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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
UK
Rank - - 599
Contract jobs citing CDISC 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £48.25

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
4372 5115 4722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.75% 10.23% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2842 3146 2903
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 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 205 178
Median hourly rate £23.34 £42.00 £21.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.42% +90.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £60.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.48 £42.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-46.48% +80.64%

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 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) HL7
1 1 (50.00%) Mule
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Clinical Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Mule ESB

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 1 (50.00%) Mule
1 1 (50.00%) Mule ESB
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Clinical SAS Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior SAS Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Clinical Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) HL7