The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GxP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
UK

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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
281 281 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.02% 10.41% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 170 107
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £167 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.77 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.50% +16.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.77 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £24.84
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 Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GxP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

GxP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

GxP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

GxP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GxP across the Scotland region.

GxP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

GxP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SVG
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SVG
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA