The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 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.

Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.76% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.37% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.09 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year -50.11% -  

Procure-to-Pay 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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 459 372 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.77% 78.65% 84.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 265 384
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 19
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £72.50 £16.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Procure-to-Pay
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Procure-to-Pay as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Procure-to-Pay in South Wales

Procure-to-Pay
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Procure-to-Pay in South Wales

Procure-to-Pay
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Cardiff - 4 £525 -
Procure-to-Pay
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) SAP SRM
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Ariba
2 3 (60.00%) Source to Pay
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) Document Management
3 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Record to Report

Procure-to-Pay
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP SRM
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Source to Pay
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Document Management
3 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Record to Report
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Ariba
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft