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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GxP
North West / Cheshire
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing GxP 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £355 £550
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- +345.45%

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
36 77 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.09% 8.18% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 53 43
Median daily rate £350 £508 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £199 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £574 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £43.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-53.75% +82.10%

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 23 February 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