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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GxP
Rank 408 412 392
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing GxP 11 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.028% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.59% 0.35% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
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£388 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £433
% change year-on-year
- -7.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £65.35 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-4.36% +59.39%
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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
1878 1999 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.86% 8.00% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1413 1280
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £653 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 37
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.10 £46.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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
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 21 November 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (40.00%) PLM
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) Life Science
6 2 (13.33%) Information Security
6 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (13.33%) GAMP
6 2 (13.33%) GCP
6 2 (13.33%) GMP
6 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) SaaS
7 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) User Stories

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
General
1 9 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (6.67%) Czech Language
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Navision Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Navision Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) PLM
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) ERP
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (13.33%) GAMP
2 2 (13.33%) GCP
2 2 (13.33%) GMP
3 1 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Siebel
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards