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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
Rank 598 582 539
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -43
Contract jobs citing CDISC 2 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.024% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.046% 0.30% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
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£325 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
4302 4318 3641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.71% 7.93% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2584 2614 2152
Average daily rate £400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 185 136
Average hourly rate £21.55 £20.06 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.41% +13.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.12 £122.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.06 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +33.75%

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
Top 5 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 1 May 2015. 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 2 £325 -25.71% 6
East of England +3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -1 1 - -
London -2 1 £325 - 5
Cambridge -4 1 - -

CDISC
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) SAS
2 8 (88.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (22.22%) R
3 2 (22.22%) Spotfire
3 2 (22.22%) Biostatistics
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) GCP
4 1 (11.11%) ProC
4 1 (11.11%) Biometrics
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Biotechnology
4 1 (11.11%) Life Science
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Macro
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring

CDISC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ProC
General
1 8 (88.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Programmer
2 6 (66.67%) SAS Programmer
3 5 (55.56%) Statistical Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Biometrics
2 1 (11.11%) Biotechnology
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Biostatistics
1 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) R
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GCP
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