The table below looks at the statistics for GMP 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 GMP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 593 556 566
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +10
Contract jobs citing GMP 15 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.047% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.33% 0.50% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Average daily rate £428 £550 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% +84.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £382 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £600 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £550 £275
% change year-on-year
-22.27% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.45 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.45 - -
GMP
UK

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
4592 4412 4049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.73% 9.39% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2887 2739 2382
Average daily rate £425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 164 154
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £10.97 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £47.90 £42.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+81.72% +36.76%

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GMP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 9 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East -8 5 - - 1
North West -10 5 £425 +11.84%
East of England +4 4 £430 +8.86%
London -1 1 - - 1
GMP
UK

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GMP 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 GMP.

1 18 (81.82%) Pharmaceutical
1 18 (81.82%) Validation
2 13 (59.09%) Manufacturing
3 9 (40.91%) Change Control
4 7 (31.82%) GAMP
5 6 (27.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 5 (22.73%) GxP
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
7 4 (18.18%) QA
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) SAP
9 2 (9.09%) GCP
9 2 (9.09%) QMS
9 2 (9.09%) CAPA
9 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
9 2 (9.09%) Degree
9 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
9 2 (9.09%) FMCG
9 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
9 2 (9.09%) SDLC
10 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (4.55%) Migration
10 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (4.55%) Change Management
10 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.55%) Workflow
10 1 (4.55%) Finance
10 1 (4.55%) Chemistry
10 1 (4.55%) TrackWise

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GMP 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 GMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
General
1 18 (81.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (59.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Consultant
1 8 (36.36%) Validation Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Systems Validation Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Validation Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Compliance Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) IT Risk Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) QA Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) QA Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) FMCG
3 1 (4.55%) Chemistry
3 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Validation
2 9 (40.91%) Change Control
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
4 2 (9.09%) CAPA
4 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.09%) QMS
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) GAMP
2 6 (27.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 5 (22.73%) GxP
4 4 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (9.09%) GCP
6 1 (4.55%) GLP
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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