The table below looks at the statistics for CDISC skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CDISC over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
Rank 570 563 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing CDISC 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.004% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.055% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4116 3609 4255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.04% 7.50% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2529 2169 2385
Average daily rate £410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 147 215
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

CDISC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CDISC Jobs Demand Trend in England

CDISC
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CDISC Daily Rate Trend in England

CDISC
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CDISC across the England region.

CDISC Hourly Rate Trend in England

CDISC
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CDISC within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 10 - -
CDISC
UK

CDISC
Top 29 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CDISC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CDISC.

1 23 (95.83%) SAS
2 15 (62.50%) Data Management
3 13 (54.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (45.83%) SQL
5 10 (41.67%) XML
5 10 (41.67%) Cognos
5 10 (41.67%) Spotfire
5 10 (41.67%) Data Mapping
5 10 (41.67%) PL/SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) Clinical Data Management
8 2 (8.33%) Statistics
8 2 (8.33%) Base SAS
8 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (4.17%) Data Entry
9 1 (4.17%) Stata
9 1 (4.17%) Workflow
9 1 (4.17%) Validation
9 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
9 1 (4.17%) PhD
9 1 (4.17%) GCP
9 1 (4.17%) Biometrics
9 1 (4.17%) Project Management
9 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Economics
9 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
9 1 (4.17%) Biotechnology
9 1 (4.17%) QA
9 1 (4.17%) Project Planning

CDISC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CDISC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CDISC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (95.83%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Spotfire
2 2 (8.33%) Base SAS
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
General
1 13 (54.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Consultant
1 10 (41.67%) Programmer
1 10 (41.67%) SAS Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) SAS Programmer
3 3 (12.50%) Data Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior SAS Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior SAS Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Clinical Data Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Clinical Data Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Statistical Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Statistics
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Biotechnology
2 1 (4.17%) Biometrics
2 1 (4.17%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Data Management
2 10 (41.67%) Data Mapping
3 4 (16.67%) Clinical Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Entry
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GCP
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Cognos