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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank 401 403 406
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing GxP 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.013% 0.029%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.54% 0.16% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£515 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 - £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+32.66% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.50 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £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
1837 1872 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.03% 8.17% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1309 1322 1406
Average daily rate £475 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 32
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.25 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.95 £51.05 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +6.34%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentford - 1 £480 -
City of London - 1 - -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (56.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (43.48%) SAP
3 8 (34.78%) Validation
4 7 (30.43%) ERP
4 7 (30.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) FMCG
6 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
6 4 (17.39%) QA
6 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
7 3 (13.04%) GAMP
7 3 (13.04%) GMP
7 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Document Management
7 3 (13.04%) PLM
7 3 (13.04%) Life Science
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
7 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) Change Control
7 3 (13.04%) Data Privacy
8 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.35%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (56.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Compliance Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) SAP Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) ERP Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) QA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) FMCG
2 3 (13.04%) Life Science
3 2 (8.70%) LIMS
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Validation
2 7 (30.43%) ERP
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
4 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) PLM
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Document Management
5 3 (13.04%) Data Privacy
5 3 (13.04%) Change Control
6 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
6 2 (8.70%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Management
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (8.70%) PMP
1 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MBA
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (17.39%) QA
3 3 (13.04%) GAMP
3 3 (13.04%) GMP
4 1 (4.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) NetApp
3 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.35%) NetIQ
3 1 (4.35%) Varonis
3 1 (4.35%) Nintex