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

$95.8B Contract Spend 8.8%

Navy

$159.3B Budget Authority 6.6%

Navy

89.1K Contracts 4.4%

Navy

24.3K Vendors 1.3%

Army

$76.0B Contract Spend 6.2%

Army

$123.3 Budget Authority 2.7%

Army

74.1K Contracts 6.3%

Army

29.2K Vendors 2.8%

Air Force

$68.9B Contract Spend 21.8%

Air Force

$145.7 Budget Authority 6.2%

Air Force

41.5K Contracts 1.0%

Air Force

17.4K Vendors 1.3%

Health and Human Services

$22.8B Contract Spend 5.1%%

The 2017 Federal Scorecard

Introducing The 2017 Federal Scorecard, the premier annual ranking of vendors and agencies. This publication provides clarity into the murky Federal Market, distilling millions of data points into intelligence you can use to create and connect your strategy to win Federal Business.

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