The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 187 211 213
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 13 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £419
% change year-on-year
- +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.00
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4422 5597 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.06% 76.06% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 4197 4388
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 91
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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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

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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

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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 22 August 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (69.57%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (34.78%) SQLPlus
6 6 (26.09%) JDeveloper
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (26.09%) Workflow
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
9 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) Data Management
9 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.04%) SOA
9 3 (13.04%) ETL
9 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
9 3 (13.04%) SAP
9 3 (13.04%) XML
10 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
10 2 (8.70%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (8.70%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (26.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (8.70%) SAP FI
5 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (8.70%) SAP CO
6 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (34.78%) SQLPlus
2 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (4.35%) MS Access
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JDeveloper
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Consultant
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Consultant
1 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Business Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) E-Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Database Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Workflow
2 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Data Management
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) SOA
3 3 (13.04%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Product Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) CIMA
1 1 (4.35%) ACCA
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Ariba