The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
Rank 553 551 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing CDISC 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.006% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.084% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£405 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-14.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3927 3579 4144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.96% 7.68% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2398 2179 2273
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 134 227
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £42.60 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
CDISC
UK

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 July 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 -7 5 - -
East of England - 2 £375 -
North East - - - -
CDISC
UK

CDISC
Top 23 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (100.00%) SAS
2 15 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (55.00%) Data Management
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) Cognos
5 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Spotfire
5 5 (25.00%) Data Mapping
5 5 (25.00%) Clinical Data Management
6 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.00%) Base SAS
8 1 (5.00%) Biotechnology
8 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Statistics
8 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (5.00%) Workflow
8 1 (5.00%) Validation
8 1 (5.00%) GCP
8 1 (5.00%) Biometrics
8 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
8 1 (5.00%) PhD

CDISC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) Base SAS
4 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
General
1 15 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Programmer
2 11 (55.00%) SAS Programmer
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) SAS Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior SAS Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Senior SAS Programmer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Clinical Data Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Clinical Data Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Statistical Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Biometrics
1 1 (5.00%) Statistics
1 1 (5.00%) Biotechnology
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Data Management
2 5 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 5 (25.00%) Clinical Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GCP
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cognos