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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 21 CFR Part 11 over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
21 CFR Part 11
Rank 632 590 604
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +14
Contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 11 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.037% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.22% 0.39% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £279 £397 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £279 £415 -
% change year-on-year
-32.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -19.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -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
4921 5102 5003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.18% 9.41% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3142 3264 3066
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 169 233
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.55 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £12.18 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £58.50 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

21 CFR Part 11
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

21 CFR Part 11 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 11 £279 -29.78%
South East -19 6 £279 -26.45%
Maidenhead +4 5 £279 -26.45%
Berkshire -3 5 £279 -26.45%
Durham - 2 - -
Newton Aycliffe - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
London +6 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -
Haverhill - 1 - -
Darlington - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -

21 CFR Part 11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for 21 CFR Part 11.

1 10 (66.67%) SDLC
2 9 (60.00%) Validation
3 8 (53.33%) GxP
4 7 (46.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Change Control
5 6 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (26.67%) PMP
7 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
7 4 (26.67%) CISA
7 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
8 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (20.00%) GAMP
8 3 (20.00%) GMP
8 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) QMS
9 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
9 2 (13.33%) Life Science
9 2 (13.33%) Document Management
10 1 (6.67%) Adaptiv
10 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (6.67%) Scrum
10 1 (6.67%) German Language
10 1 (6.67%) QA
10 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
10 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis

21 CFR Part 11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adaptiv
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Validation Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Systems Validation Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Validation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Systems Validation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Validation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Audit Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) SDLC
2 9 (60.00%) Validation
3 7 (46.67%) Change Control
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Document Management
6 2 (13.33%) QMS
6 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit
7 1 (6.67%) IT Audit
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Records Management
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) CISA
2 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
2 4 (26.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) GxP
2 7 (46.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (20.00%) GAMP
3 3 (20.00%) GMP
4 1 (6.67%) ISO13485
4 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) SAP