The first table below looks at the demand for GLP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GLP over the 3 months to 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
Rank 583 - 575
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GLP 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.024% - 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4227 3675 4389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.02% 7.34% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2571 2218 2268
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 138 234
Average hourly rate £20.06 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.87 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £17.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+13.38% -1.38%

GLP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GLP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GLP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GLP
Daily Rate Trend

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

GLP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GLP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GLP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GLP
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GLP within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 1 - -
England - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

GLP
Top 4 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GLP 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 GLP.

1 4 (100.00%) GMP
1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (75.00%) LIMS
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management

GLP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GLP 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 GLP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) GMP
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