The table below looks at the statistics for GCP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCP over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
Rank 615 656 628
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -28
Contract jobs citing GCP 19 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.014% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.38% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Median daily rate £500 £425 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £315 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £450 £368
% change year-on-year
-41.11% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4968 5507 5432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 9.44% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3192 3444 3338
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £384
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 215 215
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £59.74 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

GCP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCP
Daily Rate Trend

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

GCP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GCP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GCP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

GCP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GCP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GCP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GCP
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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 +28 19 £500 +17.64% 5
London +20 14 £513 +78.26% 3
Uxbridge +1 3 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East of England +22 1 £265 -37.64%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £265 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £265 -

GCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GCP 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 GCP.

1 14 (53.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (42.31%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (34.62%) HBase
4 9 (34.62%) Hortonworks
4 9 (34.62%) Kafka
5 8 (30.77%) Scala
5 8 (30.77%) Hadoop
5 8 (30.77%) JIRA
6 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
6 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
6 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
6 7 (26.92%) Change Control
6 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
6 7 (26.92%) Kubernetes
6 7 (26.92%) Docker
6 7 (26.92%) DevOps
6 7 (26.92%) Apache Spark
7 6 (23.08%) Confluence
7 6 (23.08%) Artifactory
7 6 (23.08%) Ambari
8 5 (19.23%) Big Data
8 5 (19.23%) GMP
8 5 (19.23%) GxP
8 5 (19.23%) SAP
8 5 (19.23%) Validation
8 5 (19.23%) SDLC
9 4 (15.38%) Finance

GCP
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 7 (26.92%) Apache Spark
2 6 (23.08%) Confluence
3 2 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Acrobat
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) HBase
2 8 (30.77%) Hadoop
3 5 (19.23%) Big Data
4 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) Base SAS
5 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.69%) Xcelsius
6 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
6 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 6 (23.08%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.85%) LSMW
4 1 (3.85%) RSpec
General
1 9 (34.62%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Publishing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Military
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Compliance Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Author
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Author
5 3 (11.54%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Business Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Scala Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Kafka
2 4 (15.38%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) Swagger
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) Dropwizard
4 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) JAX-RS
4 1 (3.85%) Resque
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.69%) FMCG
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Change Control
1 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
1 7 (26.92%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) SDLC
2 5 (19.23%) Validation
3 4 (15.38%) ERP
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Data Privacy
4 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
4 3 (11.54%) IT Audit
4 3 (11.54%) Microservices
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (11.54%) Service Design
4 3 (11.54%) Software Licensing
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security
5 2 (7.69%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Scala
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) Go
5 2 (7.69%) SAS Macro
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) APMP
2 1 (3.85%) CISA
2 1 (3.85%) CRISC
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) GMP
1 5 (19.23%) GxP
2 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
2 3 (11.54%) GLP
2 3 (11.54%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (7.69%) CDISC
3 2 (7.69%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) etcd
2 2 (7.69%) flannel
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Kubernetes
2 6 (23.08%) Ambari
3 2 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (7.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Hortonworks
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe
3 2 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Tableau