The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for GxP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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.

GxP
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 126 146
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20  
Contract jobs citing GxP 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.21% 0.16% 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.67% 1.49% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £365 £428
% change year-on-year +36.98% -14.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 -

GxP is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 299 269 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 12.85% 10.76% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 150 188
Median daily rate £420 £413 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +23.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £169 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 26
Median hourly rate £22.50 £31.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.41% -17.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.80 £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.06 £44.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  

GxP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing GxP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for GxP in the East of England

GxP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GxP in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for GxP in the East of England

GxP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GxP in the East of England

GxP
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 GxP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -1 4 - -
Bedfordshire -8 1 £500 -
GxP
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GxP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for GxP.

1 5 (62.50%) GCP
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Informatics
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) EDI
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (12.50%) GAMP
4 1 (12.50%) ActionScript

GxP
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
1 3 (37.50%) IT Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) EDI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) EDI
1 1 (12.50%) EDIFACT
1 1 (12.50%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Informatics
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
2 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) GCP
2 1 (12.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (12.50%) GAMP
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) VMware