The table below looks at the statistics for Procure-to-Pay skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Procure-to-Pay over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
Rank 124 115 117
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 24 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.25% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £410 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 - £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Procure-to-Pay
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2644 1984 1923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.78% 78.20% 74.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1567 1143 1000
Median daily rate £400 £395 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 100 114
Median hourly rate £19.72 £31.44 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% +5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Procure-to-Pay
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Procure-to-Pay
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay across the West Midlands region.

Procure-to-Pay Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Procure-to-Pay
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Procure-to-Pay Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Procure-to-Pay
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-Pay across the West Midlands region.

Procure-to-Pay Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Procure-to-Pay
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Coventry - 17 £470 - 1
Shropshire - 4 - -
Warwickshire -4 1 £350 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Procure-to-Pay
England

Procure-to-Pay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay.

1 26 (83.87%) SAP
2 19 (61.29%) SAP Implementation
3 18 (58.06%) Retail
3 18 (58.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (48.39%) Finance
5 11 (35.48%) Order to Cash
6 8 (25.81%) SAP SD
7 6 (19.35%) SAP MM
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
8 4 (12.90%) SQL
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (12.90%) Workflow
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (12.90%) Cash Management
9 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.45%) SAP SRM
10 2 (6.45%) SAP Retail
10 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA

Procure-to-Pay
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (12.90%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) SAP SD
2 6 (19.35%) SAP MM
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Retail
4 2 (6.45%) SAP SRM
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (3.23%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (58.06%) Pharmaceutical
1 18 (58.06%) Retail
2 15 (48.39%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Workstream Lead
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) PMO Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior PMO
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) P2P Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Procurement Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Project Support Manager
6 1 (3.23%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) SAP BI Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) SAP MM Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) SAP P2P Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) EDI
1 1 (3.23%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) SAP Implementation
2 11 (35.48%) Order to Cash
3 4 (12.90%) Cash Management
3 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Workflow
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) ERP
6 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Information Management
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Record to Report
6 1 (3.23%) Strategic Management
6 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) SAP
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle