The first 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 1 August 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 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 275 253 235
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -18
Contract jobs citing Billing 137 166 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.68% 0.69%
As % of the General category 1.30% 1.34% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 96 86
Average daily rate
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£473 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £10.16 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £21.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-49.42% +27.94%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10508 12397 13580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.78% 51.06% 51.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7307 8688 9236
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 £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 185 232
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Billing
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 32 £475 +5.55% 16
Uxbridge +3 2 £175 -
Clapham - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 106 (38.83%) Finance
2 67 (24.54%) Oracle
3 52 (19.05%) CRM
4 39 (14.29%) SAP
5 35 (12.82%) SQL Server
6 34 (12.45%) SQL
7 33 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (11.72%) Telecoms
9 28 (10.26%) Business Analysis
9 28 (10.26%) Revenue Management
10 24 (8.79%) Oracle EBS
10 24 (8.79%) Middleware
11 23 (8.42%) Back Office
11 23 (8.42%) Migration
12 22 (8.06%) Banking
12 22 (8.06%) Project Management
12 22 (8.06%) Siebel
13 21 (7.69%) WebLogic
13 21 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
13 21 (7.69%) General Ledger
14 20 (7.33%) WebLogic Portal
14 20 (7.33%) SOA
15 19 (6.96%) Java
15 19 (6.96%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (6.96%) MS PowerPoint
15 19 (6.96%) WebCenter
16 18 (6.59%) Oracle BPM
16 18 (6.59%) ERP
16 18 (6.59%) Windows
16 18 (6.59%) Python

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 21 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 20 (7.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 15 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.49%) Oracle Service Bus
4 11 (4.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (2.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (2.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (2.56%) Apache
7 6 (2.20%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.37%) CMS
10 1 (0.37%) IIS
10 1 (0.37%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 19 (6.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 17 (6.23%) MS Office
3 14 (5.13%) MS Excel
4 9 (3.30%) MS Project
5 8 (2.93%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (2.93%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (8.79%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (6.59%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (4.03%) Documaker
4 10 (3.66%) Oracle FAH
5 9 (3.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (3.30%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (2.56%) SAP FI
6 7 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (2.56%) SAP IS-U
6 7 (2.56%) HFM
6 7 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (1.83%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (1.47%) SAP CO
8 4 (1.47%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (1.10%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (1.10%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.73%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.40%) Force.com
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.13%) HTTP
2 11 (4.03%) HTTPS
3 10 (3.66%) SSL
4 5 (1.83%) VoIP
4 5 (1.83%) Internet
5 3 (1.10%) WAN
5 3 (1.10%) FTP
6 2 (0.73%) PSTN
6 2 (0.73%) SMS
6 2 (0.73%) SAN
6 2 (0.73%) MPLS
6 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.37%) Extranet
7 1 (0.37%) Intranet
7 1 (0.37%) LDAP
7 1 (0.37%) LAN
7 1 (0.37%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.23%) Oracle ODI
3 16 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (5.49%) Oracle BI EE
4 15 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (4.40%) Oracle Database
5 12 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (4.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.30%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.56%) Essbase
10 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (2.20%) OLAP
11 5 (1.83%) SAP BI
11 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.47%) QlikView
12 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (5.49%) JIRA
2 5 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.73%) Selenium
4 2 (0.73%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.73%) Behat
4 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.73%) Subversion
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.37%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.37%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.37%) Maven
General
1 106 (38.83%) Finance
2 32 (11.72%) Telecoms
3 23 (8.42%) Back Office
4 22 (8.06%) Banking
5 21 (7.69%) General Ledger
6 14 (5.13%) Legal
7 11 (4.03%) Marketing
8 8 (2.93%) Retail
9 7 (2.56%) Publishing
10 6 (2.20%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.83%) Investment Banking
12 4 (1.47%) Advertising
12 4 (1.47%) Games
13 2 (0.73%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.73%) Law
14 1 (0.37%) Front Office
14 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 75 (27.47%) Analyst
2 43 (15.75%) Business Analyst
3 41 (15.02%) Consultant
3 41 (15.02%) Developer
4 22 (8.06%) Project Manager
5 21 (7.69%) Architect
6 16 (5.86%) Oracle Consultant
7 14 (5.13%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
7 14 (5.13%) PeopleSoft Analyst
7 14 (5.13%) Functional Analyst
8 13 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.40%) Middleware Consultant
9 12 (4.40%) Designer
10 11 (4.03%) PeopleSoft Consultant
10 11 (4.03%) Programme Manager
11 10 (3.66%) SAP Consultant
12 9 (3.30%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 8 (2.93%) Peoplesoft Functional Consultant
13 8 (2.93%) Functional Consultant
14 7 (2.56%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.79%) Middleware
2 21 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 19 (6.96%) WebCenter
4 16 (5.86%) .NET
5 12 (4.40%) XML
6 11 (4.03%) JDBC
6 11 (4.03%) Web Services
6 11 (4.03%) JMS
7 9 (3.30%) Visualforce
8 6 (2.20%) MDX
8 6 (2.20%) HTML
9 5 (1.83%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.47%) Ajax
10 4 (1.47%) jBPM
10 4 (1.47%) jQuery
10 4 (1.47%) WCF
10 4 (1.47%) XSLT
10 4 (1.47%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.10%) WinForms
11 3 (1.10%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.30%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.20%) FMCG
3 5 (1.83%) IVR
3 5 (1.83%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.10%) Smartcard
4 3 (1.10%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.10%) Data Conversion
4 3 (1.10%) Online Games
5 2 (0.73%) Derivative
5 2 (0.73%) Statistics
5 2 (0.73%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (0.73%) Reference Data
5 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.73%) DTV
5 2 (0.73%) Equities
6 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.37%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.37%) STB
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.59%) Windows
2 10 (3.66%) Linux
3 6 (2.20%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.83%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.10%) UNIX
6 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.05%) CRM
2 33 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (10.26%) Business Analysis
3 28 (10.26%) Revenue Management
4 23 (8.42%) Migration
5 22 (8.06%) Project Management
6 20 (7.33%) SOA
7 18 (6.59%) ERP
7 18 (6.59%) GAP Analysis
8 16 (5.86%) E-Commerce
8 16 (5.86%) Change Management
9 15 (5.49%) Data Analysis
10 14 (5.13%) Use Case
11 13 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (4.76%) Asset Management
11 13 (4.76%) ITIL
11 13 (4.76%) ETL
11 13 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (4.76%) Content Management
12 12 (4.40%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.45%) SQL
2 19 (6.96%) Java
3 18 (6.59%) Python
4 14 (5.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 14 (5.13%) Jython
5 12 (4.40%) Bash Shell
6 10 (3.66%) C#
7 9 (3.30%) PHP
7 9 (3.30%) Apex Code
8 8 (2.93%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.20%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.83%) VBA
11 4 (1.47%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.10%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.10%) Perl
12 3 (1.10%) ABAP
12 3 (1.10%) Scala
13 2 (0.73%) R
13 2 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (5.49%) Degree
2 9 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (2.93%) PMP
3 8 (2.93%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.20%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.20%) ISEB
6 4 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.73%) ACCA
7 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.37%) CIMA
8 1 (0.37%) MBA
8 1 (0.37%) CBAP
8 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.13%) QA
2 13 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.20%) SLA
4 3 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.10%) GAAP
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 17 (6.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (5.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 12 (4.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (2.56%) Puppet
4 3 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.37%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 67 (24.54%) Oracle
2 39 (14.29%) SAP
3 22 (8.06%) Siebel
4 19 (6.96%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (5.86%) PeopleSoft
6 14 (5.13%) Microsoft
7 9 (3.30%) Remedy
7 9 (3.30%) Business Objects
8 8 (2.93%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.83%) Cisco
9 5 (1.83%) JDA
9 5 (1.83%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.83%) Zend
10 4 (1.47%) Cognos
11 3 (1.10%) Primavera
11 3 (1.10%) Pegasus
12 2 (0.73%) Yardi
12 2 (0.73%) IBM
12 2 (0.73%) HP
12 2 (0.73%) Amdocs
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