Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for GMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GMP over the 6 months to 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
England > East of England
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 182 193
Rank change year-on-year +68 +11 +3
Contract jobs citing GMP 4 3 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.20% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.79% 0.66% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £188 - £418
10th Percentile £181 - £409
90th Percentile £194 - £426
England median daily rate £250 £425 £414
% change year-on-year -41.18% +2.66% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £26.50 £16.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.61% -56.86% -4.38%
10th Percentile £25.75 £11.85 £19.93
90th Percentile £27.25 £45.85 £57.98
England median hourly rate £26.50 £14.38 £22.50
% change year-on-year +84.35% -36.11% -43.75%

GMP is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 223 456 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.23% 10.64% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 210 301
Median daily rate £425 £414 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +0.30% -2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £117 £175
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 42 35
Median hourly rate £22.66 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.87% -10.00% -7.89%
10th Percentile £16.81 £9.65 £10.70
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.87 £43.75
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +18.42%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing GMP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for GMP in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GMP in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for GMP in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GMP in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for GMP in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the East of England region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +41 4 £188 - 7
GMP
England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing GMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for GMP.

1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Biotechnology
3 1 (25.00%) LabWare
3 1 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (25.00%) Critical Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) CRM

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Director
1 1 (25.00%) Validation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
1 3 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) LabWare