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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 601 610 608
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing GMP 23 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.025% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.48% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Median daily rate £475 £400 £568
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -29.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £344 £452
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £410 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £550
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.75
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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
4751 5086 4972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.59% 9.66% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3118 3159 3142
Median daily rate £425 £440 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 209 221
Median hourly rate £28.15 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.39% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

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 30 September 2016.

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
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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +21 6 £475 +14.11%
South East +13 4 £600 +76.47%
West Midlands - 4 £475 -
North West +14 2 £388 -
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GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 21 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (57.14%) GxP
3 15 (53.57%) Validation
4 12 (42.86%) GCP
5 11 (39.29%) Coaching
5 11 (39.29%) GAMP
5 11 (39.29%) SAP
6 10 (35.71%) ERP
6 10 (35.71%) Manufacturing
7 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Information Security
8 6 (21.43%) Business Transformation
9 5 (17.86%) Migration
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.86%) QA
9 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
9 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
9 5 (17.86%) FMCG
10 4 (14.29%) Data Extraction
10 4 (14.29%) Degree
10 4 (14.29%) Life Science
10 4 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (14.29%) Logistics
10 4 (14.29%) Project Management
10 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.71%) Finance
11 3 (10.71%) Capita
12 2 (7.14%) Change Control
12 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
12 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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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 (3.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.57%) BPCS
2 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) LSMW
1 1 (3.57%) PVCS
General
1 21 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (35.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Consultant
2 12 (42.86%) Compliance Consultant
3 7 (25.00%) Risk Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) IT Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) IT Risk Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) QA Leader
7 2 (7.14%) Logistics Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Functional Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) UAT Lead
8 1 (3.57%) Change Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Change Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Compliance Officer
8 1 (3.57%) IT Assistant
8 1 (3.57%) Project Change Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) FMCG
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 4 (14.29%) Life Science
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) AS400
4 1 (3.57%) iSeries
4 1 (3.57%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Validation
2 11 (39.29%) Coaching
3 10 (35.71%) ERP
4 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Business Transformation
5 6 (21.43%) Information Security
6 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
6 5 (17.86%) Migration
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.29%) Logistics
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) Change Control
8 2 (7.14%) Data Privacy
8 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 2 (7.14%) IT Audit
8 2 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (7.14%) SDLC
8 2 (7.14%) Software Licensing
9 1 (3.57%) Feasibility Study
9 1 (3.57%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) APMP
2 1 (3.57%) CISA
2 1 (3.57%) CRISC
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) GxP
2 12 (42.86%) GCP
3 11 (39.29%) GAMP
4 5 (17.86%) QA
5 2 (7.14%) GLP
5 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (3.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) SAP
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Capita