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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
Rank 624 664 638
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -26
Contract jobs citing GCP 25 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.50% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 5
Median daily rate £525 £288 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.60% -47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £288 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £288 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £603 - £459
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
5045 5593 5438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.54% 9.65% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3251 3427 3396
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 236 241
Median hourly rate £27.60 £25.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.87% +25.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £48.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +44 25 £525 +82.60% 6
London +13 14 £525 +82.60% 5
South East +20 3 £600 -
Surrey +14 3 £600 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Uxbridge +2 1 £400 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £600 -
Bradford - 1 - -

GCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 16 (47.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (44.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (35.29%) Java
4 12 (35.29%) SAP
5 11 (32.35%) GMP
5 11 (32.35%) GxP
6 9 (26.47%) HBase
6 9 (26.47%) Hortonworks
6 9 (26.47%) Kafka
6 9 (26.47%) Coaching
6 9 (26.47%) GAMP
6 9 (26.47%) ERP
6 9 (26.47%) Scala
6 9 (26.47%) Hadoop
6 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
6 9 (26.47%) JIRA
7 8 (23.53%) Validation
7 8 (23.53%) DevOps
7 8 (23.53%) Docker
7 8 (23.53%) Kubernetes
8 7 (20.59%) Apache Spark
8 7 (20.59%) Change Control
8 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
8 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
8 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
8 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
9 6 (17.65%) Confluence
9 6 (17.65%) REST

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 (20.59%) Apache Spark
2 6 (17.65%) Confluence
3 2 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Acrobat
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Project
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (47.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.94%) GitHub
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Hadoop
1 9 (26.47%) HBase
2 6 (17.65%) Big Data
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.88%) Base SAS
4 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.88%) Xcelsius
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.94%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.94%) DB2
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
1 9 (26.47%) JIRA
2 6 (17.65%) Artifactory
3 3 (8.82%) RSpec
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.94%) Capybara
5 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) LSMW
5 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (44.12%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Publishing
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Military
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Compliance Consultant
1 11 (32.35%) Consultant
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Risk Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) IT Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) IT Risk Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Author
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Author
6 3 (8.82%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark Developer
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Digital Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Kafka
2 6 (17.65%) REST
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) Web Services
4 3 (8.82%) CSS
4 3 (8.82%) CSS3
4 3 (8.82%) HTML5
4 3 (8.82%) Resque
4 3 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (5.88%) Haml
5 2 (5.88%) Swagger
6 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.94%) Dropwizard
6 1 (2.94%) Ember.js
6 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.94%) JAX-RS
6 1 (2.94%) Node.js
6 1 (2.94%) React
6 1 (2.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Coaching
1 9 (26.47%) ERP
2 8 (23.53%) DevOps
2 8 (23.53%) Validation
3 7 (20.59%) Change Control
3 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
4 6 (17.65%) Business Transformation
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security
5 5 (14.71%) Microservices
6 4 (11.76%) SDLC
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
7 3 (8.82%) Migration
7 3 (8.82%) MVC
7 3 (8.82%) OO
7 3 (8.82%) OOP
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) Scala
3 5 (14.71%) Ruby
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Go
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) SAS Macro
7 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) APMP
2 1 (2.94%) CISA
2 1 (2.94%) CRISC
2 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) GMP
1 11 (32.35%) GxP
2 9 (26.47%) GAMP
3 4 (11.76%) QA
4 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
5 2 (5.88%) CDISC
5 2 (5.88%) GLP
5 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) etcd
2 2 (5.88%) flannel
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Kubernetes
2 6 (17.65%) Ambari
3 2 (5.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (5.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.94%) Marathon
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) SAP
2 9 (26.47%) Hortonworks
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Adobe
4 2 (5.88%) Capita
4 2 (5.88%) Google
4 2 (5.88%) Tableau
5 1 (2.94%) Teradata