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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 632 620 621
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing GMP 5 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.052% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.100% 0.56% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 6
Median daily rate £400 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- -40.17%

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
5025 5171 5106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.40% 9.23% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3206 3315 3160
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 186 212
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.26 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

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
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 8 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 2 July 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 -19 5 £400 -5.88% 8
Manchester -5 3 £400 +33.33%
North West -11 3 £400 -11.11% 1
East of England +21 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire +18 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 15 (75.00%) Validation
2 12 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 7 (35.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Change Control
6 3 (15.00%) System Testing
6 3 (15.00%) FMCG
6 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) GxP
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) GCP
7 2 (10.00%) GLP
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) ERP
7 2 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
7 2 (10.00%) Software Licensing
7 2 (10.00%) IT Audit
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
8 1 (5.00%) CRISC
8 1 (5.00%) APMP
8 1 (5.00%) SIEM
8 1 (5.00%) Time Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 12 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Validation Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Compliance Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (10.00%) HR Manager
4 2 (10.00%) ICT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) ICT Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Public Sector Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Systems Validation Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Assistant
5 1 (5.00%) Project Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Writer
5 1 (5.00%) Transition Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Transition Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Validation
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Change Control
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) IT Audit
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Software Licensing
6 1 (5.00%) Internal Audit
6 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) QMS
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM
6 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) APMP
1 1 (5.00%) CISA
1 1 (5.00%) CRISC
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (15.00%) GxP
2 2 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (10.00%) GCP
2 2 (10.00%) GLP
2 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.00%) GAMP
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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