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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
England / West Midlands
Rank 106 116 103
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 15 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.35% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.42% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Median daily rate £460 £513 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.24% +50.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £193 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.10

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
1918 2120 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.68% 81.85% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1226 1204 935
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 47 104
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £39.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 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
Coventry -9 4 £458 -
Warwickshire -3 2 £306 -51.00%
Birmingham -4 1 £125 -37.50%
Solihull - 1 £550 -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Procure-to-Pay
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay.

1 28 (75.68%) SAP
2 19 (51.35%) Finance
3 18 (48.65%) SAP Implementation
4 17 (45.95%) Retail
4 17 (45.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (32.43%) Order to Cash
6 10 (27.03%) SAP MM
7 9 (24.32%) SAP SD
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (10.81%) Workflow
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (10.81%) Cash Management
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle
9 3 (8.11%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (8.11%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
9 3 (8.11%) SQL
10 2 (5.41%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (5.41%) SAP APO
10 2 (5.41%) Project Management
10 2 (5.41%) Validation
10 2 (5.41%) 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 (10.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (27.03%) SAP MM
2 9 (24.32%) SAP SD
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (5.41%) SAP APO
5 2 (5.41%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (5.41%) SAP SRM
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 17 (45.95%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (45.95%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) SAP P2P Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) SAP MM Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Supply Chain Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Business Development Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Development Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Process Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SAP APO Expert
6 2 (5.41%) SAP HANA Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) SAP Implementation
2 12 (32.43%) Order to Cash
3 4 (10.81%) Cash Management
3 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.81%) Workflow
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Validation
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Process Management
5 1 (2.70%) Record to Report
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Source to Pay
5 1 (2.70%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) BT