The federal equivalent of Black Friday isn’t what it used to be. Conventional wisdom has it that agencies rush to spend their budgets in the final quarter of the fiscal year, but a new analysis of federal contracting data shows that Q4 spending is declining after years of elevated levels, with more agencies obligating a larger share of funds in the first quarter of the fiscal year.

Navy

$88.0B Contract Spend 0.2%

Navy

$149.2B Budget Authority 1.1%

Navy

104.3K Contract Spend 3.1%

Navy

52.8K Vendors 9.6%

Army

$71.4B Contract Spend 6.7%

Army

$119.5 Budget Authority 2.1%

Army

86.7K Contracts 4.5%

Army

53.3K Vendors 8.8%

Air Force

$56.4B Contract Spend 4.1%

Air Force

$136.9 Budget Authority 1.3%

Air Force

41.4K Contracts 4.8%

Air Force

22.6K Vendors 6.3%

The 2016 Federal Scorecard

Government Executive Media Group and Govini are proud to present The 2016 Federal Scorecard. Utilizing a big data approach to provide a broad picture of agency and contractor activity with more than 6,000 data points, the Scorecard is a powerful market intelligence resource creating a provocative view into the Federal procurement landscape.

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