The first table below looks at the demand for Procure-to-pay skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 60 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 1.22% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.83% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.26 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -54.46%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 383 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 70.86% 66.84% 70.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 209 240
Average daily rate £351 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £175.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.71% +1106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.20 £15.49 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Procure-to-pay Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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Top 6 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SRM
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation

Procure-to-pay
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) SAP SRM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP