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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
Rank 483 488 416
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -72
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 169 158 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.35% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 93 127
Median daily rate £455 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £311 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £714 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -

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
44682 45591 43036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.87% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 29583 26703
Median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1197 1205
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Procure-to-Pay Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 160 £460 -2.64% 36
London +1 89 £475 -1.29% 13
South East +13 28 £475 +3.82% 14
Berkshire -1 16 £500 +33.33% 2
North West +14 12 £425 +6.25%
East of England +26 8 £450 +5.88% 2
South West +2 7 £350 +12.90% 1
West Midlands -34 6 £470 -6.00% 3
Hertfordshire +19 5 - - 1
Yorkshire +2 5 £368 +33.63%
Brentford +1 5 £525 +7.69% 1
Coventry -9 5 £470 -1.05%
Merseyside - 5 £500 -
Wokingham - 5 £510 -
City of London +38 3 £450 +2.27%
Oxfordshire +12 3 £488 +2.63% 5
Hampshire +4 3 £625 +19.04% 1
Reading +3 3 £475 +26.66%
Cheshire +2 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire +1 3 £350 +27.27%
Middlesex -6 3 £338 -26.83%
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +24 2 £450 +5.88% 1
Macclesfield +3 2 £350 -
Manchester -1 2 £350 -12.50%
Surrey -3 2 £324 +4.51% 3
Bracknell -5 2 £325 -
Wakefield - 2 £350 -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £405 -

Procure-to-Pay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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.

1 138 (46.46%) SAP
2 121 (40.74%) Finance
3 64 (21.55%) Oracle
3 64 (21.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 59 (19.87%) ERP
5 49 (16.50%) Migration
6 42 (14.14%) Order to Cash
7 37 (12.46%) Data Migration
7 37 (12.46%) Oracle EBS R12
8 34 (11.45%) Business Analysis
9 32 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 32 (10.77%) Microsoft
9 32 (10.77%) Change Management
10 31 (10.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 30 (10.10%) Record to Report
12 28 (9.43%) SAP SRM
13 27 (9.09%) MS Excel
14 26 (8.75%) Oracle Payables
15 24 (8.08%) Project Management
15 24 (8.08%) Manufacturing
16 22 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
16 22 (7.41%) Ariba
17 21 (7.07%) SAP FI
17 21 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (7.07%) FMCG
18 20 (6.73%) Oracle iProcurement
19 19 (6.40%) Workflow
19 19 (6.40%) Oracle Cash Management
20 18 (6.06%) Data Management
21 17 (5.72%) SAP Certification

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 6 (2.02%) Oracle UPK
2 5 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.01%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.02%) MS Office
4 5 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.01%) MS Project
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 64 (21.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 37 (12.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (9.43%) SAP SRM
4 26 (8.75%) Oracle Payables
5 22 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (7.07%) SAP FI
7 20 (6.73%) Oracle iProcurement
8 19 (6.40%) Oracle Cash Management
9 16 (5.39%) SAP CO
9 16 (5.39%) SAP FI/CO
10 15 (5.05%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 14 (4.71%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 14 (4.71%) Unit4 Business World
12 13 (4.38%) Oracle Applications
12 13 (4.38%) SAP MM
13 12 (4.04%) Oracle Financials
14 11 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
15 9 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
15 9 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
15 9 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.36%) SaaS
2 4 (1.35%) Taleo
3 3 (1.01%) Veeva
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.68%) Intranet
2 2 (0.67%) LAN
2 2 (0.67%) SAN
2 2 (0.67%) WAN
3 1 (0.34%) DNS
3 1 (0.34%) Firewall
3 1 (0.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.34%) SNMP
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.38%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (4.04%) SAP BW
3 11 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (3.03%) MS Access
5 5 (1.68%) SAP HANA
6 4 (1.35%) Essbase
6 4 (1.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (1.35%) SQLPlus
7 3 (1.01%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (1.35%) JDeveloper
1 4 (1.35%) LSMW
1 4 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
General
1 121 (40.74%) Finance
2 31 (10.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 24 (8.08%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.71%) Banking
5 12 (4.04%) Retail
6 7 (2.36%) General Ledger
6 7 (2.36%) Marketing
7 6 (2.02%) Legal
7 6 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.35%) Advertising
8 4 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.01%) Military
10 2 (0.67%) Electronics
10 2 (0.67%) German Language
10 2 (0.67%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Automotive
11 1 (0.34%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (28.62%) Consultant
2 76 (25.59%) Analyst
3 44 (14.81%) SAP Consultant
4 37 (12.46%) Business Analyst
5 23 (7.74%) SAP Analyst
6 20 (6.73%) Oracle Consultant
7 19 (6.40%) Project Manager
8 17 (5.72%) SAP P2P Analyst
9 16 (5.39%) Change Manager
9 16 (5.39%) Functional Consultant
10 13 (4.38%) SAP Manager
10 13 (4.38%) SAP P2P Consultant
11 12 (4.04%) Financial Analyst
11 12 (4.04%) Oracle P2P Consultant
12 11 (3.70%) Process Analyst
12 11 (3.70%) SAP SRM Consultant
12 11 (3.70%) Trainer
13 10 (3.37%) Architect
13 10 (3.37%) Test Analyst
14 9 (3.03%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.36%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (1.68%) XML
3 1 (0.34%) CSS
3 1 (0.34%) EDI
3 1 (0.34%) HTML
3 1 (0.34%) HTML5
3 1 (0.34%) Middleware
3 1 (0.34%) Node.js
3 1 (0.34%) RESTful
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.34%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.34%) SOAP
3 1 (0.34%) Web Services
3 1 (0.34%) WSDL
3 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.07%) FMCG
2 15 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.70%) e-Learning
5 5 (1.68%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.68%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.35%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.01%) Clustering
7 3 (1.01%) NHS
8 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.67%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.67%) Statistics
9 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.34%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.34%) Derivative
9 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.34%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.03%) Windows
2 5 (1.68%) Linux
2 5 (1.68%) Windows Server
2 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.01%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.67%) Unix
5 1 (0.34%) AIX
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.87%) ERP
2 49 (16.50%) Migration
3 42 (14.14%) Order to Cash
4 37 (12.46%) Data Migration
5 34 (11.45%) Business Analysis
6 32 (10.77%) Change Management
6 32 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (10.10%) Record to Report
8 24 (8.08%) Project Management
9 21 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (6.40%) Workflow
11 18 (6.06%) Data Management
12 16 (5.39%) Cash Management
13 14 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (4.71%) Lean Six Sigma
13 14 (4.71%) SAP Implementation
13 14 (4.71%) Six Sigma
14 13 (4.38%) Logistics
14 13 (4.38%) Test Scripting
15 12 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.38%) SQL
2 7 (2.36%) ABAP
2 7 (2.36%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.35%) C
4 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.34%) C#
5 1 (0.34%) C++
5 1 (0.34%) Go
5 1 (0.34%) Java
5 1 (0.34%) Perl
5 1 (0.34%) PHP
5 1 (0.34%) Python
5 1 (0.34%) Ruby
5 1 (0.34%) Scala
5 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (5.72%) Degree
1 17 (5.72%) SAP Certification
2 15 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.35%) ISEB
5 3 (1.01%) PMP
6 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) APMP
7 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.68%) SLA
3 4 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.01%) SEPA
5 2 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.67%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.67%) QA
6 1 (0.34%) MiFID
6 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 138 (46.46%) SAP
2 64 (21.55%) Oracle
3 32 (10.77%) Microsoft
4 22 (7.41%) Ariba
5 9 (3.03%) OpenText
6 8 (2.69%) JD Edwards
7 7 (2.36%) Hyperion
8 6 (2.02%) Pegasus
9 5 (1.68%) Citrix
10 4 (1.35%) Cognos
10 4 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.35%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.01%) CODA
11 3 (1.01%) VMware
12 2 (0.67%) Cisco
12 2 (0.67%) HP
12 2 (0.67%) Meridio
12 2 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (0.67%) Progress
12 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
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