The table below looks at the statistics for Procure-to-Pay skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Procure-to-Pay over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
UK
Rank 447 489 447
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -42
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 161 139 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 80 79
Median daily rate £425 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £302 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £539 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.10

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
37606 43039 41704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 82.75% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24983 28189 26373
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1185 1114
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Procure-to-Pay
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Procure-to-Pay Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Procure-to-Pay
Daily Rate Trend

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

Procure-to-Pay Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Procure-to-Pay
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Procure-to-Pay Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Procure-to-Pay
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Procure-to-Pay Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Procure-to-Pay
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 145 £425 +0.59% 13
London +33 68 £450 +18.03% 4
South East +17 28 £475 +19.87% 3
West Midlands +19 17 £439 -14.39% 4
East of England +9 10 £400 -20.00%
Essex - 6 £400 -
Coventry -1 5 £458 - 1
Colchester - 5 £400 -
Scotland +27 4 - - 3
Berkshire +20 4 £475 -19.14%
Surrey +11 4 £314 -17.79% 1
Oxfordshire +5 4 £475 -11.62%
East Midlands +4 4 £363 -27.50% 2
City of London -7 4 £350 +0.71%
Kent - 4 £425 -
Glasgow - 4 - - 3
West Yorkshire +19 3 £275 -51.11%
Yorkshire +16 3 £275 -47.61%
South West +7 3 £313 -29.57%
Leeds +5 3 £275 -51.11%
Brentford +3 3 £450 +16.12%
Hertfordshire -1 3 - -
North West +22 2 £320 -28.88%
Middlesex +2 2 £360 +6.50%
Warwickshire +1 2 £306 -51.00%
Birmingham 0 2 £271 +35.62% 1
Devon -1 2 - -
West Sussex -10 2 £488 +178.57%
Sunbury-on-Thames -12 2 £314 -4.31%
Gatwick - 2 £488 -

Procure-to-Pay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-Pay also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay.

1 165 (51.40%) SAP
2 152 (47.35%) Finance
3 91 (28.35%) Oracle
4 90 (28.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 84 (26.17%) Order to Cash
6 72 (22.43%) ERP
7 59 (18.38%) Record to Report
8 42 (13.08%) Project Management
9 40 (12.46%) Oracle EBS R12
10 38 (11.84%) Oracle EBS
10 38 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (10.28%) SAP FI
12 32 (9.97%) Retail
13 29 (9.03%) Migration
13 29 (9.03%) SAP Implementation
14 27 (8.41%) SAP FI/CO
14 27 (8.41%) Change Management
14 27 (8.41%) SAP CO
14 27 (8.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 26 (8.10%) Oracle Financials
16 25 (7.79%) SAP MM
17 24 (7.48%) Process Improvement
18 23 (7.17%) Oracle Payables
19 22 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
19 22 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (6.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
21 19 (5.92%) SQL
22 18 (5.61%) Data Management
22 18 (5.61%) Oracle Receivables
22 18 (5.61%) Analytical Skills

Procure-to-Pay
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.93%) SAS
4 2 (0.62%) Apache
4 2 (0.62%) iPlanet
4 2 (0.62%) JBoss
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.31%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.31%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.18%) MS Office
3 6 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.25%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 90 (28.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 40 (12.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 38 (11.84%) Oracle EBS
4 33 (10.28%) SAP FI
5 27 (8.41%) SAP CO
5 27 (8.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 26 (8.10%) Oracle Financials
7 25 (7.79%) SAP MM
8 23 (7.17%) Oracle Payables
9 20 (6.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 18 (5.61%) Oracle Receivables
11 15 (4.67%) SAP SD
12 14 (4.36%) SAP SRM
13 13 (4.05%) Unit4 Business World
14 9 (2.80%) Oracle ERP
15 7 (2.18%) SAP S/4HANA
16 5 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
16 5 (1.56%) Oracle iProcurement
16 5 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 4 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) SaaS
2 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.25%) Intranet
2 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (0.62%) Firewall
3 2 (0.62%) IPsec
4 1 (0.31%) FTP
4 1 (0.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.80%) SAP HANA
2 7 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (1.87%) SAP BW
4 4 (1.25%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.93%) GIS
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.93%) QlikView
5 3 (0.93%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.62%) Big Data
6 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.62%) SAS EBI
7 1 (0.31%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.31%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Composer
General
1 152 (47.35%) Finance
2 32 (9.97%) Retail
3 27 (8.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (3.74%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.12%) Back Office
6 6 (1.87%) Banking
7 5 (1.56%) Advertising
7 5 (1.56%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.56%) Marketing
8 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.93%) Electronics
9 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Publishing
10 2 (0.62%) Automotive
10 2 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.62%) German Language
10 2 (0.62%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 82 (25.55%) Consultant
2 78 (24.30%) Analyst
3 40 (12.46%) Business Analyst
4 38 (11.84%) SAP Consultant
5 24 (7.48%) SAP P2P Consultant
6 22 (6.85%) Oracle Consultant
6 22 (6.85%) Process Analyst
7 21 (6.54%) SAP Analyst
8 19 (5.92%) Oracle Business Analyst
9 17 (5.30%) Oracle Analyst
9 17 (5.30%) Project Manager
10 16 (4.98%) Oracle P2P Consultant
11 14 (4.36%) SAP P2P Analyst
12 12 (3.74%) Financial Analyst
13 11 (3.43%) Functional Consultant
14 10 (3.12%) Architect
14 10 (3.12%) SAP Manager
15 9 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
15 9 (2.80%) Test Analyst
16 8 (2.49%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.87%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (1.56%) Middleware
3 3 (0.93%) .NET
3 3 (0.93%) EDI
3 3 (0.93%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (0.93%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (0.93%) Web Services
4 2 (0.62%) CSS
4 2 (0.62%) J2EE
4 2 (0.62%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.62%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.31%) HTML
5 1 (0.31%) HTML5
5 1 (0.31%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.31%) Node.js
5 1 (0.31%) RESTful
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.80%) FMCG
4 5 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.56%) User Experience
5 2 (0.62%) Clustering
5 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (0.62%) NHS
5 2 (0.62%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.31%) Derivative
6 1 (0.31%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.31%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.25%) OS/2
2 3 (0.93%) Unix
3 2 (0.62%) AIX
3 2 (0.62%) HPUX
3 2 (0.62%) Linux
3 2 (0.62%) Solaris
3 2 (0.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (26.17%) Order to Cash
2 72 (22.43%) ERP
3 59 (18.38%) Record to Report
4 42 (13.08%) Project Management
5 38 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (9.03%) Migration
6 29 (9.03%) SAP Implementation
7 27 (8.41%) Change Management
8 24 (7.48%) Process Improvement
9 22 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (5.61%) Data Management
11 16 (4.98%) Data Migration
12 15 (4.67%) ITIL
13 13 (4.05%) Supplier Management
13 13 (4.05%) Test Scripting
13 13 (4.05%) Workflow
14 12 (3.74%) PRINCE2
14 12 (3.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.92%) SQL
2 5 (1.56%) Java
3 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.62%) ABAP
4 2 (0.62%) VBA
5 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.31%) C#
5 1 (0.31%) C++
5 1 (0.31%) Go
5 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.31%) Scala
5 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (3.12%) ACCA
1 10 (3.12%) CIMA
2 9 (2.80%) Degree
3 8 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (0.93%) MBA
7 2 (0.62%) APMP
7 2 (0.62%) CCA
7 2 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.62%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.80%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.25%) SLA
3 2 (0.62%) QA
3 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.31%) GxP
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.62%) KVM
3 2 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 165 (51.40%) SAP
2 91 (28.35%) Oracle
3 14 (4.36%) OpenText
4 13 (4.05%) Ariba
5 11 (3.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.18%) Concur
6 7 (2.18%) IBM
7 6 (1.87%) VMware
8 5 (1.56%) Cognos
9 4 (1.25%) F5
9 4 (1.25%) HP
10 3 (0.93%) Informatica
10 3 (0.93%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.93%) Tableau
10 3 (0.93%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.93%) webMethods
11 2 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.62%) Sun
11 2 (0.62%) Veritas
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