In 2015, the top 10 Procurement software vendors accounted for nearly 52% of the global Procurement applications market which grew 2% to approach nearly $5 billion in license, maintenance and subscription revenues.
Last year SAP led the pack with 22% market share and $1.1 billion in Procurement product revenues, riding on a 23% jump in license, maintenance and subscription revenues. Oracle was No. 2 achieving 12% share, IBM was the third at 10% and Infor and Mercateo were fourth and fifth place with 2% and 1%, respectively.
Through 2020, the Procurement applications market is expected to reach $5.4 billion by 2020, compared with $5.0 billion in 2015 at a compound annual growth rate of 1.6%.
|Exhibit 2: Worldwide Procurement Software Market 2015-2020 Forecast, $B|
|Year||2015||2020||2015-2020 CAGR, %|
Source: Apps Run The World, June 2016
Procurement Market Definitions And Forecast Assumptions
Procurement covers applications designed for purchasing material (whether direct or indirect; raw, in process, or finished; as a result of or flowing into a product supply chain-specific business process; or in support of performing a service) and services (business or professional).
Other functions include contract management, electronic network, punch-out, sourcing, and supplier rating to optimize the overall supplier relationship management business processes. Procurement applications revenues represent a major contributor to the Enterprise Resource Planning market as part of our market sizing exercise.
Supplier discovery and relationship management, coupled with networked markeplace, boost procurement activities.
Top 10 Procurement Software Vendors
Here are the rankings of the top 10 Procurement software vendors in 2015 and their market shares in 2015.
|Rank||Vendor||2014 Procurement Apps Revenues, $M||2015 Procurement Apps Revenues, $M||YoY Growth||2015 Procurement Market Share, %||Recent Developments|
|1||SAP||Subscribe||Subscribe||23%||22%||Procurement strategy is led by SAP Business Networks, which include Ariba for eProcurement, sourcing and supplier relationship management. It covers 2.2 million connected firms and $820 billion of B2B commerce as of 2Q16.|
|2||Oracle||Subscribe||Subscribe||3%||12%||Oracle offers eProcurement applications through its E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft Enterprise and JD Edwards Enterprise One apps.|
|3||IBM||Subscribe||Subscribe||-4%||10%||As part of its Smarter Commerce offerings, IBM’s procurement strategy revolves around Sterling Supplier Relationship Management and the 2014 acquisition of Aspera for secure transfer of massive data files such as EDI.|
|4||Infor||Subscribe||Subscribe||0%||2%||Acquired GTNexus for eMarketplace solutions in 2015.|
|5||Mercateo||Subscribe||Subscribe||18%||1%||Mercateo aims to simplify B2B procurement with the latest digital networking applications with the ease of consumer products.|
|6||Cvent||Subscribe||Subscribe||32%||1%||Divested consumer ticketing assets in December 2015 and consumer mobile assets in January 2016 as Cvent focuses on corporate event management solutions and group business platform for the hospitality industry.|
|7||Coupa Software||Subscribe||Subscribe||20%||1%||Acquired Contractually for contract management apps in 2016.|
|8||Achilles||Subscribe||Subscribe||13%||1%||Continued to expand supplier relationship management offerings among key verticals like construction and oil and gas in Europe.|
|9||JDA Software Group, Inc.||Subscribe||Subscribe||3%||1%||Signed 127 net-new customers in 2015 as its shift to the Cloud gathered momentum with over $100M in revenue.|
|10||SciQuest, Inc.||Subscribe||Subscribe||0%||1%||SciQuest, which specializes in eProcurement apps for Commercial (including Manufacturing, Retail, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Utilities, and Chemicals), Higher Education, Healthcare, Public Sector, was acquired by Accel-KKR for $509 million, in May 2016.|
Source: Apps Run The World, June 2016
Exhibit 4 shows the enterprise applications market by functional area. The highest growth functional markets revolve around smaller segments like eCommerce, Enterprise Performance Management, Sales Performance Management and Treasury and Risk, where first movers remain less established than those that for decades have been entrenched in functional areas like ERP, CRM and PLM.
Exhibit 4: Worldwide Enterprise Applications Market Forecast 2015-2020, By Functional Market, $M
Procurement Win/Loss Analysis As Part Of Enterprise Applications Buyer Insight Customer Database
On the buyer side, customers are investing in Procurement applications based on new features and capabilities that are expected to replace their existing legacy systems. In many cases, competitive upgrades and replacements that could have a profound impact on future market-share changes will become more widespread.
Since 2010, our global team of researchers have been studying the patterns of the latest procurement software purchases by customers around the world, aggregating massive amounts of data points that form the basis of our forecast assumptions and perhaps the rise and fall of certain vendors and their products on a quarterly basis.
Updated continuously, our database features extensive win/loss analysis. Each year our research team identifies tens of thousands of these customer wins and losses from public and proprietary sources.
The research results are being incorporated into regular updates in our Enterprise Applications Buyer Insight Customer Database. You can access the Quarterly Win/Loss Analysis Scoreboard and our Enterprise Applications Buyer Insight Customer Database by becoming a subscriber.
|Vendor||Customer Win||Industry||No. of employees||Revenue, $M||Old Product||New Product||Wins in|
|SAP||Al-Futtaim Automotive Group||Retail||44000||81678||AFM Service||SAP Ariba||3Q15|
|SAP||Talen Energy||Oil & Energy||3500||4300||Legasy System||SAP Ariba Procure-to-Pay||4Q15|
|SAP||Dole||Consumer products||74300||4400||Legasy System||SAP Ariba Procure-to-Pay||3Q15|
|SAP||Groupe Auchan||Retail||337800||60000||Legasy System||SAP Ariba Procure-to-Pay, Ariba Sourcing Solutions||4Q15|
|SAP||AIA Group||Insurance||20000||23275||Legasy System||SAP Ariba Solutions||2Q15|
|Oracle||Transit Wireless||Wireless||150||25||Legasy System||Oracle iProcurement||1Q15|
|Oracle||Rancon Group||Professional Services||125||20||Legasy System||Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud, Oracle Procurement Cloud||2Q14|
|Oracle||CyraCom||Translation and Localization||1400||100||Legasy System||Oracle ERP Financials Cloud, Sales Cloud, and Procurement Cloud||3Q15|
|Oracle||RedMart||Internet||500||120||Legasy System||Oracle ERP Cloud||1Q16|
|IBM||Optum – United Health Group||Hospital & Health Care||172000||157000||Coupa Procurement System||IBM Emptoris System||1Q15|
|IBM||Telstra||Telecommunications||36165||26700||Legasy System||IBM Emptoris Procurement||1Q16|
|Infor||Lineage Logistics||Warehousing||3000||500||Legasy System||IBM Emptoris Procurement||1Q16|
|Infor||Travelodge||Hospitality||4300||550||Legasy System||Infor SunSystems, Infor Professional Advantage iPoS Procure to Pay Solution, Infor V1 Document Management||4Q15|
|Infor||Michaels||Retail||13000||5000||Legasy System||Infor Workforce Management||2Q16|
|Cvent||Flextronics||Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing||200000||24900||Legasy System||Cvent Event Management Software||3Q15|
|Cvent||McKesson||Hospital & Health Care||70400||190884||Legasy System||Cvent Event Management Software||3Q15|
|Cvent||Merck KGaA||Pharmaceuticals||50000||12500||Legasy System||Cvent Event Management Software||3Q15|
|Cvent||Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas||Hospitality||2500||750||Legasy System||Cvent Event Management Software||3Q15|
|Cvent||National Journal||Online Media||300||100||Legasy System||Cvent Event Management Software||3Q15|
|Coupa Software||Forest City Enterprises||Real Estate||2800||1300||Legasy System||Coupa Procurement System||1Q15|
|Coupa Software||TOMS Shoes||Apparel & Fashion||800||350||Legasy System||Coupa Procurement System||1Q16|
|Coupa Software||World Vision Canada||Fund-Raising||700||290||Legasy System||Coupa Procurement System||1Q16|
|Coupa Software||Glassdoor||Internet||900||320||Legasy System||Coupa Procurement System||1Q16|
|Coupa Software||Wacom||Computer Hardware||1300||680||Legasy System||Coupa Procurement System||3Q15|
|JDA Software Group, Inc.||At Home Group Inc.||Retail||2941||1050||Legasy System||JDA Supply Chain and Retail Solutions||1Q16|
|JDA Software Group, Inc.||Ahold USA||Retail||236000||38200||Legasy System||JDA Supply Chain and Retail Solutions||1Q16|
|JDA Software Group, Inc.||Avon||Cosmetics||31000||60000||Legasy System||JDA Supply Chain and Retail Solutions||1Q16|
|JDA Software Group, Inc.||Becton Dickinson||Medical Devices||49500||10280||Legasy System||JDA Supply Chain and Retail Solutions||1Q16|
|JDA Software Group, Inc.||Speedway LLC||Retail||33820||55000||Legasy System||JDA Supply Chain and Retail Solutions||1Q16|
|JDA Software Group, Inc.||Halyard Health||Hospital & Health Care||16500||1700||Legasy System||JDA Supply Chain and Retail Solutions||1Q16|
|JDA Software Group, Inc.||CVS Pharmacy||Pharmaceuticals||155000||160170||Legasy System||JDA Supply Chain and Retail Solutions||1Q16|
|JDA Software Group, Inc.||Crossmark||Consumer Goods||40000||1200||Legasy System||JDA Supply Chain and Retail Solutions||1Q16|
|JDA Software Group, Inc.||Cook Medical Group||Medical Devices||11000||2100||Legasy System||JDA Supply Chain and Retail Solutions||1Q16|
|SciQuest, Inc.||Loyola University Maryland||Higher Education||650||230||Legasy System||SciQuest Source-To-Settle||2Q16|
|SciQuest, Inc.||Tulane University||Higher Education||5100||1200||Legasy System||e-Procurement Software||2Q16|
|SciQuest, Inc.||L.A. Care Health Plan||Hospital & Health Care||1500||350||Legasy System||SciQuest e-Procurement Software||1Q16|
|SciQuest, Inc.||Sunoco LP||Oil & Energy||11000||3200||Legasy System||SciQuest Source-To-Settle||1Q16|
|SciQuest, Inc.||Wor-Wic Community College||Education Management||300||75||Legasy System||SciQuest e-Procurement Software||1Q15|
|UNIT4||AGS Airports||Airlines||2500||950||Oracle||Unit4 Business World On||2Q16|
|UNIT4||Relay Graduate School of Education||Education||220||25||Legasy System||Unit4 Business World On, Unit4 Student Management||2Q16|
|UNIT4||University of Waterloo||Education||2500||800||Legasy System||Unit4 Business World On||2Q16|
|UNIT4||Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA)||Non Profit||600||55||Legasy System||Unit4 Business World On||2Q15|
An expanded version of this report covers the top 60+ Procurement Software Vendors, offering in-depth analysis of the market dynamics, vendors’ Strengths, Customers, Opportunities, Risks and Ecosystems as well as their ability to gain Shares (SCORES) within their respective space.
We also offer win-loss analysis of the quarterly wins of these top vendors and whether incumbents and upstarts pose any real threat to their standing amid shifting market requirements and user preferences.
More Enterprise Applications Research Findings
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Each year our global team of researchers conduct an annual survey of thousands of enterprise software vendors by contacting them directly on their latest quarterly and annual revenues by country, functional area, and vertical market.
We supplement their written responses with our own primary research to determine quarterly and yearly growth rates, In addition to customer wins to ascertain whether these are net new purchases or expansions of existing implementations.
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