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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 286 269 213
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -56
Contract jobs citing Billing 135 170 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.68% 0.86%
As % of the General category 1.23% 1.33% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 106 128
Average daily rate
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£470 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.08%
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
11019 12735 13522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.99% 50.67% 52.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7766 8967 9260
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 147 175 249
Average hourly rate £20.13 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 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 19 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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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 +4 39 £450 +5.88% 11
Uxbridge -6 2 £175 -
Hammersmith 0 1 £400 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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 52 (19.55%) 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%) Siebel
9 31 (11.65%) SOA
9 31 (11.65%) WebLogic Portal
10 30 (11.28%) Python
10 30 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (10.90%) WebCenter
11 29 (10.90%) Oracle EBS
12 28 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
13 27 (10.15%) Oracle ODI
13 27 (10.15%) SQL
14 26 (9.77%) Salesforce.com
14 26 (9.77%) Telecoms
14 26 (9.77%) Oracle Service Bus
14 26 (9.77%) Business Analysis
15 25 (9.40%) JIRA
15 25 (9.40%) Content Management
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%) Jython
15 25 (9.40%) Project Management

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.63%) Apache
8 6 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.38%) CMS
10 1 (0.38%) IIS
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%) PowerPivot
5 6 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
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 EBS R12
5 11 (4.14%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (2.63%) HFM
6 7 (2.63%) SAP IS-U
6 7 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (1.88%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (1.50%) SAP FI
8 4 (1.50%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (1.13%) Agresso
10 2 (0.75%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.75%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.14%) 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%) SAN
5 2 (0.75%) VoIP
5 2 (0.75%) WAN
5 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.38%) MVNO
6 1 (0.38%) Extranet
6 1 (0.38%) Intranet
6 1 (0.38%) LDAP
6 1 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.38%) PSTN
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%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.63%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.63%) Essbase
10 6 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.88%) SAP BI
12 4 (1.50%) MySQL
12 4 (1.50%) OLAP
12 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (1.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 25 (9.40%) JIRA
2 6 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.13%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.13%) Behat
4 2 (0.75%) Subversion
5 1 (0.38%) Selenium
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.38%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.38%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 112 (42.11%) Finance
2 26 (9.77%) 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%) Games
13 2 (0.75%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.38%) Front Office
14 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (25.19%) Analyst
2 50 (18.80%) Consultant
3 41 (15.41%) Business Analyst
4 34 (12.78%) Developer
5 27 (10.15%) Project Manager
6 23 (8.65%) Oracle Consultant
7 20 (7.52%) Architect
8 14 (5.26%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
8 14 (5.26%) PeopleSoft Analyst
8 14 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
9 13 (4.89%) Middleware Consultant
9 13 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.51%) PeopleSoft Consultant
11 11 (4.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 10 (3.76%) Designer
13 9 (3.38%) Senior Consultant
13 9 (3.38%) Programme Manager
13 9 (3.38%) SAP Consultant
14 8 (3.01%) Functional Consultant
14 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%) JDBC
4 21 (7.89%) JMS
5 14 (5.26%) .NET
6 11 (4.14%) Web Services
7 10 (3.76%) Visualforce
8 6 (2.26%) XML
9 5 (1.88%) Ajax
9 5 (1.88%) jQuery
9 5 (1.88%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.88%) HTML
10 4 (1.50%) XSLT
10 4 (1.50%) CSS
10 4 (1.50%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.50%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.50%) Grails
10 4 (1.50%) WCF
10 4 (1.50%) MDX
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%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.13%) IVR
6 2 (0.75%) DTV
6 2 (0.75%) Equities
6 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.75%) Online Games
7 1 (0.38%) IPTV
7 1 (0.38%) CMDB
7 1 (0.38%) Wiki
7 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.38%) Social Media
7 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
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%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.38%) CentOS
6 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.55%) 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%) ERP
10 16 (6.02%) Change Management
11 15 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (5.26%) ITIL
13 13 (4.89%) Asset Management
13 13 (4.89%) PRINCE2
14 11 (4.14%) Use Case
14 11 (4.14%) Data Migration
14 11 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (4.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.28%) Python
2 27 (10.15%) SQL
3 25 (9.40%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 25 (9.40%) Jython
4 22 (8.27%) Bash Shell
5 21 (7.89%) Java
6 9 (3.38%) Apex Code
6 9 (3.38%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.38%) PHP
7 8 (3.01%) C#
8 7 (2.63%) VBA
9 5 (1.88%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.50%) C++
11 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.13%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.75%) ABAP
12 2 (0.75%) XAML
12 2 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.75%) R
13 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%) RHCT
6 1 (0.38%) LPIC
6 1 (0.38%) CBAP
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) RHCE
6 1 (0.38%) ACCA
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
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%) Business Objects
9 6 (2.26%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.88%) Zend
10 5 (1.88%) JDA
11 3 (1.13%) Google
11 3 (1.13%) SendGrid
11 3 (1.13%) Cisco
11 3 (1.13%) Pegasus
11 3 (1.13%) Primavera
11 3 (1.13%) Cognos
12 2 (0.75%) IBM
12 2 (0.75%) Amdocs
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