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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
Rank - 606 584
Contract jobs citing CDISC 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.12% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.57%

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
5065 4857 4461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.85% 9.38% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3105 2979 2596
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 174 170
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £11.00 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) SAS
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) FMCG
3 3 (60.00%) SaaS
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
5 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (20.00%) Clinical Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
5 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) HTML

CDISC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Clinical Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
4 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle