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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GxP
England / East of England
Rank 123 115 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Contract jobs citing GxP 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.33% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.27% 2.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £305 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.62% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £400 £525
% change year-on-year +10.93% -23.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £53.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +381.81%  

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 236 276 310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 10.87% 11.30% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 150 168
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £243 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £542 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 20
Median hourly rate £21.95 £42.75 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.65% +51.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.13 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £62.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £305 -
Hertfordshire +1 1 - -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) EDI
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) GAMP
2 1 (25.00%) GCP
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Saba
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Informatics
2 1 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0

GxP
Top Related 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) EDI Developer
1 1 (25.00%) HR Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Programme Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
1 1 (25.00%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (25.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GAMP
1 1 (25.00%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Saba
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Workday