The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 60 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
609 618 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.99% 74.64% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 421 250
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £265 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £25.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -34.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.00 £31.00
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 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

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Procure-to-pay
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) JD Edwards
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (40.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) PMP
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) HFM
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (40.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (20.00%) HFM
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Change Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Change Manager
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Commercial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Finance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Finance Systems Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Reporting Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (40.00%) SAP