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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 146 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GxP 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% - 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.74% - 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+49.19% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year
- -64.00%
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
272 385 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.55% 9.27% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 243 169
Median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £241 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 17
Median hourly rate £45.75 £37.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.64% +146.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £15.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.47 £31.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

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

GxP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 North West region with a requirement for GxP.

1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QMS

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP