The first table below looks at the demand for GAMP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAMP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 585 540 585
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +45
Contract jobs citing GAMP 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.045% 0.11% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £476 £475 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.10% +53.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £476 £469 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +51.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4414 3599 4540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 7.54% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2669 2121 2478
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 144 240
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +10.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.86 £55.00 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%

GAMP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAMP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAMP within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - - - - 5
Cambridge - - - -
London - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 5
England - - - - 5
East of England - - - -

GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GAMP 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 GAMP.

1 8 (88.89%) Validation
2 7 (77.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 5 (55.56%) GMP
5 4 (44.44%) GxP
5 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (33.33%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Document Management
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) SAP
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) Project Management
8 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 1 (11.11%) Java
8 1 (11.11%) PHP
8 1 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) VBA
8 1 (11.11%) Change Management
8 1 (11.11%) HND
8 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 1 (11.11%) Windows
8 1 (11.11%) OO
8 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 1 (11.11%) CRM
8 1 (11.11%) SharePoint

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GAMP 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 GAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Validation Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Author
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) LIMS
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) SCADA
1 1 (11.11%) Life Science
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Validation
2 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (55.56%) GMP
3 4 (44.44%) GxP
4 3 (33.33%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cognizant
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards