The table below looks at the statistics for GMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GMP over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GMP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +38.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+114.28% +59.09%
GMP
London

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 City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
312 482 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.00% 8.86% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 351 457
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £320 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +41.46%

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GMP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GMP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GMP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GMP across the City of London region.

GMP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London