The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 407 409 424
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing GxP 10 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.049% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.51% 0.53% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £365 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £420 £420
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 - £62.50
GxP
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
1967 2088 2235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.07% 9.23% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1479 1596
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 27
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £165.00 £72.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in London

GxP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GxP Daily Rate Trend in London

GxP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

GxP Hourly Rate Trend in London

GxP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the London region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentford +6 2 - -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 7 (53.85%) SAP
1 7 (53.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (53.85%) Manufacturing
2 5 (38.46%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (38.46%) FMCG
3 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
3 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) IT Audit
4 2 (15.38%) JD Edwards
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) AS400
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Degree

GxP
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 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
General
1 7 (53.85%) Manufacturing
2 5 (38.46%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) SAP Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) SAP Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Risk Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) JDE Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Treasury Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) FMCG
2 2 (15.38%) AS400
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
3 1 (7.69%) iSeries
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Change Management
1 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
1 3 (23.08%) ERP
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Implementation
1 3 (23.08%) Test Management
1 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
1 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
1 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) IT Audit
2 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISA
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (7.69%) GMP
2 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) ESRI
3 1 (7.69%) IT2
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Sun