The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 599 571 544
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -27
Contract jobs citing GxP 20 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.059% 0.072%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.63% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 12
Average daily rate £310 £550 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £550 £315
% change year-on-year
-43.63% +74.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.75 £113.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -67.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.75 £113.50
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -67.62%

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
5104 4797 4354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.92% 9.47% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3150 2945 2533
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 175 163
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GxP
Daily Rate Trend

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

GxP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GxP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GxP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GxP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GxP within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

GxP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

GxP
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England -5 20 £310 -43.63% 3
South East +6 13 £310 -48.33% 1
London -11 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £310 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 - -
High Wycombe +6 2 £280 -
Surrey -3 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 - -
North East -24 1 - -
Hull - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Durham - 1 - -

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 35 (54.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 27 (42.19%) Project Management
3 23 (35.94%) SAP
4 20 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (25.00%) ERP
5 16 (25.00%) Validation
5 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (20.31%) Middleware
7 12 (18.75%) Manufacturing
8 11 (17.19%) Quality Management
9 9 (14.06%) Six Sigma
9 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
9 9 (14.06%) Risk Management
9 9 (14.06%) Finance
9 9 (14.06%) Degree
9 9 (14.06%) Test Scripting
10 8 (12.50%) hybris
10 8 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
10 8 (12.50%) QA
10 8 (12.50%) Legal
10 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 8 (12.50%) ITIL
10 8 (12.50%) SOA
10 8 (12.50%) B2B
10 8 (12.50%) webMethods
10 8 (12.50%) Informatica
10 8 (12.50%) Change Management
11 7 (10.94%) GAMP
11 7 (10.94%) Change Control
12 6 (9.38%) FMCG

GxP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GxP 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 GxP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (4.69%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.56%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.69%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (54.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 9 (14.06%) Finance
4 8 (12.50%) Legal
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Analyst
1 15 (23.44%) Project Manager
2 12 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 10 (15.63%) Consultant
4 6 (9.38%) Compliance Consultant
4 6 (9.38%) Junior
4 6 (9.38%) Junior Project Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Risk Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Applications Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Validation Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Business Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.69%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Quality Manager
7 3 (4.69%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) Middleware
2 4 (6.25%) SAP TM
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) Ajax
3 1 (1.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) J2EE
3 1 (1.56%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.56%) SVG
3 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) FMCG
2 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) Chemistry
3 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.25%) PMI
4 3 (4.69%) Life Science
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.13%) Pharmacovigilance
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) AS400
6 1 (1.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Project Management
2 16 (25.00%) ERP
2 16 (25.00%) Validation
3 11 (17.19%) Quality Management
4 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
4 9 (14.06%) Risk Management
4 9 (14.06%) Six Sigma
4 9 (14.06%) Test Scripting
5 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 8 (12.50%) B2B
5 8 (12.50%) Change Management
5 8 (12.50%) ITIL
5 8 (12.50%) SOA
6 7 (10.94%) Change Control
7 6 (9.38%) Data Privacy
7 6 (9.38%) Process Improvement
7 6 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) Java
3 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (12.50%) QA
3 7 (10.94%) GAMP
4 5 (7.81%) GMP
5 3 (4.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (3.13%) COBIT
6 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
6 2 (3.13%) GCP
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) SAP
2 8 (12.50%) hybris
2 8 (12.50%) Informatica
2 8 (12.50%) webMethods
3 5 (7.81%) Axway
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.69%) IBM
6 2 (3.13%) HP
6 2 (3.13%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.56%) IT2
7 1 (1.56%) Sun
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