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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank - - 104
Contract jobs citing GxP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.047%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £550 £315
% change year-on-year
-43.63% +74.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.75 £113.50
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -67.62%
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
212 192 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.35% 8.68% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 98 63
Average daily rate £425 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £156 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £498 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.40 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £32.15 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+81.72% +36.76%

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