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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Procure-to-pay over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 115 99 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 7 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.50% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.71% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 12
Average daily rate £569 £340 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.27% -28.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £328 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £408 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £12.10 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+354.54% -61.28%
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Procure-to-pay within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry -7 3 - -
Warwickshire +1 2 £625 +83.82%
Wolverhampton - 1 £513 -
Procure-to-pay
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 9 (69.23%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Automotive
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) PLM
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) Billing
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Google
6 1 (7.69%) Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) Flash
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 1 (7.69%) ProC

Procure-to-pay
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
1 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ProC
General
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Automotive
5 1 (7.69%) Billing
5 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) SAP Architect
1 5 (38.46%) SAP Solutions Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Financial Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Commercial Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Procurement Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Procurement Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (15.38%) PLM
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) People Management
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) Google