The table below looks at the statistics for CAPA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAPA over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA)
Rank 625 602 598
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs citing CAPA 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.008% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £200 -
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41939 39781 37687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.34% 77.74% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27430 25409 22756
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1055 1156
Average hourly rate £39.34 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

CAPA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CAPA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CAPA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CAPA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CAPA within the UK.

CAPA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CAPA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CAPA within the UK.

CAPA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CAPA
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAPA within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 1 £500 - 1
Bristol - 1 £500 -
South West - 1 £500 -

CAPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CAPA 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 CAPA.

1 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) ISO13485
4 2 (25.00%) Internal Audit
4 2 (25.00%) QMS
4 2 (25.00%) GMP
4 2 (25.00%) NCR
4 2 (25.00%) ISO 14001
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) GxP
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) FMCG
5 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) PLM
5 1 (12.50%) Teamcenter
5 1 (12.50%) TrackWise

CAPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CAPA 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 CAPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Teamcenter
1 1 (12.50%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Support Office Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmacovigilance
1 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (25.00%) QMS
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) PLM
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Records Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (25.00%) GMP
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 14001
2 2 (25.00%) ISO13485
3 1 (12.50%) GxP
3 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) NCR