The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for E-Procurement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited E-Procurement over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Electronic Procurement (eProcurement)
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 160 -
Contract jobs citing E-Procurement 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.053% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.065% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £384 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £350 £288
% change year-on-year +42.85% +21.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.00

E-Procurement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2349 3084 2925
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.00% 82.20% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1942 1710
Median daily rate £410 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +9.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 77 125
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.75% -12.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

E-Procurement
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing E-Procurement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for E-Procurement in the North West

E-Procurement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing E-Procurement in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Procurement in the North West

E-Procurement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Procurement in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Procurement in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-Procurement 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 North West region with a requirement for E-Procurement.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

E-Procurement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) JD Edwards
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft