The table below looks at the statistics for GxP 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 GxP over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank 537 512 497
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -15
Contract jobs citing GxP 27 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.074% 0.042%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.71% 0.94% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 11
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£550 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+74.60% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £113.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £113.50 -
% change year-on-year
-90.30% -
GxP
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
3789 3619 3040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.96% 7.91% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2258 2158 1729
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 132 195
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £22.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -27.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GxP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in England

GxP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GxP Daily Rate Trend in England

GxP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GxP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

GxP Daily Rate Histogram in England

GxP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GxP Hourly Rate Trend in England

GxP
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 GxP within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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 -33 11 £600 +114.28% 3
London -19 8 £265 -15.87% 1
North West - 8 £450 - 4
GxP
UK

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 35 (66.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 23 (43.40%) Validation
3 18 (33.96%) GMP
4 14 (26.42%) GAMP
5 13 (24.53%) Project Management
6 12 (22.64%) Quality Management
7 10 (18.87%) QMS
8 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (16.98%) LIMS
9 8 (15.09%) PMI Certification
9 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (13.21%) Life Science
10 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
10 7 (13.21%) Scrum
10 7 (13.21%) PLM
10 7 (13.21%) Informatics
10 7 (13.21%) SAP
11 6 (11.32%) Oracle
11 6 (11.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 6 (11.32%) PMI
11 6 (11.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (11.32%) Process Management
11 6 (11.32%) Finance
11 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (9.43%) SAP FI/CO
12 5 (9.43%) SAP CO
12 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
12 5 (9.43%) Change Management
12 5 (9.43%) SAP FI
13 4 (7.55%) .NET

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GxP 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 GxP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SAP FI
1 5 (9.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (9.43%) SAP CO
2 3 (5.66%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (66.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
3 6 (11.32%) Finance
4 3 (5.66%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) French Language
5 1 (1.89%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.98%) Consultant
3 6 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Architect
4 5 (9.43%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Validation Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Supply Chain Manager
7 2 (3.77%) PMO Assistant
7 2 (3.77%) Quality Manager
8 1 (1.89%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.89%) IT Assistant
8 1 (1.89%) Validation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) jQuery
3 1 (1.89%) CAML
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) LIMS
2 7 (13.21%) Life Science
2 7 (13.21%) Informatics
3 6 (11.32%) PMI
4 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Pharmacovigilance
5 2 (3.77%) FMCG
6 1 (1.89%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.89%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.89%) NHS
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Chemistry
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Validation
2 13 (24.53%) Project Management
3 12 (22.64%) Quality Management
4 10 (18.87%) QMS
5 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.21%) PLM
7 7 (13.21%) Scrum
8 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.32%) Process Management
9 5 (9.43%) Change Management
9 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
11 3 (5.66%) ITIL
11 3 (5.66%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (3.77%) Risk Analysis
12 2 (3.77%) Requirements Management
12 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
12 2 (3.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) ABAP
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) C#
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) PMI Certification
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) MBA
3 2 (3.77%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.96%) GMP
2 14 (26.42%) GAMP
3 6 (11.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (11.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (5.66%) QA
5 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.89%) GCP
5 1 (1.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) SAP
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.89%) Infoflex
4 1 (1.89%) Nintex
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos
4 1 (1.89%) Siebel
4 1 (1.89%) Cognizant
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