The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GxP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £62.50
GxP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
239 214 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.26% 7.86% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 131 76
Average daily rate £375 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 24 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £15.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% +82.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands