Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 506 716 779
Rank change year-on-year +210 +63 -85
Contract jobs citing Accounts Payable 40 127 121
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 65 59
Median daily rate £550 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £309 £328
90th Percentile £700 £588 £622
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £400 £488
% change year-on-year +37.50% -17.95% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.76% +13.43% +9.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.85 £13.00
% change year-on-year +0.76% +52.69% -18.75%

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 30,284 79,150 89,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.99% 86.83% 86.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,912 52,054 58,808
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,099 2,287 2,401
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +12.94% -11.88%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +20.00% -20.00%

Accounts Payable
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Accounts Payable in the UK

Accounts Payable
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Accounts Payable.

Daily rate trend for Accounts Payable in the UK

Accounts Payable
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Accounts Payable over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Accounts Payable in the UK

Accounts Payable
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Accounts Payable.

Hourly rate trend for Accounts Payable in the UK

Accounts Payable
Top 12 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 7 August 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 +204 35 £525 +16.67% 4
UK excluding London +206 23 £550 +37.50% 4
London +170 15 £513 +9.04%
South East +162 14 £550 +10.00% 1
Work from Home -17 7 £550 +10.00%
North of England +112 4 £394 +21.15%
Wales - 3 £650 -
North West +79 2 - -
Yorkshire +68 2 £394 +21.15%
Midlands +87 1 - - 2
East of England +79 1 - - 1
West Midlands +67 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 30 (75.00%) Finance
2 24 (60.00%) Accounts Receivable
3 20 (50.00%) SAP
3 20 (50.00%) General Ledger
4 18 (45.00%) ERP
5 13 (32.50%) Oracle
5 13 (32.50%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (30.00%) SAP S/4HANA
7 8 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (17.50%) SAP ERP
9 6 (15.00%) Logistics
9 6 (15.00%) CRM
9 6 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (15.00%) Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (15.00%) Master Data Management
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (12.50%) Cash Management
10 5 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (12.50%) Supplier Relationship Management
10 5 (12.50%) SAP Fiori
10 5 (12.50%) webMethods
10 5 (12.50%) CCA
10 5 (12.50%) HTML
10 5 (12.50%) SAP PSCD
10 5 (12.50%) Revenue Management
10 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.50%) SAP XI
11 4 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion

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 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (30.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (17.50%) SAP ERP
5 6 (15.00%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (12.50%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (10.00%) SAP SRM
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (5.00%) SAP CO
9 2 (5.00%) SAP FI
9 2 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.50%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (75.00%) Finance
2 20 (50.00%) General Ledger
3 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Public Sector
5 2 (5.00%) Back Office
5 2 (5.00%) Billing
5 2 (5.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Local Government
6 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) ERP Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Finance Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Finance Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) SAP CO Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) SAP FI Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) SAP FI Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Financial Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
1 5 (12.50%) SAP Fiori
1 5 (12.50%) SAP XI
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) JMS
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) Node.js
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.50%) WebSockets
4 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Accounts Receivable
2 18 (45.00%) ERP
3 6 (15.00%) CRM
3 6 (15.00%) Logistics
3 6 (15.00%) Master Data Management
3 6 (15.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (12.50%) Cash Management
4 5 (12.50%) Revenue Management
4 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.50%) Supplier Relationship Management
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Content Development
6 3 (7.50%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (5.00%) BPR
7 2 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
1 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) CCA
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.50%) GAAP
3 1 (2.50%) IFRS
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 20022
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) SAP
2 13 (32.50%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) webMethods
4 4 (10.00%) Concur
4 4 (10.00%) Kofax
4 4 (10.00%) ReadSoft
5 2 (5.00%) Ariba
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Remedy
6 1 (2.50%) Solace