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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
21 CFR Part 11
UK
Rank 584 604 602
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 9 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.016% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £481 £425 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% +6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
+19.11% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median 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
4431 5149 4654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.88% 10.30% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2881 3169 2865
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 205 175
Median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +90.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.98 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-47.67% +75.00%

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
Top 8 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +24 8 £488 +14.70% 1
London - 7 £456 -
South East - 1 £538 -
Wales - 1 £475 -
Southampton - 1 £538 -
Hampshire - 1 £538 -
Cardiff - 1 £475 -
South Wales - 1 £475 -

21 CFR Part 11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 18 (90.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (80.00%) Validation
3 9 (45.00%) Quality Management
3 9 (45.00%) GMP
4 8 (40.00%) System Testing
5 6 (30.00%) GAMP
5 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (25.00%) QMS
6 5 (25.00%) GxP
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (20.00%) LIMS
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (20.00%) FMCG
7 4 (20.00%) SaaS
7 4 (20.00%) Change Control
7 4 (20.00%) ISO13485
7 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 4 (20.00%) Information Management
7 4 (20.00%) Document Management
7 4 (20.00%) Life Science
8 3 (15.00%) Release Management
8 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) SaaS
General
1 18 (90.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Validation Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Software Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Validation Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Validation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) FMCG
1 4 (20.00%) Life Science
1 4 (20.00%) LIMS
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Validation
2 9 (45.00%) Quality Management
3 8 (40.00%) System Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) QMS
6 4 (20.00%) Change Control
6 4 (20.00%) Change Management
6 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) Document Management
6 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Information Management
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Data Management
7 3 (15.00%) Release Management
7 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) GMP
2 6 (30.00%) GAMP
3 5 (25.00%) GxP
4 4 (20.00%) ISO13485