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 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 418 418 438
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Contract jobs citing GxP 17 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.081% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.78% 0.85% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 2
Median daily rate £415 £475 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £370 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £515 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
2171 2231 2389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.59% 9.55% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1551 1511 1675
Median daily rate £463 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 35
Median hourly rate £16.88 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.98% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.30 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £67.75 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GxP across the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

GxP Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 September 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 +2 1 - -
City of London - 1 £375 -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 17 (56.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (40.00%) FMCG
3 9 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (26.67%) Manufacturing
4 8 (26.67%) Validation
4 8 (26.67%) Migration
4 8 (26.67%) SAP
4 8 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Test Management
5 7 (23.33%) Project Management
6 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Data Extraction
6 6 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 5 (16.67%) QA
7 5 (16.67%) GMP
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.33%) MS Office
8 4 (13.33%) ERP
8 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Workflow
8 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.33%) Use Case
8 4 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.33%) Workflow Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
9 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy

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 2 (6.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) LSMW
General
1 17 (56.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) SAP Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) QA Leader
4 4 (13.33%) SAP Test Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.67%) SOX Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SOX Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) UAT Lead
7 1 (3.33%) JDE Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) FMCG
2 6 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) AS400
5 1 (3.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Data Migration
1 8 (26.67%) Migration
1 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
1 8 (26.67%) Validation
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
2 7 (23.33%) Test Management
2 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) ERP
4 4 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) Use Case
4 4 (13.33%) Workflow
4 4 (13.33%) Workflow Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CISA
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (16.67%) GMP
2 5 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (6.67%) JSP 440
4 1 (3.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.33%) GCP
4 1 (3.33%) GLP
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) SAP
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) ESRI
3 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle