The table below looks at the statistics for CDISC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CDISC over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
Rank 646 657 631
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -26
Contract jobs citing CDISC 1 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.020% 0.037% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
5066 5418 5367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.37% 9.42% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3244 3382 3304
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 216 215
Median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.89% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.27 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.05 £59.82 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.29% +20.00%

CDISC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CDISC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

CDISC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CDISC
Daily Rate Trend

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

CDISC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CDISC
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CDISC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CDISC
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CDISC within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
East of England +17 1 - -
England +4 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

CDISC
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CDISC 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 CDISC.

1 4 (100.00%) SAS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) SAS Macro
2 3 (75.00%) Base SAS
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) GCP
4 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (25.00%) Clinical Data Management

CDISC
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 4 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Base SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) SAS Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Clinical SAS Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SAS Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Clinical Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SAS Macro
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GCP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle