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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
UK
Rank 428 480 459
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -21
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 154 138 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 76 80
Median daily rate £413 £438 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-64.54% -

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
36193 41509 39855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.76% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23989 26924 25716
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1213 1044
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% +53.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.16 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +48 141 £413 -5.71% 25
London +37 77 £413 +10.00% 12
South East -14 17 £481 +13.23% 8
West Midlands +1 13 £460 -26.40% 3
East of England +4 8 £400 -4.76% 1
City of London -4 8 £350 -6.66%
Coventry -13 7 £421 -
Scotland - 7 £400 -
Essex +4 6 £400 +14.28%
North West +26 5 £475 +137.50% 1
East Midlands +10 5 £369 -26.25%
Oxfordshire +5 5 £475 -12.64%
Colchester - 5 £400 -
Manchester +20 4 £475 +111.11%
Kent - 4 £425 - 1
South West +11 3 £313 -28.57%
Brentford +11 3 £450 +28.57%
Midlands +4 3 £400 -11.11%
Northamptonshire -11 3 £325 -35.00%
Glasgow - 3 £400 -
Devon +12 2 - -
Berkshire +1 2 - -
Hertfordshire +1 2 - -
Fife - 2 £250 -
West Yorkshire +15 1 £275 -47.61%
Surrey +14 1 - - 3
Yorkshire +10 1 £275 -47.61%
Leeds +4 1 £275 -47.61%
West Sussex +1 1 £575 +228.57%
Merseyside -1 1 - - 1

Procure-to-Pay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 169 (50.75%) SAP
2 152 (45.65%) Finance
3 101 (30.33%) Oracle
4 100 (30.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 90 (27.03%) ERP
6 86 (25.83%) Order to Cash
7 71 (21.32%) Record to Report
8 52 (15.62%) Oracle EBS
9 51 (15.32%) Oracle EBS R12
10 41 (12.31%) Project Management
11 40 (12.01%) Retail
12 39 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (11.41%) Migration
14 34 (10.21%) SAP Implementation
15 31 (9.31%) SAP MM
16 29 (8.71%) SAP FI
17 28 (8.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (8.41%) Change Management
17 28 (8.41%) Oracle Financials
18 26 (7.81%) Data Migration
19 25 (7.51%) Process Improvement
20 24 (7.21%) Oracle Receivables
20 24 (7.21%) SAP CO
20 24 (7.21%) SAP FI/CO
21 23 (6.91%) Oracle Payables
22 19 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
23 18 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
23 18 (5.41%) Ariba
24 17 (5.11%) Oracle ERP
24 17 (5.11%) OpenText VIM for SAP

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 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.80%) NetWeaver
3 5 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.20%) SAS
5 2 (0.60%) Apache
5 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.60%) iPlanet
5 2 (0.60%) JBoss
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.30%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.80%) MS Office
3 5 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.20%) MS Project
4 4 (1.20%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 100 (30.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 52 (15.62%) Oracle EBS
3 51 (15.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 31 (9.31%) SAP MM
5 29 (8.71%) SAP FI
6 28 (8.41%) Oracle Financials
7 24 (7.21%) Oracle Receivables
7 24 (7.21%) SAP CO
7 24 (7.21%) SAP FI/CO
8 23 (6.91%) Oracle Payables
9 17 (5.11%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 17 (5.11%) Oracle ERP
10 15 (4.50%) SAP SD
10 15 (4.50%) SAP SRM
11 10 (3.00%) Oracle Assets
11 10 (3.00%) Oracle FAH
11 10 (3.00%) Unit4 Business World
12 6 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 5 (1.50%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.80%) Intranet
2 5 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (1.50%) IPsec
3 4 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.60%) Firewall
5 1 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.70%) SAP HANA
2 8 (2.40%) SAP BW
3 6 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.20%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.90%) GIS
6 2 (0.60%) Big Data
6 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.60%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (0.60%) QlikView
6 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.60%) SAS EBI
6 2 (0.60%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.30%) DataStage
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Composer
General
1 152 (45.65%) Finance
2 40 (12.01%) Retail
3 28 (8.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (4.20%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.00%) Back Office
6 6 (1.80%) Marketing
7 5 (1.50%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.20%) Advertising
8 4 (1.20%) Electronics
9 3 (0.90%) Automotive
9 3 (0.90%) Banking
9 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.90%) Publishing
10 2 (0.60%) Billing
10 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.60%) German Language
10 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Legal
11 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 78 (23.42%) Consultant
2 62 (18.62%) Analyst
3 36 (10.81%) SAP Consultant
4 35 (10.51%) Business Analyst
5 23 (6.91%) Oracle Consultant
6 22 (6.61%) Project Manager
6 22 (6.61%) SAP P2P Consultant
7 21 (6.31%) Architect
8 20 (6.01%) Oracle Analyst
9 19 (5.71%) Oracle Business Analyst
10 18 (5.41%) Oracle P2P Consultant
11 17 (5.11%) SAP Manager
12 16 (4.80%) SAP Analyst
13 13 (3.90%) Financial Analyst
13 13 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (3.60%) SAP Architect
15 11 (3.30%) Data Analyst
15 11 (3.30%) Functional Consultant
15 11 (3.30%) Programme Manager
15 11 (3.30%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.30%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (2.10%) Web Services
3 4 (1.20%) Middleware
3 4 (1.20%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (0.90%) SAP Core Interface
4 3 (0.90%) SAPUI5
4 3 (0.90%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (0.60%) CSS
5 2 (0.60%) EDI
5 2 (0.60%) HTML
5 2 (0.60%) HTML5
5 2 (0.60%) J2EE
5 2 (0.60%) Node.js
5 2 (0.60%) RESTful
6 1 (0.30%) .NET
6 1 (0.30%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.30%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.30%) FMCG
3 10 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.80%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.50%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (1.50%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (0.90%) e-Learning
6 3 (0.90%) User Experience
7 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.60%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.60%) Clustering
7 2 (0.60%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.60%) Derivative
7 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.60%) NHS
7 2 (0.60%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.30%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.30%) Informatics
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.20%) OS/2
1 4 (1.20%) Unix
2 2 (0.60%) AIX
2 2 (0.60%) HPUX
2 2 (0.60%) Linux
2 2 (0.60%) Solaris
2 2 (0.60%) SUSE
3 1 (0.30%) Windows
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (27.03%) ERP
2 86 (25.83%) Order to Cash
3 71 (21.32%) Record to Report
4 41 (12.31%) Project Management
5 39 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (11.41%) Migration
7 34 (10.21%) SAP Implementation
8 28 (8.41%) Change Management
9 26 (7.81%) Data Migration
10 25 (7.51%) Process Improvement
11 18 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (4.50%) ITIL
14 14 (4.20%) Data Management
15 13 (3.90%) Supplier Management
15 13 (3.90%) Workflow
16 12 (3.60%) Coaching
16 12 (3.60%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.50%) SQL
2 6 (1.80%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.20%) ABAP
4 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.60%) C#
4 2 (0.60%) C++
4 2 (0.60%) Go
4 2 (0.60%) Java
4 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.60%) Scala
5 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (2.70%) Degree
2 8 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.80%) ACCA
3 6 (1.80%) CIMA
4 5 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (0.60%) APMP
6 2 (0.60%) CCA
6 2 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) MBA
6 2 (0.60%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.30%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.80%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.50%) SLA
3 4 (1.20%) GAAP
3 4 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.90%) QA
5 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.30%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (2.10%) Hyper-V
1 7 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.60%) KVM
2 2 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 169 (50.75%) SAP
2 101 (30.33%) Oracle
3 18 (5.41%) Ariba
4 11 (3.30%) OpenText
5 9 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.40%) Concur
6 8 (2.40%) IBM
7 7 (2.10%) F5
7 7 (2.10%) JD Edwards
7 7 (2.10%) VMware
8 4 (1.20%) HP
8 4 (1.20%) Workday
9 3 (0.90%) Cognos
9 3 (0.90%) Informatica
9 3 (0.90%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.90%) webMethods
10 2 (0.60%) Cisco
10 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.60%) Sun
10 2 (0.60%) Veritas
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