The first table below looks at the demand for Procure-to-pay skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 28 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 City of London 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 188 190 217
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +27
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 15 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.42% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 11
Average daily rate
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£433 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £302 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £449 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.23% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.26 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -54.46%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4421 5420 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.57% 76.21% 74.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 4052 4349
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 96 81
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.99 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.02% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.70 £16.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Procure-to-pay
London

Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Procure-to-pay Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the City of London region.

Procure-to-pay Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Procure-to-pay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (37.50%) SQLPlus
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (29.17%) JDeveloper
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (29.17%) Workflow
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) SOA
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (16.67%) Database Tuning
6 4 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (12.50%) Data Management
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) ETL
7 3 (12.50%) SAP
7 3 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
8 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (8.33%) MS Office

Procure-to-pay
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (29.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (4.17%) SAP CO
4 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (4.17%) Agresso
4 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
1 9 (37.50%) SQLPlus
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (29.17%) JDeveloper
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
1 5 (20.83%) Consultant
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Trainer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Trainer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Procurement Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Workflow
2 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) ETL
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.17%) Product Management
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Logistics
6 1 (4.17%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ACCA
1 1 (4.17%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Ariba