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 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
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
UK
Rank 575 619 577
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -42
Contract jobs citing GAMP 12 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.022% 0.059%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.22% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 18
Median daily rate £488 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £355 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £425 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £550
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
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%

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 23 January 2017.

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 10 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +31 10 £550 +29.41% 1
South East +23 7 £550 -
Surrey +25 6 £550 -
London +13 2 £544 -
Wales - 2 £449 -
East of England +5 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £475 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £475 -
Haverhill - 1 - -

GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 32 (88.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 30 (83.33%) GxP
3 25 (69.44%) SAP
4 23 (63.89%) ERP
4 23 (63.89%) GMP
5 20 (55.56%) Coaching
5 20 (55.56%) GCP
6 18 (50.00%) Validation
7 16 (44.44%) Manufacturing
8 14 (38.89%) Information Security
9 11 (30.56%) Capita
10 8 (22.22%) Business Transformation
11 6 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (11.11%) SaaS
13 3 (8.33%) Quality Management
13 3 (8.33%) MS Office
14 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
14 2 (5.56%) SDLC
14 2 (5.56%) Change Control
14 2 (5.56%) SAP ERP
14 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
14 2 (5.56%) QMS
15 1 (2.78%) CAPA
15 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
15 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
15 1 (2.78%) Allen-Bradley
15 1 (2.78%) Rockwell
15 1 (2.78%) Internal Audit

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 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (88.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (44.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Consultant
2 21 (58.33%) Compliance Consultant
3 16 (44.44%) Risk Consultant
4 15 (41.67%) IT Consultant
4 15 (41.67%) IT Risk Consultant
5 8 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (19.44%) Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (11.11%) Compliance Analyst
8 4 (11.11%) IT Analyst
8 4 (11.11%) IT Risk Analyst
8 4 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
9 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) Validation Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) Validation Specialist
10 2 (5.56%) Compliance Officer
11 1 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
11 1 (2.78%) QA Officer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) ERP
2 20 (55.56%) Coaching
3 18 (50.00%) Validation
4 14 (38.89%) Information Security
5 8 (22.22%) Business Transformation
6 3 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.56%) Change Control
7 2 (5.56%) QMS
7 2 (5.56%) SDLC
7 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.78%) CAPA
8 1 (2.78%) Compliance Management
8 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.78%) Internal Audit
8 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (83.33%) GxP
2 23 (63.89%) GMP
3 20 (55.56%) GCP
4 6 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) SAP
2 11 (30.56%) Capita
3 1 (2.78%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (2.78%) Rockwell
3 1 (2.78%) Siemens
3 1 (2.78%) Wonderware