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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
21 CFR Part 11
Rank 563 553 533
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 19 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.012% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.48% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
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£365 £410 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% +36.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £410 £300
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +36.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
3984 3882 3231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.87% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2327 2288 1830
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 151 190
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.76 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.54 £40.60 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -16.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

21 CFR Part 11 Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 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 6 March 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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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 -10 19 £365 -10.86% 3
South East -4 7 - -
North West -11 6 - - 1
Cheshire +5 4 - - 1
London 0 4 £365 -
Macclesfield -1 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £395 - 1
East of England - 1 £395 - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - - 1
Walton-on-Thames - - - -

21 CFR Part 11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 19 (70.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (62.96%) Validation
3 11 (40.74%) GMP
4 7 (25.93%) Quality Management
4 7 (25.93%) QA
4 7 (25.93%) QMS
5 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 6 (22.22%) Informatics
5 6 (22.22%) GxP
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) CSS
6 5 (18.52%) HTML
6 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) Process Management
6 5 (18.52%) PMI
6 5 (18.52%) PMI Certification
6 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 4 (14.81%) GCP
8 3 (11.11%) GAMP
8 3 (11.11%) ISEB
8 3 (11.11%) W3C
8 3 (11.11%) VB
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Workflow
8 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
8 3 (11.11%) Spreadsheet

21 CFR Part 11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
General
1 19 (70.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Validation Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Author
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Author
4 3 (11.11%) Junior
4 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) XSLT
2 2 (7.41%) Ajax
2 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (7.41%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Informatics
2 5 (18.52%) PMI
3 3 (11.11%) W3C
3 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) PACS
5 1 (3.70%) SCADA
5 1 (3.70%) Life Science
5 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Validation
2 7 (25.93%) Quality Management
2 7 (25.93%) QMS
3 5 (18.52%) Process Management
4 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
6 2 (7.41%) System Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) User Stories
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.41%) VBScript
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) PMI Certification
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.41%) VCP4
4 1 (3.70%) CBAP
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) GMP
2 7 (25.93%) QA
3 6 (22.22%) GxP
4 4 (14.81%) GCP
5 3 (11.11%) GAMP
6 2 (7.41%) COBIT
7 1 (3.70%) DICOM
7 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
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