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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 44 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.29% 1.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£501 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £419 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - £13.00
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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
413 218 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.01% 76.49% 74.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 128 183
Average daily rate £425 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £17.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £44.00 £103.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Procure-to-pay 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 Procure-to-pay.

1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (16.67%) SaaS
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (16.67%) SAP
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (5.56%) Banking

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Procure-to-pay 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 Procure-to-pay. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Business Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) SAP