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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 445 432 428
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing GMP 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.017% 0.029%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £413 £383 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.66% -3.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.75
GMP
England

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
2085 2232 2313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.06% 9.40% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 1555 1600
Median daily rate £468 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 29
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.60 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.38% +13.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.00 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £60.95 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.41 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.80% +27.02%

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 25 August 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 London region with a requirement for GMP.

1 3 (75.00%) GxP
1 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (50.00%) FMCG
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (25.00%) LSMW
3 1 (25.00%) iSeries
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) AS400
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) RPG
3 1 (25.00%) PVCS
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

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 (25.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BPCS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LSMW
1 1 (25.00%) PVCS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (50.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) RPG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) GxP
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (25.00%) GCP
2 1 (25.00%) GLP
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP