The table below looks at the statistics for 21 CFR Part 11 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 21 CFR Part 11 over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
21 CFR Part 11
Rank 619 602 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 9 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.022% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£379 £395 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £351 -
% change year-on-year
+8.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £51.10 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.70 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-11.04% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4517 4304 3861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.93% 7.86% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2879 2607 2302
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 200 146
Average hourly rate £21.55 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £42.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +15.45%

21 CFR Part 11
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

21 CFR Part 11 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 within the UK.

21 CFR Part 11 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 within the UK.

21 CFR Part 11 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 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
England -11 8 £379 -4.05%
South East -14 6 £379 +8.13%
Berkshire - 6 £379 -
Maidenhead - 3 £379 -
London -16 2 - -
Inverness +2 1 - -
Highlands +1 1 - -
Scotland -4 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -

21 CFR Part 11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 21 CFR Part 11 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 21 CFR Part 11.

1 27 (81.82%) Validation
2 24 (72.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 21 (63.64%) GxP
4 17 (51.52%) Informatics
5 16 (48.48%) Manufacturing
6 15 (45.45%) GMP
6 15 (45.45%) PMI
6 15 (45.45%) PMI Certification
6 15 (45.45%) Process Management
7 12 (36.36%) Project Management
8 6 (18.18%) GAMP
9 5 (15.15%) GCP
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.15%) HP
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (12.12%) Data Management
11 3 (9.09%) Workflow
11 3 (9.09%) Migration
11 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 3 (9.09%) HTML
11 3 (9.09%) VB
11 3 (9.09%) Windows
11 3 (9.09%) CSS
11 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
11 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
11 3 (9.09%) Data Centre

21 CFR Part 11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 21 CFR Part 11 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 21 CFR Part 11. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 24 (72.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (48.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Architect
1 15 (45.45%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Author
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Author
4 3 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) QA Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Junior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Compliance Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) CSS
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) XSLT
2 2 (6.06%) Ajax
2 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.06%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (6.06%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Informatics
2 15 (45.45%) PMI
3 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) PACS
5 1 (3.03%) SCADA
5 1 (3.03%) W3C
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Validation
2 15 (45.45%) Process Management
3 12 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Data Management
5 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Workflow
5 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.06%) QMS
6 2 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL
7 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) VB
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.06%) Ruby
3 2 (6.06%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCP
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (63.64%) GxP
2 15 (45.45%) GMP
3 6 (18.18%) GAMP
4 5 (15.15%) GCP
5 2 (6.06%) QA
5 2 (6.06%) DICOM
6 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.15%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Cognizant