The table below looks at the statistics for E-Procurement skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Procurement over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Procurement (eProcurement)
Rank 573 547 524
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -23
Contract jobs citing E-Procurement 26 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.044% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.059% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 4
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£325 £385 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% -15.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £135 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £388 £415
% change year-on-year
-41.93% -6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

E-Procurement
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Procurement within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Procurement Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

E-Procurement
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Procurement within the UK.

E-Procurement Daily Rate Trend in the UK

E-Procurement
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Procurement within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

E-Procurement Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

E-Procurement
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Procurement within the UK.

E-Procurement Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

E-Procurement
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Procurement within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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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
England -6 25 £325 -15.58% 1
London +2 12 £450 +25.00%
East Midlands - 6 £225 -
City of London +14 2 £525 +288.88%
Yorkshire -14 2 £125 -67.94% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £125 - 1
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Salford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

E-Procurement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing E-Procurement 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 E-Procurement.

1 18 (54.55%) Project Management
2 17 (51.52%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) SAP
4 9 (27.27%) Law
5 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
5 8 (24.24%) ERP
5 8 (24.24%) Degree
6 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) Marketing
7 6 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
7 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 6 (18.18%) Demand Management
8 5 (15.15%) Analytics
8 5 (15.15%) Performance Management
8 5 (15.15%) User Experience
8 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (15.15%) EAI
8 5 (15.15%) B2B
8 5 (15.15%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) Java
8 5 (15.15%) Middleware
8 5 (15.15%) Mobile Commerce
8 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
8 5 (15.15%) Web Analytics
8 5 (15.15%) Endeca
9 4 (12.12%) Banking
9 4 (12.12%) MS Office
10 3 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
10 3 (9.09%) Data Structures

E-Procurement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing E-Procurement 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 E-Procurement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Law
3 6 (18.18%) Marketing
4 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
5 4 (12.12%) Banking
6 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (6.06%) Advertising
7 2 (6.06%) Legal
8 1 (3.03%) Retail
8 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Procurement Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Procurement Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior
5 2 (6.06%) Procurement Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Project Officer
5 2 (6.06%) Head of Procurement
6 1 (3.03%) Process Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Cost Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
1 5 (15.15%) Middleware
2 3 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 3 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Project Management
2 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
2 8 (24.24%) ERP
3 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 6 (18.18%) Demand Management
5 5 (15.15%) Analytics
5 5 (15.15%) Web Analytics
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Management
5 5 (15.15%) EAI
5 5 (15.15%) B2B
5 5 (15.15%) Mobile Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Postgraduate
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) SAP
2 5 (15.15%) Endeca
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Ariba