The table below looks at the statistics for GMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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)
England / London
Rank 389 413 403
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs citing GMP 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.010% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.45% 0.093% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £428 £488
% change year-on-year
-13.45% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1979 2145 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.20% 10.24% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 1425 1392
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 33
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £11.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £45.80 £47.50
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 London

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

GMP Jobs Demand Trend in London

GMP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GMP Daily Rate Trend in London

GMP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

GMP Hourly Rate Trend in London

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for GMP.

1 13 (92.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (78.57%) FMCG
3 10 (71.43%) Validation
4 8 (57.14%) Quality Management
4 8 (57.14%) GxP
5 6 (42.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (28.57%) ERP
6 4 (28.57%) Change Control
6 4 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Document Management
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) System Testing
6 4 (28.57%) QMS
6 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Data Extraction
7 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (21.43%) GCP
7 3 (21.43%) GLP
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) IT Audit

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (7.14%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BPCS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) PVCS
General
1 13 (92.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Validation Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) QA Leader
4 3 (21.43%) Compliance Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) UAT Lead
6 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Data Integration Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Data Validation Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) FMCG
2 4 (28.57%) Data Extraction
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) AS400
4 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Validation
2 8 (57.14%) Quality Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Control
3 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Document Management
3 4 (28.57%) ERP
3 4 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) QMS
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) IT Audit
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) RPG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) GxP
2 6 (42.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (28.57%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) GCP
4 3 (21.43%) GLP
4 3 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley