
9 31 (11.65%) Python
9 31 (11.65%) Siebel
9 31 (11.65%) SOA
9 31 (11.65%) WebLogic Portal
10 30 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (10.90%) Oracle EBS
11 29 (10.90%) WebCenter
12 28 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
13 27 (10.15%) Oracle ODI
13 27 (10.15%) Telecoms
13 27 (10.15%) SQL
14 26 (9.77%) Salesforce.com
14 26 (9.77%) Oracle Service Bus
14 26 (9.77%) Business Analysis
15 25 (9.40%) Content Management
15 25 (9.40%) JIRA
15 25 (9.40%) Oracle BI EE
15 25 (9.40%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 25 (9.40%) Oracle Identity Management
15 25 (9.40%) Project Management
15 25 (9.40%) Jython

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 34 (12.78%) WebLogic
2 31 (11.65%) WebLogic Portal
3 26 (9.77%) Oracle Service Bus
4 22 (8.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (6.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (3.38%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.63%) Apache
7 7 (2.63%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.38%) SAS
10 1 (0.38%) IIS
10 1 (0.38%) CMS
10 1 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 18 (6.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 16 (6.02%) MS Office
3 14 (5.26%) MS Excel
4 10 (3.76%) MS Project
5 6 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (2.26%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (10.90%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
3 21 (7.89%) Documaker
4 16 (6.02%) Oracle FAH
5 11 (4.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (4.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (2.63%) SAP IS-U
6 7 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (2.63%) HFM
7 5 (1.88%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (1.50%) SAP FI
8 4 (1.50%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (1.13%) Agresso
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.75%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.75%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.76%) Force.com
2 3 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.02%) HTTP
2 21 (7.89%) HTTPS
2 21 (7.89%) SSL
3 4 (1.50%) Internet
4 3 (1.13%) FTP
5 2 (0.75%) MPLS
5 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.75%) SAN
5 2 (0.75%) VoIP
5 2 (0.75%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) LDAP
6 1 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.38%) PSTN
6 1 (0.38%) Intranet
6 1 (0.38%) MVNO
6 1 (0.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.15%) Oracle ODI
2 25 (9.40%) Oracle BI EE
3 23 (8.65%) SQL Server
4 22 (8.27%) Oracle Database
5 21 (7.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 21 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.63%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.63%) Essbase
9 7 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.88%) SAP BI
11 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.50%) MySQL
12 4 (1.50%) OLAP
13 3 (1.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 25 (9.40%) JIRA
2 6 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.13%) Behat
3 3 (1.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.75%) Subversion
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.38%) Selenium
5 1 (0.38%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.38%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 112 (42.11%) Finance
2 27 (10.15%) Telecoms
3 22 (8.27%) General Ledger
4 20 (7.52%) Banking
5 14 (5.26%) Back Office
6 12 (4.51%) Financial Institution
7 10 (3.76%) Publishing
8 9 (3.38%) Legal
9 8 (3.01%) Advertising
9 8 (3.01%) Marketing
10 6 (2.26%) Retail
11 5 (1.88%) Investment Banking
12 4 (1.50%) Law
13 2 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.75%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.75%) Games
14 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.38%) Front Office
14 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (25.19%) Analyst
2 51 (19.17%) Consultant
3 41 (15.41%) Business Analyst
4 33 (12.41%) Developer
5 27 (10.15%) Project Manager
6 23 (8.65%) Oracle Consultant
7 19 (7.14%) Architect
8 14 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
8 14 (5.26%) PeopleSoft Analyst
8 14 (5.26%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
9 13 (4.89%) Middleware Consultant
10 12 (4.51%) PeopleSoft Consultant
10 12 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.76%) Designer
11 10 (3.76%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 9 (3.38%) Programme Manager
12 9 (3.38%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (3.38%) SAP Consultant
13 8 (3.01%) Functional Consultant
13 8 (3.01%) Peoplesoft Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.16%) Middleware
2 32 (12.03%) Oracle Fusion
3 29 (10.90%) WebCenter
4 21 (7.89%) JMS
4 21 (7.89%) JDBC
5 14 (5.26%) .NET
6 11 (4.14%) Web Services
7 9 (3.38%) Visualforce
8 6 (2.26%) XML
9 5 (1.88%) HTML
9 5 (1.88%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.88%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.88%) Grails
9 5 (1.88%) jQuery
9 5 (1.88%) Ajax
10 4 (1.50%) jBPM
10 4 (1.50%) MDX
10 4 (1.50%) WCF
10 4 (1.50%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.14%) Hedge funds
3 9 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.88%) FMCG
5 3 (1.13%) Data Conversion
5 3 (1.13%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.13%) IVR
5 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.75%) Online Games
6 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.75%) DTV
6 2 (0.75%) Equities
7 1 (0.38%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.38%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.38%) MPEG
7 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.26%) Windows
2 10 (3.76%) Linux
3 4 (1.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.13%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.75%) UNIX
6 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.38%) Debian
6 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.38%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) CentOS
6 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.92%) CRM
2 41 (15.41%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (14.66%) Revenue Management
4 31 (11.65%) SOA
5 26 (9.77%) Business Analysis
6 25 (9.40%) Content Management
6 25 (9.40%) Project Management
7 21 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (7.52%) Migration
9 18 (6.77%) GAP Analysis
10 16 (6.02%) Change Management
10 16 (6.02%) ERP
11 15 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (5.26%) ITIL
13 13 (4.89%) PRINCE2
13 13 (4.89%) Asset Management
14 11 (4.14%) Use Case
14 11 (4.14%) ETL
14 11 (4.14%) Data Migration
14 11 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.65%) Python
2 27 (10.15%) SQL
3 25 (9.40%) Jython
3 25 (9.40%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 22 (8.27%) Bash Shell
5 21 (7.89%) Java
6 9 (3.38%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.38%) C#
6 9 (3.38%) PHP
7 8 (3.01%) Apex Code
8 7 (2.63%) VBA
9 5 (1.88%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.88%) C++
10 3 (1.13%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.75%) XAML
11 2 (0.75%) ABAP
11 2 (0.75%) R
11 2 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (4.89%) Degree
2 9 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 7 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.26%) PMP
4 6 (2.26%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) RHCE
6 1 (0.38%) ACCA
6 1 (0.38%) RHCT
6 1 (0.38%) LPIC
6 1 (0.38%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.27%) Data Quality
2 11 (4.14%) QA
3 5 (1.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.75%) GAAP
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (9.02%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (9.40%) Oracle Identity Management
2 19 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (3.01%) Puppet
4 2 (0.75%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (25.56%) Oracle
2 34 (12.78%) SAP
3 31 (11.65%) Siebel
4 26 (9.77%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (7.14%) Remedy
6 17 (6.39%) PeopleSoft
7 12 (4.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.01%) Hyperion
9 6 (2.26%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.26%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.88%) JDA
10 5 (1.88%) Zend
11 3 (1.13%) Pegasus
11 3 (1.13%) Google
11 3 (1.13%) SendGrid
11 3 (1.13%) Cognos
11 3 (1.13%) Cisco
11 3 (1.13%) Primavera
12 2 (0.75%) IBM
12 2 (0.75%) Amdocs
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