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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
Rank 591 573 570
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing CDISC 4 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.023% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.094% 0.29% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£320 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
4251 4138 3697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.02% 8.09% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2662 2543 2213
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £565 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 192 149
Average hourly rate £21.51 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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 3 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -6 3 £320 -
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
CDISC
UK

CDISC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) SAS
2 5 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Biotechnology
5 2 (28.57%) FMCG
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Gradle
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
6 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) Life Science
6 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Base SAS
6 1 (14.29%) Groovy
6 1 (14.29%) JPA
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Spring
6 1 (14.29%) Maven
6 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis

CDISC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Base SAS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ProC
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Gradle
General
1 5 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Programmer
1 4 (57.14%) SAS Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior SAS Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Swing Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Swing
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Biotechnology
1 2 (28.57%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Groovy
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GCP
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle