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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Procurement (eProcurement)
Rank 567 561 582
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing E-Procurement 32 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.031% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £335 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £48.84 -
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
41740 38461 41085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.13% 73.30% 70.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25873 23589 23801
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1035 1459
Average hourly rate £22.88 £27.80 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% -11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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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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 +5 27 £537 +20.90% 4
London +13 11 £550 +10.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £600 - 1
East of England - 7 £600 - 1
South East +3 5 £400 +3.22% 1
City of London +28 3 £550 +10.00%
Surrey - 1 £523 -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

E-Procurement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 32 (58.18%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) ERP
3 12 (21.82%) Procure-to-pay
4 10 (18.18%) Agresso
5 8 (14.55%) SQL
5 8 (14.55%) Oracle
5 8 (14.55%) Billing
5 8 (14.55%) Logistics
5 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (12.73%) PeopleSoft
6 7 (12.73%) SAP
6 7 (12.73%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 7 (12.73%) Change Management
7 6 (10.91%) Workflow
7 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 5 (9.09%) Project Management
8 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 5 (9.09%) Banking
8 5 (9.09%) General Ledger
8 5 (9.09%) Degree
8 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.27%) ITIL
9 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
9 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
9 4 (7.27%) JD Edwards
9 4 (7.27%) Six Sigma
9 4 (7.27%) Pharmaceutical

E-Procurement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.64%) MS Project
4 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Agresso
2 7 (12.73%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (3.64%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.82%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
General
1 32 (58.18%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Billing
3 5 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Legal
6 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.82%) Back Office
7 1 (1.82%) Law
7 1 (1.82%) Local Government
7 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
2 7 (12.73%) Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.27%) SAP Architect
5 4 (7.27%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.27%) SAP Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Procurement Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Procurement Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Procurement Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Management Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Product Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
1 2 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.82%) Visualforce
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Open Source
2 2 (3.64%) NHS
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) ERP
2 12 (21.82%) Procure-to-pay
3 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (14.55%) Logistics
4 7 (12.73%) Change Management
5 6 (10.91%) Workflow
5 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.09%) Project Management
6 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.27%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (7.27%) ITIL
7 4 (7.27%) Six Sigma
7 4 (7.27%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Time Management
8 3 (5.45%) Supplier Management
8 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.45%) Data Management
8 3 (5.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) Ruby
2 2 (3.64%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) PeopleSoft
2 7 (12.73%) SAP
3 4 (7.27%) JD Edwards
4 3 (5.45%) Open Text
5 2 (3.64%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.64%) Cognos
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) Ariba
6 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.82%) Intershop
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