Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 839 856
Rank change year-on-year -20 +17 -14
Contract jobs citing E-Procurement 16 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.024% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.028% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 13
UK median daily rate £320 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -6.67% -31.03%
10th Percentile £188 £263 £139
90th Percentile £578 £493 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year - -11.82% -29.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
UK median hourly rate £17.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - £17.00

E-Procurement 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 84,708 80,985 88,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.85% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,780 53,648 57,331
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,963 2,249 2,692
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.43 £23.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +4.29% +17.13%
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.29 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.21% -4.00% +25.00%

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 16 January 2018.

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 9 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 16 January 2018. 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 -20 14 £450 +28.57% 5
UK excluding London 0 7 £375 - 4
London -42 7 £550 +57.71% 1
Midlands +5 3 £450 +136.84% 1
West Midlands +8 2 £475 +150.00%
South East -19 2 - - 1
Wales - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 £141 - 1
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (31.25%) Ariba
3 5 (31.25%) ERP
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
4 4 (25.00%) SAP MM
4 4 (25.00%) Process Management
4 4 (25.00%) Legal
4 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (25.00%) Demand Management
5 3 (18.75%) Contract Management
5 3 (18.75%) NHS
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) Infor
7 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (6.25%) Infor M3
7 1 (6.25%) Talend
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (6.25%) Line Management
7 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (6.25%) Infor M3
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Business Process Owner
2 2 (12.50%) Business Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Procurement Officer
2 2 (12.50%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Assistant Buyer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Process Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Buyer
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Commercial Officer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Process Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Procurement Assistant
3 1 (6.25%) Procurement Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Procurement Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (31.25%) ERP
3 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 4 (25.00%) Process Management
3 4 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (18.75%) Contract Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Ariba
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Infor
4 1 (6.25%) Talend