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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
21 CFR Part 11
Rank 576 587 549
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -38
Contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 20 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.015% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.47% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
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£397 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-19.04% -

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
4228 4222 3624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.93% 7.98% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2655 2582 2204
Average daily rate £413 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 196 110
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £59.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +13.51%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 20 £397 - 4
North West - 11 £425 -
Manchester - 7 - -
South East - 5 £379 - 4
Berkshire - 4 £379 - 4
Cheshire - 4 £425 -
London - 3 £365 -
Macclesfield - 3 £425 -
Maidenhead - 2 £379 - 2
Uxbridge - 1 £365 -
York - 1 £215 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £215 -
Yorkshire - 1 £215 -

21 CFR Part 11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (81.08%) Pharmaceutical
1 30 (81.08%) Validation
2 21 (56.76%) GMP
3 18 (48.65%) GxP
4 16 (43.24%) Informatics
5 15 (40.54%) Manufacturing
5 15 (40.54%) Process Management
5 15 (40.54%) PMI
5 15 (40.54%) PMI Certification
6 12 (32.43%) Project Management
7 7 (18.92%) QMS
8 6 (16.22%) QA
8 6 (16.22%) Quality Management
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.51%) GAMP
10 4 (10.81%) GCP
10 4 (10.81%) SQL
11 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
11 3 (8.11%) HTML
11 3 (8.11%) VB
11 3 (8.11%) Windows
11 3 (8.11%) CSS
11 3 (8.11%) HP
11 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
11 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
11 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (8.11%) Workflow
11 3 (8.11%) Data Management

21 CFR Part 11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 30 (81.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (40.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Architect
1 15 (40.54%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Validation Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Author
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Author
4 3 (8.11%) Junior
5 2 (5.41%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
1 3 (8.11%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.41%) Ajax
2 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (5.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (5.41%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (5.41%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) XSLT
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Informatics
2 15 (40.54%) PMI
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) W3C
5 1 (2.70%) PACS
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) FMCG
5 1 (2.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Validation
2 15 (40.54%) Process Management
3 12 (32.43%) Project Management
4 7 (18.92%) QMS
5 6 (16.22%) Quality Management
6 3 (8.11%) Workflow
6 3 (8.11%) Data Management
7 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.11%) VB
3 2 (5.41%) Ruby
3 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) PHP
3 2 (5.41%) VBScript
4 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CBAP
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (56.76%) GMP
2 18 (48.65%) GxP
3 6 (16.22%) QA
4 5 (13.51%) GAMP
5 4 (10.81%) GCP
6 2 (5.41%) COBIT
6 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.70%) DICOM
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Cognizant
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