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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 311 269 213
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -56
Contract jobs citing Billing 117 156 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.62% 0.94%
As % of the General category 1.06% 1.23% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 102 139
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£470 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.56% -8.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
- -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
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 £29.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-62.71% +78.78%
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
11075 12674 13032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.95% 50.03% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8002 8962 9035
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 £637
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 161 213
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £23.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £46.00 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -2 33 £400 +6.66% 10
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £400 -
Harrow - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 95 (39.26%) Finance
2 59 (24.38%) Oracle
3 50 (20.66%) CRM
4 39 (16.12%) SAP
5 36 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (14.46%) Revenue Management
7 33 (13.64%) Middleware
8 32 (13.22%) WebLogic
9 31 (12.81%) SOA
10 30 (12.40%) Python
10 30 (12.40%) Oracle Fusion
11 29 (11.98%) Siebel
11 29 (11.98%) Salesforce.com
12 27 (11.16%) WebLogic Portal
12 27 (11.16%) Jython
12 27 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (10.74%) Oracle Service Bus
14 25 (10.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 25 (10.33%) Oracle BPM
14 25 (10.33%) Oracle Identity Management
14 25 (10.33%) Content Management
14 25 (10.33%) Java
15 24 (9.92%) SQL
15 24 (9.92%) JIRA
15 24 (9.92%) Oracle ODI
15 24 (9.92%) WebCenter
16 23 (9.50%) Documaker
16 23 (9.50%) Oracle BI EE
16 23 (9.50%) Oracle EBS
17 22 (9.09%) Telecoms

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 32 (13.22%) WebLogic
2 27 (11.16%) WebLogic Portal
3 26 (10.74%) Oracle Service Bus
4 22 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (7.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (2.48%) Apache
6 6 (2.48%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.41%) IIS
10 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (6.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (5.37%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.96%) MS Office
4 8 (3.31%) MS Project
5 6 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (2.48%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (10.33%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (9.50%) Documaker
2 23 (9.50%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (5.79%) Oracle FAH
4 13 (5.37%) SAP IS-U
5 11 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (2.89%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (2.89%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (2.07%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (2.07%) SAP SD
8 4 (1.65%) SAP FI
8 4 (1.65%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (1.24%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (1.24%) SAP FI-CA
9 3 (1.24%) Agresso
9 3 (1.24%) HFM
9 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.13%) Force.com
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.09%) HTTP
2 21 (8.68%) HTTPS
2 21 (8.68%) SSL
3 5 (2.07%) WAN
4 4 (1.65%) Internet
5 3 (1.24%) FTP
5 3 (1.24%) LAN
6 2 (0.83%) MPLS
6 2 (0.83%) RTP
6 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.83%) VoIP
7 1 (0.41%) Wireless
7 1 (0.41%) PABX
7 1 (0.41%) MVNO
7 1 (0.41%) OSPF
7 1 (0.41%) BGP
7 1 (0.41%) Extranet
7 1 (0.41%) SAN
7 1 (0.41%) Intranet
7 1 (0.41%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.92%) Oracle ODI
2 23 (9.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 21 (8.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 20 (8.26%) Oracle Database
4 20 (8.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (6.61%) SQL Server
6 14 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (2.48%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.65%) MySQL
12 4 (1.65%) OLAP
12 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Power View
13 3 (1.24%) Essbase
14 2 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (9.92%) JIRA
2 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.24%) Behat
4 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.83%) Subversion
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.41%) Selenium
5 1 (0.41%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.41%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 95 (39.26%) Finance
2 22 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 22 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 14 (5.79%) Banking
4 11 (4.55%) Publishing
5 9 (3.72%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.31%) Advertising
7 7 (2.89%) Legal
8 5 (2.07%) Law
8 5 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.65%) Retail
9 4 (1.65%) Back Office
10 3 (1.24%) Marketing
11 2 (0.83%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.41%) International Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.41%) Front Office
12 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (22.73%) Consultant
2 51 (21.07%) Analyst
3 35 (14.46%) Developer
4 30 (12.40%) Business Analyst
5 27 (11.16%) Project Manager
6 19 (7.85%) Architect
7 17 (7.02%) SAP Consultant
7 17 (7.02%) Oracle Consultant
8 14 (5.79%) Functional Analyst
8 14 (5.79%) PeopleSoft Analyst
8 14 (5.79%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
9 13 (5.37%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 13 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.96%) PeopleSoft Consultant
11 11 (4.55%) SAP ISU Consultant
12 10 (4.13%) Senior Consultant
13 9 (3.72%) Functional Consultant
14 8 (3.31%) Peoplesoft Functional Consultant
14 8 (3.31%) Designer
15 7 (2.89%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.64%) Middleware
2 30 (12.40%) Oracle Fusion
3 24 (9.92%) WebCenter
4 21 (8.68%) JDBC
4 21 (8.68%) JMS
5 14 (5.79%) .NET
6 12 (4.96%) Web Services
7 10 (4.13%) Visualforce
8 8 (3.31%) XML
8 8 (3.31%) Grails
9 7 (2.89%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.07%) Ajax
10 5 (2.07%) jQuery
10 5 (2.07%) HTML
11 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.65%) CSS
11 4 (1.65%) MDX
11 4 (1.65%) WCF
12 3 (1.24%) XML Messaging
12 3 (1.24%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.72%) Hedge funds
3 8 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.89%) FMCG
5 4 (1.65%) IVR
6 3 (1.24%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.24%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.83%) DTV
7 2 (0.83%) Equities
7 2 (0.83%) TRADACOMS
7 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.41%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.41%) Social Media
8 1 (0.41%) STB
8 1 (0.41%) IPTV
8 1 (0.41%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.41%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.31%) Linux
2 6 (2.48%) Windows
3 2 (0.83%) UNIX
4 1 (0.41%) Debian
4 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.41%) Android
4 1 (0.41%) CentOS
4 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.66%) CRM
2 36 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (14.46%) Revenue Management
4 31 (12.81%) SOA
5 25 (10.33%) Content Management
6 19 (7.85%) Migration
6 19 (7.85%) Project Management
7 18 (7.44%) GAP Analysis
8 16 (6.61%) Change Management
8 16 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (5.79%) Business Analysis
10 11 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (4.55%) Logistics
11 10 (4.13%) Workflow
11 10 (4.13%) ETL
11 10 (4.13%) ERP
11 10 (4.13%) OO
11 10 (4.13%) Data Migration
12 9 (3.72%) Asset Management
13 8 (3.31%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.40%) Python
2 27 (11.16%) Jython
3 25 (10.33%) Java
3 25 (10.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 24 (9.92%) SQL
5 22 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 12 (4.96%) C#
7 9 (3.72%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.72%) Apex Code
8 8 (3.31%) C++
8 8 (3.31%) PHP
9 6 (2.48%) VBA
10 5 (2.07%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.24%) ABAP
12 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.83%) XAML
12 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.83%) R
12 2 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (4.96%) Degree
2 5 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (2.07%) DV Cleared
2 5 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.41%) MOS
4 1 (0.41%) RHCT
4 1 (0.41%) LPIC
4 1 (0.41%) CCNP
4 1 (0.41%) CCNA
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.31%) QA
3 4 (1.65%) SLA
4 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.83%) GAAP
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (8.68%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (10.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 19 (7.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.83%) Puppet
3 2 (0.83%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 59 (24.38%) Oracle
2 39 (16.12%) SAP
3 29 (11.98%) Siebel
3 29 (11.98%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (7.85%) Remedy
5 17 (7.02%) PeopleSoft
6 11 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.48%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.07%) JDA
8 5 (2.07%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.65%) Zend
9 4 (1.65%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.65%) Cisco
10 3 (1.24%) Pegasus
10 3 (1.24%) Cognos
10 3 (1.24%) SendGrid
10 3 (1.24%) Google
10 3 (1.24%) Primavera
11 2 (0.83%) BT
11 2 (0.83%) Advent
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