The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
21 CFR Part 11
Rank 588 543 574
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +31
Contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 8 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.017% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Average daily rate £443 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.42% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £310 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4399 3645 4572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.52% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2660 2159 2482
Average daily rate £400 £407 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -4.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.44% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 139 233
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.50 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.74 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%

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
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 8 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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -48 6 £410 -9.00%
Wales - 2 £476 -
London -19 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
East of England - - - -

21 CFR Part 11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) Validation
2 8 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (42.86%) GAMP
3 6 (42.86%) GxP
4 5 (35.71%) GMP
4 5 (35.71%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) German Language
5 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
5 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 2 (14.29%) GCP
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Document Management
6 2 (14.29%) QMS
7 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.14%) Magento
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
7 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.14%) SCADA

21 CFR Part 11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (21.43%) German Language
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Validation Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Author
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Author
3 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Validation Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Validation Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Validation
2 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 2 (14.29%) Document Management
3 2 (14.29%) QMS
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) GAMP
1 6 (42.86%) GxP
2 5 (35.71%) GMP
2 5 (35.71%) QA
3 2 (14.29%) GCP
4 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cognizant
2 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards