The first table below looks at the demand for GMP 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 GMP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 412 377 -
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -
Contract jobs citing GMP 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.009% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £25.00
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2112 1773 2311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.53% 8.07% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 1204 1495
Average daily rate £450 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 68
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.32 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.85% +24.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.49 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £135.00 £31.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
GMP
England

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GMP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (66.67%) Validation
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) GLP
3 4 (44.44%) GxP
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) LIMS
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) GAMP
6 1 (11.11%) GCP
6 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (11.11%) QMS
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) Logistics
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Life Science

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

General
1 9 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Author
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Author
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Validation Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Validation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) LIMS
3 1 (11.11%) Life Science
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Validation
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) QMS
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) GLP
1 4 (44.44%) GxP
2 2 (22.22%) GAMP
3 1 (11.11%) GCP
3 1 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP