The table below looks at the statistics for GAMP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAMP over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 594 626 621
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -5
Contract jobs citing GAMP 27 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.034% 0.028%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.56% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 8
Median daily rate £488 £375 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -19.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £345 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £468
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -19.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.79%

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
4861 5553 5257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.81% 10.07% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 3425 3386
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 207 214
Median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £21.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +13.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £20.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +19.09%

GAMP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GAMP
Daily Rate Trend

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

GAMP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GAMP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAMP within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

GAMP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GAMP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GAMP
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAMP within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
England +16 24 £550 +46.66% 2
South East +34 15 £550 +46.66% 1
Surrey +30 15 £550 +46.66%
London +14 3 £488 -
Wales - 3 £450 -
Cheshire +17 2 £425 - 1
North West +5 2 £425 - 1
Chester - 2 £425 -
East of England -3 1 - -
Haverhill - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £475 -
South Wales - 1 £475 -
Suffolk - 1 - -

GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GAMP 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 GAMP.

1 36 (92.31%) Pharmaceutical
2 30 (76.92%) GxP
3 23 (58.97%) SAP
4 22 (56.41%) GMP
5 21 (53.85%) ERP
5 21 (53.85%) Validation
6 19 (48.72%) GCP
6 19 (48.72%) Coaching
7 16 (41.03%) Manufacturing
8 14 (35.90%) Information Security
9 11 (28.21%) Capita
10 7 (17.95%) Quality Management
10 7 (17.95%) Business Transformation
11 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
11 6 (15.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 6 (15.38%) MS Office
12 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
12 4 (10.26%) C
12 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
12 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (10.26%) Internal Audit
12 4 (10.26%) Compliance Management
12 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (10.26%) SaaS
13 3 (7.69%) QMS
14 2 (5.13%) SDLC
14 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
14 2 (5.13%) Degree
14 2 (5.13%) Change Control
14 2 (5.13%) MS Excel

GAMP
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 (10.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (92.31%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (41.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Consultant
2 19 (48.72%) Compliance Consultant
3 14 (35.90%) Risk Consultant
4 13 (33.33%) IT Consultant
4 13 (33.33%) IT Risk Consultant
5 8 (20.51%) Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (12.82%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (10.26%) Compliance Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) IT Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) IT Risk Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Quality Manager
8 4 (10.26%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Validation Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Validation Specialist
9 3 (7.69%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
10 2 (5.13%) Compliance Officer
11 1 (2.56%) QA Officer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) ERP
1 21 (53.85%) Validation
2 19 (48.72%) Coaching
3 14 (35.90%) Information Security
4 7 (17.95%) Business Transformation
4 7 (17.95%) Quality Management
5 4 (10.26%) Compliance Management
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.26%) Internal Audit
5 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.69%) QMS
7 2 (5.13%) Change Control
7 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.56%) CAPA
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (76.92%) GxP
2 22 (56.41%) GMP
3 19 (48.72%) GCP
4 6 (15.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) SAP
2 11 (28.21%) Capita
3 1 (2.56%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (2.56%) Rockwell
3 1 (2.56%) Siemens
3 1 (2.56%) Wonderware