The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 174 207 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs citing GxP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.018% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £438 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +20.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
GxP
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
347 504 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.03% 9.27% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 371 402
Median daily rate £475 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £384
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Median hourly rate £52.75 £24.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.79% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.55 £15.80 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.95 £55.50 £29.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GxP
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 GxP across the City of London region.

GxP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GxP
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for GxP.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP