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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK
Rank 579 617 -
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -
Contract jobs citing GCP 16 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.002% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% 0.020% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
4383 5100 4654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.79% 10.22% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2823 3140 2885
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 £268 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 199 173
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £41.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.09% +70.40%

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
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 4 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 17 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 +29 16 £413 - 5
London +17 9 £413 - 2
South East - 7 - - 2
Surrey - 6 - -

GCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 24 (68.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 23 (65.71%) GMP
2 23 (65.71%) GxP
3 21 (60.00%) ERP
4 20 (57.14%) SAP
4 20 (57.14%) GAMP
4 20 (57.14%) Coaching
5 14 (40.00%) Manufacturing
5 14 (40.00%) Information Security
6 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (31.43%) Capita
6 11 (31.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (22.86%) Business Transformation
7 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (22.86%) Validation
8 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
8 6 (17.14%) REST
8 6 (17.14%) Microservices
9 5 (14.29%) Finance
10 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
10 4 (11.43%) Java
10 4 (11.43%) OpenStack
10 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
10 4 (11.43%) Docker
10 4 (11.43%) DevOps
10 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes
11 3 (8.57%) IT Audit
11 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
11 3 (8.57%) Ansible
11 3 (8.57%) Go

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 4 (11.43%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.71%) SAS
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (31.43%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) PaaS
4 2 (5.71%) SaaS
5 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.86%) GitHub
5 1 (2.86%) IaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) HBase
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Gradle
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Maven
2 2 (5.71%) RSpec
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.86%) Capybara
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (68.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Compliance Consultant
1 23 (65.71%) Consultant
2 18 (51.43%) Risk Consultant
3 14 (40.00%) IT Consultant
3 14 (40.00%) IT Risk Consultant
4 8 (22.86%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) AWS Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Azure Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Java Scala Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) REST
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) CSS3
3 2 (5.71%) Haml
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.71%) HTML5
3 2 (5.71%) Resque
3 2 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.86%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.86%) Kafka
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) React
4 1 (2.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) FMCG
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) ERP
2 20 (57.14%) Coaching
3 14 (40.00%) Information Security
4 8 (22.86%) Business Transformation
4 8 (22.86%) Validation
5 6 (17.14%) Microservices
6 4 (11.43%) DevOps
7 3 (8.57%) Change Control
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.57%) IT Audit
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.71%) MVC
8 2 (5.71%) OO
8 2 (5.71%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) Go
2 3 (8.57%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) Ruby
3 2 (5.71%) Scala
4 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) MCSA
1 1 (2.86%) MCSE
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) VCP5
1 1 (2.86%) VCP6
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (65.71%) GMP
1 23 (65.71%) GxP
2 20 (57.14%) GAMP
3 3 (8.57%) GLP
3 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) Ceph
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) NFS
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.57%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) Puppet
3 2 (5.71%) Salt
4 1 (2.86%) Ambari
4 1 (2.86%) Marathon
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) SAP
2 11 (31.43%) Capita
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.86%) NetApp
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.86%) Teradata
4 1 (2.86%) Veeam
4 1 (2.86%) VMware