The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GxP
North West / Cheshire
Rank - - 66
Contract jobs citing GxP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £310 £550
% change year-on-year
+36.29% -43.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
38 76 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.84% 8.53% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 57 40
Median daily rate £350 £490 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +45.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +88.76%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing GxP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

GxP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GxP across the Cheshire region.

GxP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

GxP
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GxP 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for GxP.

1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation