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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 280 245 226
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -19
Contract jobs citing Billing 140 188 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.75% 0.77%
As % of the General category 1.30% 1.48% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 112 102
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.04% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £23.00 £64.75 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +264.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £40.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-70.18% +143.93%
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
10752 12686 13547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.84% 50.73% 52.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7454 8960 9275
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 £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 171 232
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 28 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 28 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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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 -8 39 £475 +11.76% 10
Uxbridge -3 2 £175 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 115 (43.40%) Finance
2 71 (26.79%) Oracle
3 51 (19.25%) CRM
4 40 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (13.58%) SAP
5 36 (13.58%) Revenue Management
6 31 (11.70%) WebLogic
6 31 (11.70%) SQL
6 31 (11.70%) Middleware
7 29 (10.94%) Siebel
7 29 (10.94%) Oracle EBS
7 29 (10.94%) Oracle Fusion
8 28 (10.57%) Telecoms
8 28 (10.57%) SOA
8 28 (10.57%) WebLogic Portal
9 27 (10.19%) Python
9 27 (10.19%) SQL Server
9 27 (10.19%) Business Analysis
10 26 (9.81%) WebCenter
11 25 (9.43%) Oracle BPM
11 25 (9.43%) Oracle ODI
12 23 (8.68%) Oracle Service Bus
12 23 (8.68%) Project Management
13 22 (8.30%) Migration
13 22 (8.30%) Jython
13 22 (8.30%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 22 (8.30%) Oracle Identity Management
13 22 (8.30%) General Ledger
13 22 (8.30%) JIRA
13 22 (8.30%) Oracle RAC

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 31 (11.70%) WebLogic
2 28 (10.57%) WebLogic Portal
3 23 (8.68%) Oracle Service Bus
4 19 (7.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 15 (5.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 14 (5.28%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (2.64%) Apache
7 7 (2.64%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.38%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.38%) IIS
9 1 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 18 (6.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 17 (6.42%) MS Office
3 14 (5.28%) MS Excel
4 9 (3.40%) MS Project
5 8 (3.02%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (3.02%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 29 (10.94%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (9.43%) Oracle BPM
3 18 (6.79%) Documaker
4 14 (5.28%) Oracle FAH
5 11 (4.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (4.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (2.64%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (2.64%) SAP IS-U
6 7 (2.64%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (2.64%) HFM
7 5 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (1.51%) SAP FI
8 4 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (1.51%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (1.13%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.75%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.75%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.15%) Force.com
2 4 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.92%) HTTP
2 18 (6.79%) HTTPS
2 18 (6.79%) SSL
3 5 (1.89%) Internet
4 3 (1.13%) VoIP
4 3 (1.13%) WAN
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%) PSTN
5 2 (0.75%) SMS
6 1 (0.38%) LDAP
6 1 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.38%) Intranet
6 1 (0.38%) MVNO
6 1 (0.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.43%) Oracle ODI
3 22 (8.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 20 (7.55%) Oracle Database
5 19 (7.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (6.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 16 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (5.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.40%) Relational Database
10 8 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (2.64%) Essbase
12 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.89%) SAP BI
14 4 (1.51%) MySQL
14 4 (1.51%) OLTP
14 4 (1.51%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 22 (8.30%) JIRA
2 7 (2.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.13%) Behat
5 2 (0.75%) Selenium
5 2 (0.75%) Subversion
6 1 (0.38%) Maven
6 1 (0.38%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.38%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 115 (43.40%) Finance
2 28 (10.57%) Telecoms
3 22 (8.30%) General Ledger
4 20 (7.55%) Banking
5 17 (6.42%) Back Office
6 12 (4.53%) Legal
7 10 (3.77%) Financial Institution
7 10 (3.77%) Marketing
8 8 (3.02%) Retail
9 6 (2.26%) Publishing
10 5 (1.89%) Advertising
10 5 (1.89%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.51%) Games
12 3 (1.13%) Law
13 2 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.75%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.38%) Front Office
14 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (26.04%) Analyst
2 46 (17.36%) Consultant
3 40 (15.09%) Business Analyst
4 35 (13.21%) Developer
5 23 (8.68%) Project Manager
6 21 (7.92%) Oracle Consultant
7 18 (6.79%) Architect
8 14 (5.28%) Functional Analyst
8 14 (5.28%) PeopleSoft Analyst
8 14 (5.28%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
9 13 (4.91%) Middleware Consultant
9 13 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.53%) PeopleSoft Consultant
11 11 (4.15%) Designer
11 11 (4.15%) Programme Manager
12 8 (3.02%) Functional Consultant
12 8 (3.02%) SAP Consultant
12 8 (3.02%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 8 (3.02%) Peoplesoft Functional Consultant
13 7 (2.64%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.70%) Middleware
2 29 (10.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 26 (9.81%) WebCenter
4 18 (6.79%) JMS
4 18 (6.79%) JDBC
5 11 (4.15%) .NET
5 11 (4.15%) Web Services
6 8 (3.02%) XML
7 7 (2.64%) Visualforce
8 6 (2.26%) MDX
9 5 (1.89%) Ajax
9 5 (1.89%) jQuery
9 5 (1.89%) HTML
9 5 (1.89%) XSLT
9 5 (1.89%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.51%) CSS
10 4 (1.51%) XSD
10 4 (1.51%) XSL
10 4 (1.51%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.51%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.40%) Hedge funds
3 6 (2.26%) FMCG
4 3 (1.13%) Data Conversion
4 3 (1.13%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.13%) Online Games
4 3 (1.13%) IVR
5 2 (0.75%) Equities
5 2 (0.75%) Statistics
5 2 (0.75%) DTV
5 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.38%) Open Source
6 1 (0.38%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.66%) Windows
2 11 (4.15%) Linux
3 5 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.51%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.13%) 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 51 (19.25%) CRM
2 40 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (13.58%) Revenue Management
4 28 (10.57%) SOA
5 27 (10.19%) Business Analysis
6 23 (8.68%) Project Management
7 22 (8.30%) Migration
8 21 (7.92%) Content Management
9 18 (6.79%) GAP Analysis
10 16 (6.04%) Change Management
10 16 (6.04%) ERP
11 13 (4.91%) ITIL
11 13 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (4.91%) Asset Management
12 12 (4.53%) Data Analysis
12 12 (4.53%) PRINCE2
12 12 (4.53%) ETL
12 12 (4.53%) Data Migration
12 12 (4.53%) Cash Management
12 12 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.70%) SQL
2 27 (10.19%) Python
3 22 (8.30%) Jython
3 22 (8.30%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 19 (7.17%) Bash Shell
5 15 (5.66%) Java
6 9 (3.40%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.40%) PHP
7 7 (2.64%) Apex Code
8 6 (2.26%) VBA
8 6 (2.26%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.89%) C#
10 4 (1.51%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.13%) Perl
12 2 (0.75%) XAML
12 2 (0.75%) ABAP
12 2 (0.75%) R
12 2 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (6.42%) Degree
2 9 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (3.02%) PMP
3 8 (3.02%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.64%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.26%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.51%) ISEB
7 2 (0.75%) ACCA
7 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CBAP
8 1 (0.38%) CIMA
8 1 (0.38%) RHCT
8 1 (0.38%) LPIC
8 1 (0.38%) RHCE
8 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.17%) Data Quality
2 14 (5.28%) QA
3 5 (1.89%) SLA
4 3 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.13%) GAAP
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 22 (8.30%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.38%) vCloud
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (8.30%) Oracle Identity Management
2 17 (6.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (3.02%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.38%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 71 (26.79%) Oracle
2 36 (13.58%) SAP
3 29 (10.94%) Siebel
4 19 (7.17%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (6.42%) PeopleSoft
6 16 (6.04%) Remedy
7 14 (5.28%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.02%) Business Objects
8 8 (3.02%) Hyperion
9 6 (2.26%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.89%) JDA
10 5 (1.89%) Zend
11 4 (1.51%) Cognos
11 4 (1.51%) Cisco
12 3 (1.13%) Primavera
12 3 (1.13%) Pegasus
12 3 (1.13%) SendGrid
13 2 (0.75%) Amdocs
13 2 (0.75%) Google
13 2 (0.75%) Advent
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