The table below looks at the statistics for CDISC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CDISC over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
Rank 581 581 546
Rank change year-on-year
0 -35
Contract jobs citing CDISC 14 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.002% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.33% 0.027% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £290
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.36% -

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
4182 3770 3661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.58% 7.31% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2614 2270 2114
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 126 241
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.63 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% -9.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

CDISC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CDISC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CDISC within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CDISC Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CDISC
Top 1 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CDISC within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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 -17 14 - - 3

CDISC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CDISC 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 CDISC.

1 26 (96.30%) SAS
2 15 (55.56%) XML
2 15 (55.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (51.85%) Data Management
4 12 (44.44%) Spotfire
5 10 (37.04%) Cognos
5 10 (37.04%) PL/SQL
5 10 (37.04%) SQL
5 10 (37.04%) Data Mapping
6 6 (22.22%) Statistics
7 5 (18.52%) Degree
7 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Biostatistics
8 2 (7.41%) Windows
8 2 (7.41%) GCP
8 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.41%) Biometrics
8 2 (7.41%) PhD
8 2 (7.41%) Validation
8 2 (7.41%) R
8 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
9 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.70%) Stata
9 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
9 1 (3.70%) Project Management
9 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
9 1 (3.70%) MS Office
9 1 (3.70%) Time Management

CDISC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CDISC 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 CDISC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (96.30%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Stata
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Spotfire
General
1 15 (55.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Programmer
2 11 (40.74%) SAS Programmer
2 11 (40.74%) Consultant
3 10 (37.04%) SAS Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Statistical Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Statistician
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Clinical Statistician
6 1 (3.70%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Statistics
2 2 (7.41%) Biometrics
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Economics
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Data Management
2 10 (37.04%) Data Mapping
3 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Biostatistics
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Clinical Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) PL/SQL
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) GCP
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Cognos
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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