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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Procurement (eProcurement)
England / North West
Rank 126 147 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Contract jobs citing E-Procurement 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.078% 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £235 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.93% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £313 £225
% change year-on-year +36.00% +38.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 2113 3163 2829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.35% 82.43% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1915 1539
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 122 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Procurement in the North West.

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

E-Procurement
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Procurement within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Manchester +9 2 £350 +48.93%
E-Procurement
England

E-Procurement
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
Top Related 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