Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 23 July 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)
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 809 873 830
Rank change year-on-year +64 -43 -17
Contract jobs citing E-Procurement 44 15 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.014% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.016% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 39
UK median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -21.69%
10th Percentile £215 £275 £212
90th Percentile £675 £438 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £319 £269
% change year-on-year +33.33% +18.60% -32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £26.05 - £39.00
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80093 91859 91068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.22% 83.48% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52513 60584 57632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2063 2196 2578
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.32%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +4.65%

E-Procurement
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing E-Procurement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for E-Procurement in the UK

E-Procurement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Procurement in the UK

E-Procurement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Procurement over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Procurement in the UK

E-Procurement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Procurement in the UK

E-Procurement
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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 +82 36 £413 +17.86% 4
UK excluding London +79 26 £425 +33.33% 4
London +29 16 £615 +44.71% 2
South East +40 11 £425 +30.77% 1
Scotland +40 6 £650 -
West Midlands +31 6 £203 -32.50% 1
Midlands +27 6 £203 -32.50% 1
North of England +57 2 £350 -1.41%
North West +37 2 £350 -1.41%
East of England - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 with a requirement for E-Procurement.

1 26 (59.09%) Finance
2 17 (38.64%) Supplier Management
3 14 (31.82%) ERP
4 9 (20.45%) Oracle
4 9 (20.45%) SAP
5 8 (18.18%) XML
5 8 (18.18%) SLA
5 8 (18.18%) Ariba
5 8 (18.18%) Legal
5 8 (18.18%) NHS
6 7 (15.91%) Law
6 7 (15.91%) Project Management
6 7 (15.91%) Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (13.64%) SAP ERP
7 6 (13.64%) Supply Chain Management
7 6 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.36%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.36%) Workflow
8 5 (11.36%) Validation
9 4 (9.09%) Benchmarking
9 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (9.09%) SDLC
9 4 (9.09%) Degree
9 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing

E-Procurement
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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) SAP ERP
2 5 (11.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (59.09%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Legal
3 7 (15.91%) Law
4 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.55%) Back Office
5 2 (4.55%) Local Government
6 1 (2.27%) Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Procurement Manager
2 7 (15.91%) Consultant
2 7 (15.91%) IT Manager
2 7 (15.91%) Procurement Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Implementation Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Category Manager
4 4 (9.09%) IT Procurement Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Agresso Implementation Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Commercial Officer
5 3 (6.82%) Workstream Lead
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Business Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Procurement Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Procurement Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.27%) EDI
3 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) NHS
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
1 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Supplier Management
2 14 (31.82%) ERP
3 7 (15.91%) Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (15.91%) Project Management
4 6 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (13.64%) Supply Chain Management
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.36%) Validation
5 5 (11.36%) Workflow
6 4 (9.09%) Benchmarking
6 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 4 (9.09%) SDLC
6 4 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Contract Management
7 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) C
2 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
2 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.55%) MCP
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) DameWare
1 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
1 9 (20.45%) SAP
2 8 (18.18%) Ariba
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Google
4 2 (4.55%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.55%) Sophos
5 1 (2.27%) NEC