The table below looks at the statistics for GAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAMP 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
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 395 383 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing GAMP 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.005% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.24% 0.054% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £476 £513
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1694 1837 1500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.98% 8.45% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1146 1221 1020
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 39
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.50 £43.60 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%

GAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GAMP Jobs Demand Trend in London

GAMP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GAMP Daily Rate Trend in London

GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 5 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) COBIT
2 3 (50.00%) GxP
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) GMP
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
4 1 (16.67%) Life Science
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) QMS
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
General
1 5 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Validation Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Validation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) QMS
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) GxP
1 3 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (33.33%) GMP
3 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
1 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards