The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 March 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 119 113
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6  
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 15 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.48% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.59% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 3
Median daily rate £388 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £419 £400
% change year-on-year -4.47% +4.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.10

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1797 2219 1944
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.97% 82.43% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1219 1120
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Procure-to-Pay
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Procure-to-Pay in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Procure-to-Pay in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Coventry - 4 £550 -
Birmingham 0 3 £418 -1.76%
Warwickshire -2 2 £306 +2.08%
Solihull - 1 £550 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Procure-to-Pay
England

Procure-to-Pay
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay.

1 22 (78.57%) SAP
2 11 (39.29%) Finance
3 10 (35.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (35.71%) Retail
3 10 (35.71%) SAP Implementation
4 9 (32.14%) SAP MM
5 8 (28.57%) Order to Cash
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.29%) SAP SD
7 3 (10.71%) SAP PP
8 2 (7.14%) SAP HANA
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (7.14%) Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) SAP APO
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle
8 2 (7.14%) Validation
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (3.57%) Personalization
9 1 (3.57%) PMO
9 1 (3.57%) Change Management
9 1 (3.57%) BT
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (3.57%) Workflow
9 1 (3.57%) Automotive
9 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
9 1 (3.57%) SQL
9 1 (3.57%) CSS

Procure-to-Pay
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (32.14%) SAP MM
2 4 (14.29%) SAP SD
3 3 (10.71%) SAP PP
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (7.14%) SAP APO
4 2 (7.14%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (3.57%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (35.71%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Consultant
2 9 (32.14%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) SAP P2P Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) SAP MM Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Supply Chain Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Business Development Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Business Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Development Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Process Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Process Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) SAP APO Expert
7 2 (7.14%) SAP HANA Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) SAP P2P Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Report Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) SAP Implementation
2 8 (28.57%) Order to Cash
3 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.57%) Cash Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.57%) ETL
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) BT
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Lawrence Harvey
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