Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Procure-to-Pay over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 59 60
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.29% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £413 - £388
10th Percentile £406 - £369
90th Percentile £419 - £406
East of England median daily rate £425 - £394
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

Procure-to-Pay is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 576 523 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 83.97% 82.62% 85.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 335 372
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% -5.29%
10th Percentile £266 £210 £240
90th Percentile £595 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 49
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -60.00% +105.88%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £9.85
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%

Procure-to-Pay
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Procure-to-Pay as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Procure-to-Pay in Bedfordshire

Procure-to-Pay
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Procure-to-Pay in Bedfordshire

Procure-to-Pay
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -7 2 £413 -
Procure-to-Pay
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay.

1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) SIPOC
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt

Procure-to-Pay
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) SIPOC
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt