Period
to 21 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Accounts Payable skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Accounts Payable over the 6 months to 21 January 2020 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.

Accounts Payable
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 638 785 739
Rank change year-on-year +147 -46 -34
Contract jobs citing Accounts Payable 103 107 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 60 79
UK median daily rate £465 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.83% +1.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £265 £265 £247
90th Percentile £603 £602 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £451 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.16% +18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
UK median hourly rate £16.12 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.41% -10.00% -16.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.24 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.48% -10.00% -15.49%

Accounts Payable 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 62,167 86,284 85,141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.29% 87.30% 86.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40,452 56,981 56,911
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +1.18% +4.83% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,068 2,172 2,015
UK median hourly rate £22.85 £23.34 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.10% +1.48% -1.18%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.42 £50.00 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.22 £24.00
% change year-on-year -5.47% -7.44% +6.67%

Accounts Payable
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Accounts Payable as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Accounts Payable in the UK

Accounts Payable
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Accounts Payable.

Contractor daily rate trend for Accounts Payable in the UK

Accounts Payable
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Accounts Payable over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Accounts Payable in the UK

Accounts Payable
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Accounts Payable.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Accounts Payable in the UK

Accounts Payable
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Accounts Payable within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2020. 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
England +143 100 £465 +3.91% 16
UK excluding London +108 61 £451 -5.16% 11
London +92 39 £475 +20.25% 4
South East +73 38 £503 -11.44% 3
North of England +45 10 £451 -1.42% 3
South West +14 5 £313 -34.21% 2
Midlands +40 4 £425 -10.53% 2
Yorkshire +38 4 £451 -9.80%
East of England +32 4 £500 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +30 3 £425 -10.53% 1
North West +15 3 - - 3
North East - 3 - -
West Midlands +35 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Accounts Payable also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Accounts Payable.

1 73 (70.87%) Finance
2 71 (68.93%) Accounts Receivable
3 60 (58.25%) General Ledger
4 42 (40.78%) Oracle
4 42 (40.78%) Oracle Payables
5 33 (32.04%) SAP
5 33 (32.04%) ERP
6 32 (31.07%) Oracle Receivables
7 26 (25.24%) Cash Management
8 24 (23.30%) Oracle Assets
9 21 (20.39%) Oracle Cash Management
10 19 (18.45%) Oracle Fusion
11 18 (17.48%) Oracle EBS
11 18 (17.48%) Workflow
12 17 (16.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (15.53%) SAP S/4HANA
13 16 (15.53%) Billing
13 16 (15.53%) SQL
14 13 (12.62%) Telecoms
14 13 (12.62%) SAP ERP
14 13 (12.62%) Oracle General Ledger
15 12 (11.65%) Procure-to-Pay
16 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (10.68%) Oracle Financials
16 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Excel
16 11 (10.68%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (10.68%) CCA
16 11 (10.68%) SAP FI
17 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
17 10 (9.71%) webMethods

Accounts Payable
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (8.74%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (40.78%) Oracle Payables
2 32 (31.07%) Oracle Receivables
3 24 (23.30%) Oracle Assets
4 21 (20.39%) Oracle Cash Management
5 18 (17.48%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (15.53%) SAP S/4HANA
7 13 (12.62%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (12.62%) SAP ERP
8 11 (10.68%) Oracle Financials
8 11 (10.68%) SAP FI
9 10 (9.71%) SAP PSCD
10 9 (8.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (6.80%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (5.83%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (5.83%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 5 (4.85%) NetSuite
13 5 (4.85%) SAP CO
13 5 (4.85%) SAP FI/CO
14 4 (3.88%) OpenText VIM for SAP
14 4 (3.88%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) GitHub
2 4 (3.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (9.71%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (4.85%) Looker
3 5 (4.85%) SQLPlus
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.97%) QlikView
5 1 (0.97%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.85%) JDeveloper
3 4 (3.88%) Toad
4 1 (0.97%) LSMW
General
1 73 (70.87%) Finance
2 60 (58.25%) General Ledger
3 16 (15.53%) Billing
4 13 (12.62%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.83%) Banking
5 6 (5.83%) Public Sector
5 6 (5.83%) Retail
6 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.94%) Local Government
8 1 (0.97%) International Banking
8 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (42.72%) Consultant
2 22 (21.36%) Analyst
3 17 (16.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 17 (16.50%) SAP Consultant
4 11 (10.68%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 8 (7.77%) Developer
5 8 (7.77%) Financial Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Cloud Consultant
6 7 (6.80%) Functional Consultant
7 6 (5.83%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (5.83%) SAP FI Consultant
7 6 (5.83%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Trainer
8 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Data Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Data Visualisation Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Business Developer
9 4 (3.88%) E-Business Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Finance Business Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (9.71%) SAP XI
3 6 (5.83%) XML
4 5 (4.85%) SAP Fiori
5 4 (3.88%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) e-Learning
2 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (68.93%) Accounts Receivable
2 33 (32.04%) ERP
3 26 (25.24%) Cash Management
4 18 (17.48%) Workflow
5 17 (16.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (11.65%) Procure-to-Pay
7 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (9.71%) CRM
8 10 (9.71%) Master Data Management
8 10 (9.71%) Migration
8 10 (9.71%) Revenue Management
9 9 (8.74%) Project Management
10 8 (7.77%) Record to Report
11 7 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (6.80%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (6.80%) Test Automation
12 6 (5.83%) Content Development
12 6 (5.83%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) SQL
2 10 (9.71%) PL/SQL
3 4 (3.88%) ABAP
3 4 (3.88%) C
3 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) CCA
2 3 (2.91%) Degree
3 2 (1.94%) ACCA
3 2 (1.94%) CIMA
3 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) PMO
1 5 (4.85%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) SLA
3 2 (1.94%) SEPA
4 1 (0.97%) GAAP
Vendors
1 42 (40.78%) Oracle
2 33 (32.04%) SAP
3 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.71%) webMethods
4 4 (3.88%) BT
4 4 (3.88%) Concur
4 4 (3.88%) OpenText
5 3 (2.91%) Ariba
6 2 (1.94%) hybris
7 1 (0.97%) IFS
7 1 (0.97%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.97%) Sun