The first table below looks at the demand for Procure-to-pay skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Procure-to-pay over the 3 months to 30 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.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 403 424 461
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +37
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 189 141 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 84 69
Average daily rate
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£426 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £307 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £591 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £449 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.23% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40471 37295 40749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25021 22614 23464
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1059 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%

Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-pay within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Procure-to-pay within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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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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 +15 167 £425 -5.50% 18
London +34 93 £438 -2.77% 13
South East -2 26 £425 -
City of London +7 15 £433 +2.36% 2
East of England -4 15 £400 -20.00% 1
Surrey - 11 £460 -
West Midlands -14 10 £484 -9.90% 3
East Midlands +3 6 £375 -13.11%
Middlesex -5 6 £396 -20.80%
Coventry -10 5 £484 -11.95%
Berkshire +3 4 £375 +328.57%
North West +1 3 £413 +3.12% 1
Manchester -6 3 £413 +17.85% 1
Scotland -26 3 £225 -38.77%
Reading +8 2 - -
Cardiff -14 2 £450 -11.11%
South Wales -18 2 £450 -11.11%
Wales -20 2 £450 -11.11%
West Yorkshire - 2 £675 -
Yorkshire - 2 £675 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
Uxbridge - 2 £445 -
Birmingham -7 1 - -
Edinburgh -19 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £375 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Slough - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - - 1

Procure-to-pay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 199 (57.85%) SAP
2 140 (40.70%) Finance
3 73 (21.22%) Oracle
3 73 (21.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 51 (14.83%) ERP
5 50 (14.53%) SQL
6 49 (14.24%) SAP SRM
6 49 (14.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 44 (12.79%) Project Management
8 39 (11.34%) Workflow
9 38 (11.05%) PL/SQL
10 37 (10.76%) Change Management
11 36 (10.47%) Manufacturing
12 33 (9.59%) Oracle Payables
13 31 (9.01%) Oracle Receivables
14 30 (8.72%) Oracle Reports
15 29 (8.43%) Oracle EBS
15 29 (8.43%) Oracle General Ledger
16 28 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (8.14%) Oracle Forms
17 26 (7.56%) Microsoft
17 26 (7.56%) SAP MM
17 26 (7.56%) Oracle Workflow
18 25 (7.27%) Oracle Applications
19 24 (6.98%) Test Scripting
20 23 (6.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
20 23 (6.69%) Migration
21 22 (6.40%) XML
22 20 (5.81%) Oracle Financials
22 20 (5.81%) MS Excel

Procure-to-pay
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 26 (7.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.16%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.94%) MS Visio
2 17 (4.94%) MS Office
3 15 (4.36%) MS Project
4 14 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 73 (21.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 49 (14.24%) SAP SRM
2 49 (14.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (9.59%) Oracle Payables
4 31 (9.01%) Oracle Receivables
5 29 (8.43%) Oracle EBS
5 29 (8.43%) Oracle General Ledger
6 26 (7.56%) SAP MM
7 25 (7.27%) Oracle Applications
8 20 (5.81%) Oracle Financials
8 20 (5.81%) SAP FI
9 18 (5.23%) SAP CO
10 17 (4.94%) SAP FI/CO
11 16 (4.65%) Oracle ERP
12 11 (3.20%) SAP FI-AP
12 11 (3.20%) Oracle Cash Management
13 9 (2.62%) Oracle iProcurement
14 8 (2.33%) SAP APO
14 8 (2.33%) Agresso
15 7 (2.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.87%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) DNS
3 1 (0.29%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) DWDM
3 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.29%) SDH
3 1 (0.29%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.72%) Oracle Reports
2 23 (6.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 17 (4.94%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.36%) Oracle9i Database
5 12 (3.49%) SQLPlus
6 11 (3.20%) SAP BW
7 8 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.45%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (1.45%) SQL Server
9 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.29%) MS Access
11 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (8.14%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (2.62%) JDeveloper
3 4 (1.16%) LSMW
4 3 (0.87%) ProC
5 1 (0.29%) SAP CE
General
1 140 (40.70%) Finance
2 36 (10.47%) Manufacturing
3 20 (5.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (3.78%) General Ledger
5 9 (2.62%) Automotive
6 8 (2.33%) Banking
7 7 (2.03%) Back Office
8 6 (1.74%) Legal
8 6 (1.74%) Retail
9 4 (1.16%) German Language
9 4 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.87%) Billing
11 2 (0.58%) Marketing
11 2 (0.58%) French Language
12 1 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.29%) Front Office
12 1 (0.29%) Advertising
12 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 127 (36.92%) Consultant
2 77 (22.38%) SAP Consultant
3 51 (14.83%) Analyst
4 42 (12.21%) Oracle Consultant
5 41 (11.92%) SAP P2P Consultant
6 36 (10.47%) Functional Consultant
7 31 (9.01%) Project Manager
8 26 (7.56%) Business Analyst
9 20 (5.81%) Trainer
10 19 (5.52%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 18 (5.23%) SAP Trainer
12 16 (4.65%) Architect
13 15 (4.36%) SAP Manager
13 15 (4.36%) Oracle Financials Consultant
14 14 (4.07%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 13 (3.78%) SAP Architect
15 13 (3.78%) SAP Analyst
15 13 (3.78%) SAP SRM Consultant
16 10 (2.91%) SAP Solutions Architect
16 10 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.40%) XML
2 4 (1.16%) .NET
3 3 (0.87%) EDI
3 3 (0.87%) XSLT
3 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.87%) Web Services
3 3 (0.87%) Visualforce
4 2 (0.58%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) Middleware
5 1 (0.29%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.78%) Management Information System
2 9 (2.62%) FMCG
3 5 (1.45%) NHS
4 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.87%) E-Learning
5 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.29%) CMDB
6 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.29%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.29%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.94%) UNIX
2 9 (2.62%) VMS
3 4 (1.16%) Windows
3 4 (1.16%) Linux
4 1 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (14.83%) ERP
2 44 (12.79%) Project Management
3 39 (11.34%) Workflow
4 37 (10.76%) Change Management
5 28 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (6.98%) Test Scripting
7 23 (6.69%) Migration
8 18 (5.23%) SAP Implementation
9 16 (4.65%) Logistics
9 16 (4.65%) Business Analysis
9 16 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 16 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (4.07%) E-Commerce
10 14 (4.07%) Data Management
10 14 (4.07%) Data Migration
11 13 (3.78%) Business Transformation
11 13 (3.78%) E-Procurement
11 13 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (3.49%) Six Sigma
12 12 (3.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.53%) SQL
2 38 (11.05%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.45%) C
4 3 (0.87%) Apex Code
5 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.29%) ABAP
6 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.29%) VBScript
6 1 (0.29%) Java
6 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.29%) C#
6 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.49%) SAP Certification
3 10 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.03%) Degree
5 4 (1.16%) CCA
6 3 (0.87%) ISEB
6 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.58%) ACCA
7 2 (0.58%) CIMA
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PMP
8 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.29%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.91%) QA
2 3 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.87%) SLA
2 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 199 (57.85%) SAP
2 73 (21.22%) Oracle
3 26 (7.56%) Microsoft
4 20 (5.81%) Open Text
5 15 (4.36%) Ariba
6 7 (2.03%) Siebel
7 4 (1.16%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.87%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.87%) HP
9 2 (0.58%) Infor
9 2 (0.58%) Cognos
9 2 (0.58%) CODA
9 2 (0.58%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.58%) VMware
9 2 (0.58%) ReadSoft
9 2 (0.58%) Civica
10 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.29%) Manugistics
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Modis International - London
Rate: £450 - £468 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
MRP Global
Posted: 8 days ago
Brentford
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago