The table below looks at the statistics for GMP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GMP over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 625 660 631
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -29
Contract jobs citing GMP 27 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.022% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.53% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Median daily rate £388 £400 £568
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -29.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £344 £452
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £410 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £550
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.75

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
5119 5606 5435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.61% 9.69% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3316 3430 3402
Median daily rate £425 £428 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 232 239
Median hourly rate £27.83 £25.06 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% +25.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GMP
Daily Rate Trend

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

GMP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GMP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GMP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

GMP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GMP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GMP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GMP
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +9 23 £475 +18.75% 2
London +21 6 £475 +14.11%
South East +13 4 £600 +76.47%
Surrey +12 4 £600 -
Birmingham - 4 £475 -
West Midlands - 4 £475 -
Scotland - 4 £350 -
Edinburgh - 3 £350 -
North West +14 2 £388 -
Cheshire +4 2 £388 -
Chester - 2 £388 -
Chertsey - 1 £600 -
Highlands - 1 £280 -
Inverness - 1 £280 -

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GMP 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 GMP.

1 25 (78.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 18 (56.25%) Validation
3 16 (50.00%) GxP
4 12 (37.50%) GCP
5 11 (34.38%) Coaching
5 11 (34.38%) GAMP
5 11 (34.38%) SAP
6 10 (31.25%) ERP
6 10 (31.25%) Manufacturing
7 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Business Transformation
8 6 (18.75%) Information Security
9 5 (15.63%) LIMS
9 5 (15.63%) Migration
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
9 5 (15.63%) QA
9 5 (15.63%) FMCG
9 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
10 4 (12.50%) Data Extraction
10 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.50%) Degree
10 4 (12.50%) Life Science
10 4 (12.50%) Logistics
10 4 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (12.50%) Project Management
11 3 (9.38%) Finance
11 3 (9.38%) Capita
12 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (6.25%) GLP

GMP
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 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.13%) BPCS
2 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) LSMW
1 1 (3.13%) PVCS
General
1 25 (78.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (31.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Consultant
2 12 (37.50%) Compliance Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) Risk Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) IT Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) IT Risk Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) QA Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Logistics Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Functional Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) UAT Lead
8 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Compliance Officer
8 1 (3.13%) Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Project Change Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) FMCG
1 5 (15.63%) LIMS
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 4 (12.50%) Life Science
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
4 1 (3.13%) iSeries
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Validation
2 11 (34.38%) Coaching
3 10 (31.25%) ERP
4 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Business Transformation
5 6 (18.75%) Information Security
6 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.50%) Logistics
7 4 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Change Control
8 2 (6.25%) Data Privacy
8 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.25%) IT Audit
8 2 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (6.25%) SDLC
8 2 (6.25%) Software Licensing
9 1 (3.13%) Feasibility Study
9 1 (3.13%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C#
1 1 (3.13%) RPG
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) APMP
2 1 (3.13%) CISA
2 1 (3.13%) CRISC
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) GxP
2 12 (37.50%) GCP
3 11 (34.38%) GAMP
4 5 (15.63%) QA
5 2 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (6.25%) GLP
5 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (3.13%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Capita
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