The table below looks at the statistics for Procure-to-pay skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Procure-to-pay over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank - 38 43
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.25% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.50% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.10 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -74.52%
Procure-to-pay
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
280 334 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.63% 83.50% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 231 218
Average daily rate £475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 12
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Procure-to-pay Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the Bedfordshire region.

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire