The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CDISC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CDISC 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.

Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 620 633
Rank change year-on-year +35 +13  
Contract jobs citing CDISC 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.080% 0.054% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £538 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £538 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

CDISC 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 England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4994 5510 5765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.57% 11.31% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3242 3598 3780
Median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 198 187
Median hourly rate £25.12 £28.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.28% +29.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £50.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  

CDISC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CDISC in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CDISC in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CDISC in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CDISC in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CDISC in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CDISC within the 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
South East - 2 - -
CDISC
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CDISC 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 England region with a requirement for CDISC.

1 7 (100.00%) SAS
2 6 (85.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (42.86%) Biometrics
3 3 (42.86%) Life Science
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) S-PLUS
4 2 (28.57%) Publishing
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) R
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) HDFS
5 1 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (14.29%) Degree

CDISC
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) S-PLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (85.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Programmer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Programmer
3 4 (57.14%) SAS Programmer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (28.57%) Senior SAS Programmer
4 2 (28.57%) Statistical Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) Lead Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) SAS Statistical Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Life Science
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Biometrics
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) HDFS