The first table below looks at the demand for Procure-to-pay skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 23 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 England 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 397 433 447
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +14
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 176 122 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 73 62
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £338 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £566 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £56.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.26 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -54.46%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36184 34070 37593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.31% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22865 21114 22100
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 1001 1360
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Procure-to-pay
UK

Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Procure-to-pay Jobs Demand Trend in England

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Trend in England

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Histogram in England

Procure-to-pay
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Procure-to-pay Hourly Rate Trend in England

Procure-to-pay
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Procure-to-pay within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 97 £425 -5.55% 9
South East +4 27 £425 - 3
East of England -5 15 £400 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -16 12 £500 -9.09% 1
East Midlands +5 6 £375 -13.11%
Yorkshire - 2 £675 -
Procure-to-pay
UK

Procure-to-pay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 190 (59.94%) SAP
2 131 (41.32%) Finance
3 62 (19.56%) Oracle
3 62 (19.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 44 (13.88%) SQL
4 44 (13.88%) Oracle EBS R12
5 42 (13.25%) SAP SRM
6 39 (12.30%) ERP
7 38 (11.99%) Change Management
7 38 (11.99%) Project Management
8 34 (10.73%) Manufacturing
9 32 (10.09%) PL/SQL
10 28 (8.83%) Microsoft
10 28 (8.83%) Workflow
10 28 (8.83%) Oracle EBS
11 26 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (7.57%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (7.57%) Open Text
12 24 (7.57%) Oracle Applications
12 24 (7.57%) Oracle Payables
13 23 (7.26%) SAP MM
14 22 (6.94%) Oracle Forms
14 22 (6.94%) Oracle General Ledger
15 21 (6.62%) Oracle Receivables
15 21 (6.62%) SAP FI
15 21 (6.62%) Pharmaceutical
15 21 (6.62%) Migration
16 20 (6.31%) Oracle Workflow
16 20 (6.31%) Test Scripting
17 19 (5.99%) SAP Implementation

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 20 (6.31%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.26%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.36%) MS Office
3 16 (5.05%) MS Project
4 15 (4.73%) MS Visio
5 13 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 62 (19.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 44 (13.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 42 (13.25%) SAP SRM
4 28 (8.83%) Oracle EBS
5 24 (7.57%) Oracle Applications
5 24 (7.57%) Oracle Payables
6 23 (7.26%) SAP MM
7 22 (6.94%) Oracle General Ledger
8 21 (6.62%) SAP FI
8 21 (6.62%) Oracle Receivables
9 19 (5.99%) SAP CO
10 18 (5.68%) SAP FI/CO
11 17 (5.36%) Oracle Financials
12 13 (4.10%) SAP FI-AP
13 10 (3.15%) Oracle ERP
13 10 (3.15%) Oracle Cash Management
14 8 (2.52%) SAP SD
15 7 (2.21%) SAP ERP
15 7 (2.21%) Oracle iProcurement
16 6 (1.89%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.95%) Internet
2 2 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.57%) Oracle Reports
2 17 (5.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 16 (5.05%) SAP BW
4 12 (3.79%) SQLPlus
5 11 (3.47%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.84%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (1.58%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.58%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.32%) MS Access
10 1 (0.32%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (6.94%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (2.84%) JDeveloper
3 6 (1.89%) LSMW
4 2 (0.63%) ProC
5 1 (0.32%) SAP CE
General
1 131 (41.32%) Finance
2 34 (10.73%) Manufacturing
3 21 (6.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (3.79%) General Ledger
5 8 (2.52%) Banking
6 6 (1.89%) Retail
6 6 (1.89%) Back Office
6 6 (1.89%) Legal
7 5 (1.58%) Automotive
7 5 (1.58%) German Language
8 4 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.95%) Billing
10 2 (0.63%) Marketing
11 1 (0.32%) French Language
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Front Office
11 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 114 (35.96%) Consultant
2 73 (23.03%) SAP Consultant
3 49 (15.46%) Analyst
4 40 (12.62%) SAP P2P Consultant
5 35 (11.04%) Functional Consultant
6 33 (10.41%) Oracle Consultant
7 25 (7.89%) Project Manager
8 24 (7.57%) Business Analyst
9 23 (7.26%) Trainer
10 20 (6.31%) SAP Trainer
11 16 (5.05%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 16 (5.05%) SAP Manager
12 15 (4.73%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 15 (4.73%) Architect
13 13 (4.10%) SAP Architect
13 13 (4.10%) SAP Analyst
14 12 (3.79%) SAP SRM Consultant
15 11 (3.47%) Oracle Financials Consultant
16 10 (3.15%) SAP MM Consultant
16 10 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.05%) XML
2 4 (1.26%) .NET
3 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.95%) Web Services
3 3 (0.95%) XSLT
3 3 (0.95%) EDI
3 3 (0.95%) Visualforce
4 2 (0.63%) HTML
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.32%) Middleware
5 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.32%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.79%) FMCG
2 11 (3.47%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.89%) NHS
4 4 (1.26%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.95%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.32%) CMDB
7 1 (0.32%) Social Media
7 1 (0.32%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.47%) UNIX
2 9 (2.84%) VMS
3 4 (1.26%) Linux
3 4 (1.26%) Windows
4 1 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (12.30%) ERP
2 38 (11.99%) Project Management
2 38 (11.99%) Change Management
3 28 (8.83%) Workflow
4 26 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (6.62%) Migration
6 20 (6.31%) Test Scripting
7 19 (5.99%) SAP Implementation
8 15 (4.73%) Business Analysis
8 15 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (4.73%) Six Sigma
8 15 (4.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 14 (4.42%) Lean Six Sigma
9 14 (4.42%) Data Migration
10 13 (4.10%) Logistics
10 13 (4.10%) Data Management
10 13 (4.10%) Validation
11 12 (3.79%) E-Procurement
11 12 (3.79%) E-Commerce
11 12 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.88%) SQL
2 32 (10.09%) PL/SQL
3 6 (1.89%) C
4 3 (0.95%) Apex Code
5 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.32%) ABAP
6 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.32%) VBScript
6 1 (0.32%) C#
6 1 (0.32%) Java
6 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (4.73%) SAP Certification
2 14 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.89%) Degree
5 4 (1.26%) CCA
6 3 (0.95%) ISEB
7 2 (0.63%) ACCA
7 2 (0.63%) CIMA
8 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.32%) PMP
8 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.15%) QA
2 4 (1.26%) SLA
3 3 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 190 (59.94%) SAP
2 62 (19.56%) Oracle
3 28 (8.83%) Microsoft
4 24 (7.57%) Open Text
5 11 (3.47%) Ariba
6 7 (2.21%) Siebel
7 5 (1.58%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.26%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.95%) HP
9 3 (0.95%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.63%) ReadSoft
10 2 (0.63%) VMware
10 2 (0.63%) Civica
10 2 (0.63%) Infor
10 2 (0.63%) Manugistics
10 2 (0.63%) CODA
10 2 (0.63%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.63%) Cognos
11 1 (0.32%) IBM
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
MRP Global
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago