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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GxP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.15% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £335 £400
% change year-on-year
+41.79% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year
- -64.00%
GxP
North West

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
59 105 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.95% 10.60% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 87 53
Median daily rate £425 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £236 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £672 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.35% -8.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 1 £475 -
GxP
North West

GxP
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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