The table below looks at the statistics for GxP 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 GxP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 406 395 401
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing GxP 5 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.048% 0.028%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.24% 0.50% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £550 £315
% change year-on-year
-43.63% +74.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.75 £113.50
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -67.62%
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
2068 2006 2062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.78% 9.63% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1389 1376
Average daily rate £468 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 26
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £45.25 £72.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GxP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 13 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 12 (46.15%) ERP
3 11 (42.31%) SAP
3 11 (42.31%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (34.62%) Six Sigma
5 8 (30.77%) Project Management
5 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
6 7 (26.92%) Finance
6 7 (26.92%) Validation
7 6 (23.08%) Quality Management
7 6 (23.08%) Change Control
8 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
8 5 (19.23%) FMCG
8 5 (19.23%) Data Privacy
8 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
8 5 (19.23%) Legal
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) ITIL
9 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
9 4 (15.38%) Workflow
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (15.38%) Change Management
9 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
9 4 (15.38%) Service Management
9 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (15.38%) Document Management
9 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (15.38%) SAP TM
9 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 4 (15.38%) Matrix Management

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing GxP 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 GxP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (42.31%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Legal
4 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Compliance Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Risk Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (7.69%) ERP Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) IT Risk Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Quality Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Internal Audit Manager
6 1 (3.85%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) UAT Manager
6 1 (3.85%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Validation Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Validation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) SAP TM
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) FMCG
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) AS400
5 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.85%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (3.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ERP
2 9 (34.62%) Six Sigma
3 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 7 (26.92%) Validation
5 6 (23.08%) Change Control
5 6 (23.08%) Quality Management
6 5 (19.23%) Data Privacy
6 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
7 4 (15.38%) Change Management
7 4 (15.38%) Document Management
7 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) Matrix Management
7 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (15.38%) Service Management
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 4 (15.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.69%) GMP
2 2 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (3.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (3.85%) GAMP
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) SAP
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) hybris
3 3 (11.54%) Informatica
3 3 (11.54%) webMethods
4 2 (7.69%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.85%) IT2
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Sun