The table below looks at the statistics for GMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GMP over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
UK / England
Rank 539 590 575
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -15
Contract jobs citing GMP 26 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.034% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.64% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
Median daily rate £398 £428 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.01% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £425 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £430 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £428 £488
% change year-on-year
-13.45% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.45 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.60% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.45 -
% change year-on-year
-37.60% -

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
4040 4733 4336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.75% 10.17% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2631 2960 2735
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 182 163
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +73.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.66 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £57.60 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

GMP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GMP Daily Rate Trend in England

GMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GMP across the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

GMP Daily Rate Histogram in England

GMP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GMP Hourly Rate Trend in England

GMP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GMP across the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

GMP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

GMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +31 12 £370 - 2
London +24 9 £425 - 1
North West +21 3 £425 -
East of England +2 1 - -
GMP
UK

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GMP 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 England region with a requirement for GMP.

1 46 (86.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 30 (56.60%) GxP
3 24 (45.28%) Manufacturing
4 23 (43.40%) GAMP
4 23 (43.40%) GCP
5 22 (41.51%) ERP
5 22 (41.51%) Validation
6 21 (39.62%) SAP
6 21 (39.62%) Coaching
7 15 (28.30%) Information Security
8 14 (26.42%) FMCG
9 11 (20.75%) Capita
10 9 (16.98%) Degree
10 9 (16.98%) Quality Management
11 8 (15.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (15.09%) Change Control
11 8 (15.09%) Business Transformation
12 7 (13.21%) QA
12 7 (13.21%) Project Management
13 6 (11.32%) Logistics
13 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
13 6 (11.32%) Finance
13 6 (11.32%) Test Scripting
14 5 (9.43%) Document Management
14 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
15 4 (7.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
15 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
15 4 (7.55%) Migration

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) BPCS
2 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.89%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) PVCS
General
1 46 (86.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 24 (45.28%) Manufacturing
3 6 (11.32%) Finance
4 4 (7.55%) Marketing
5 2 (3.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Consultant
2 23 (43.40%) Compliance Consultant
3 18 (33.96%) Risk Consultant
4 14 (26.42%) IT Consultant
4 14 (26.42%) IT Risk Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (13.21%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
8 5 (9.43%) Validation Consultant
9 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 4 (7.55%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (7.55%) QA Leader
10 2 (3.77%) IT Manager
10 2 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Logistics Consultant
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Functional Consultant
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
10 2 (3.77%) UAT Lead
11 1 (1.89%) HR Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) FMCG
2 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Data Extraction
3 4 (7.55%) Life Science
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) LIMS
5 1 (1.89%) AS400
5 1 (1.89%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.89%) iSeries
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) ERP
1 22 (41.51%) Validation
2 21 (39.62%) Coaching
3 15 (28.30%) Information Security
4 9 (16.98%) Quality Management
5 8 (15.09%) Business Transformation
5 8 (15.09%) Change Control
5 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Project Management
7 6 (11.32%) Logistics
7 6 (11.32%) Test Scripting
8 5 (9.43%) Document Management
9 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.55%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Migration
9 4 (7.55%) QMS
9 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.55%) System Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.66%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) PMP
3 1 (1.89%) HNC
3 1 (1.89%) HND
3 1 (1.89%) MBA
3 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (56.60%) GxP
2 23 (43.40%) GAMP
2 23 (43.40%) GCP
3 8 (15.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (13.21%) QA
5 4 (7.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (5.66%) GLP
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) SAP
2 11 (20.75%) Capita
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) LabVantage
4 1 (1.89%) Minitab
4 1 (1.89%) Rockwell
4 1 (1.89%) Siemens
4 1 (1.89%) Wonderware