Digital Marketplace buyers and suppliers information

Guidance for buyers and suppliers of cloud technology, digital outcomes, digital specialists, user research participants and labs.

Public sector organisations, including agencies and arm’s length bodies, can use the Digital Marketplace to find people and technology for digital projects.

If you want to sell services through the Digital Marketplace, you need to apply to be on the relevant framework (agreement between government and suppliers).

You can buy or sell:

  • cloud services (for example content delivery networks or accounting software) through the G-Cloud framework
  • digital outcomes, digital specialists and user research services through the Digital Outcomes and Specialists framework

You can also buy access to physical datacentre space through the Crown Hosting Data Centres framework.

Get Digital Marketplace help:

Read the Digital Marketplace blog for the latest updates.

Buyers’ guides

Guidance for public sector buyers.

Framework agreements, ‘call-off’ contracts and templates for buyers and suppliers.

Before you buy

Buying fairly

Fair, open and transparent buying on the Digital Marketplace.

Writing requirements

Shortlisting and evaluation

How to shortlist and evaluate Digital Outcomes and Specialists suppliers.

Working with Digital Marketplace suppliers


Managing G-Cloud and Digital Outcomes and Specialists’ contracts.

Suppliers’ guides

Guidance for Digital Marketplace, G-Cloud and Digital Outcomes and Specialists’ suppliers.

Published 1 November 2013
Last updated 27 June 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added new Digital Outcomes and Specialists guide "How to make changes to your published Digital Outcomes and Specialists requirements"
  2. Added new Digital Outcomes and Specialists suppliers' guide on applying for opportunities
  3. First published.