The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank - - 135
Contract jobs citing GxP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
282 466 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.06% 10.40% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 308 165
Median daily rate £411 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.61% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £316 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 24
Median hourly rate £60.75 £17.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.54% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £14.05 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.59 £28.50 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +47.50%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GxP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

GxP Daily Rate Trend in the North West