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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 284 231 272
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +41
Contract jobs citing Billing 115 164 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.75% 0.50%
As % of the General category 1.18% 1.61% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 101 60
Average daily rate
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£460 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £120.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £27.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-62.03% +63.63%
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
9732 10168 9948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.84% 46.79% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6929 7030 7131
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 186 124
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £61.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 17 £438 +9.37% 12
Hammersmith +3 1 £675 +12.50%
Southwark - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 110 (44.35%) Finance
2 56 (22.58%) CRM
3 48 (19.35%) Telecoms
4 40 (16.13%) Oracle
5 35 (14.11%) Project Management
6 29 (11.69%) SQL
7 27 (10.89%) MS Excel
8 26 (10.48%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (10.48%) C#
8 26 (10.48%) SAP
8 26 (10.48%) Banking
9 24 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (8.47%) Legal
10 21 (8.47%) Java
11 20 (8.06%) .NET
11 20 (8.06%) Web Services
11 20 (8.06%) Microsoft
12 19 (7.66%) Windows
12 19 (7.66%) SQL Server
13 17 (6.85%) Middleware
13 17 (6.85%) Oracle Fusion
14 16 (6.45%) QA
14 16 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (6.45%) Investment Banking
14 16 (6.45%) WebLogic
15 15 (6.05%) JavaScript
15 15 (6.05%) MS Office
15 15 (6.05%) SOA
15 15 (6.05%) Migration
15 15 (6.05%) SQL Server 2005

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 16 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 14 (5.65%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (4.84%) Oracle Service Bus
4 11 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.82%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (2.42%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.40%) Lync
8 1 (0.40%) SAS
8 1 (0.40%) Apache
8 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 27 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.05%) MS Office
3 7 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.02%) MS Project
5 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) EViews
Business Applications
1 14 (5.65%) Documaker
2 11 (4.44%) SAP IS-U
3 10 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (3.63%) SAP SD
5 8 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (2.82%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (2.42%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (1.21%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 3 (1.21%) Oracle FAH
9 3 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (1.21%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.81%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.81%) Agresso
10 2 (0.81%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.81%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.81%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.81%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Force.com
1 2 (0.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.44%) HTTP
2 10 (4.03%) HTTPS
2 10 (4.03%) SSL
3 6 (2.42%) FTP
4 4 (1.61%) Internet
4 4 (1.61%) RTP
4 4 (1.61%) Broadband
5 3 (1.21%) PSTN
5 3 (1.21%) WAN
5 3 (1.21%) MVNO
6 2 (0.81%) LAN
6 2 (0.81%) Wireless
7 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.40%) PABX
7 1 (0.40%) MPLS
7 1 (0.40%) OSPF
7 1 (0.40%) BGP
7 1 (0.40%) PBX
7 1 (0.40%) SMS
7 1 (0.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (6.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.65%) SQL Server 2000
4 14 (5.65%) MS Access
5 11 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
6 10 (4.03%) Oracle ODI
6 10 (4.03%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.61%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.61%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.81%) QlikView
12 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.24%) JIRA
2 3 (1.21%) PeopleTools
2 3 (1.21%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.40%) Xcode
4 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 110 (44.35%) Finance
2 48 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 26 (10.48%) Banking
4 21 (8.47%) Legal
5 16 (6.45%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.63%) Publishing
6 9 (3.63%) Marketing
7 8 (3.23%) Advertising
8 7 (2.82%) Law
9 5 (2.02%) Retail
10 4 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.61%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.21%) Back Office
11 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.81%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.81%) Games
12 2 (0.81%) International Banking
12 2 (0.81%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.81%) French Language
12 2 (0.81%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (16.94%) Consultant
2 39 (15.73%) Analyst
3 36 (14.52%) Project Manager
4 27 (10.89%) Business Analyst
5 20 (8.06%) Developer
6 15 (6.05%) Architect
6 15 (6.05%) SAP Consultant
7 14 (5.65%) Applications Support
8 13 (5.24%) Senior Manager
9 11 (4.44%) Programme Manager
10 10 (4.03%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 9 (3.63%) SAP ISU Consultant
11 9 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.23%) Team Leader
12 8 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
12 8 (3.23%) Oracle Team Leader
13 6 (2.42%) PeopleSoft Consultant
13 6 (2.42%) Systems Manager
13 6 (2.42%) Oracle Consultant
13 6 (2.42%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.06%) .NET
1 20 (8.06%) Web Services
2 17 (6.85%) Middleware
2 17 (6.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (4.44%) Grails
3 11 (4.44%) WebCenter
4 10 (4.03%) Hibernate
4 10 (4.03%) JMS
4 10 (4.03%) JDBC
5 6 (2.42%) XML
5 6 (2.42%) EDI
5 6 (2.42%) WCF
5 6 (2.42%) Visualforce
6 3 (1.21%) XML Messaging
6 3 (1.21%) HTML
7 2 (0.81%) EDIFACT
7 2 (0.81%) Mason
8 1 (0.40%) REST
8 1 (0.40%) Symfony
8 1 (0.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.03%) IVR
3 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.61%) FMCG
5 3 (1.21%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.21%) User Experience
6 2 (0.81%) Derivative
6 2 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (0.81%) TRADACOMS
6 2 (0.81%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.81%) Equities
6 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.40%) iPhone
7 1 (0.40%) Handset
7 1 (0.40%) Clustering
7 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.66%) Windows
2 14 (5.65%) Windows XP
2 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (5.65%) Windows Vista
3 6 (2.42%) UNIX
4 2 (0.81%) Android
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.40%) webOS
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Debian
5 1 (0.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.58%) CRM
2 35 (14.11%) Project Management
3 15 (6.05%) SOA
3 15 (6.05%) Migration
3 15 (6.05%) Revenue Management
4 12 (4.84%) Workflow
4 12 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (4.84%) PRINCE2
5 11 (4.44%) Service Management
5 11 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.03%) OO
7 9 (3.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (3.23%) Logistics
8 8 (3.23%) ERP
8 8 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (3.23%) Line Management
9 7 (2.82%) Data Migration
9 7 (2.82%) Scrum
9 7 (2.82%) Change Management
9 7 (2.82%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.69%) SQL
2 26 (10.48%) C#
3 21 (8.47%) Java
4 15 (6.05%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.44%) C++
5 11 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.82%) Jython
6 7 (2.82%) Python
7 6 (2.42%) ABAP
7 6 (2.42%) Apex Code
8 5 (2.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 3 (1.21%) PeopleCode
9 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.81%) C
10 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.81%) VBA
11 1 (0.40%) COBOL
11 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (4.03%) Degree
2 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.21%) VCP4
3 3 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) CCNP
4 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.40%) CCIE
5 1 (0.40%) OCP
5 1 (0.40%) CCNA
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
5 1 (0.40%) CCA
5 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) ACCA
5 1 (0.40%) CIMA
5 1 (0.40%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.45%) QA
2 11 (4.44%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.02%) SLA
4 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.40%) GAAP
5 1 (0.40%) COBIT
5 1 (0.40%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (2.02%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.40%) Nagios
4 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.40%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.40%) collectd
4 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (16.13%) Oracle
2 26 (10.48%) SAP
2 26 (10.48%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.44%) Remedy
5 9 (3.63%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.61%) Siebel
6 4 (1.61%) HP
7 3 (1.21%) IBM
8 2 (0.81%) Google
8 2 (0.81%) Verint
8 2 (0.81%) Planview
8 2 (0.81%) Cerillion
8 2 (0.81%) Cisco
9 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.40%) Symbian
9 1 (0.40%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.40%) Nortel
9 1 (0.40%) Avaya
9 1 (0.40%) Hyperion
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