Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 853 859
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 -51
Contract jobs citing CDISC 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.003% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.025% 0.018% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
England median daily rate - £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -8.57%
UK median daily rate - £300 £320
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
England median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK median hourly rate - - £45.00

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

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12014 11020 12359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.67% 11.30% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7919 7249 7949
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £237
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £409
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.98% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 388 433
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +12.82%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.85 £11.69
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.23 £52.24
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +15.38%

CDISC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CDISC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CDISC in England

CDISC
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

CDISC
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

CDISC
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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
East Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
CDISC
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (66.67%) GxP
2 2 (66.67%) B2B
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) PowerCenter
2 2 (66.67%) HL7
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN

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 1 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica Architect
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Statistical Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSL
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) ArchiMate
1 2 (66.67%) B2B
1 2 (66.67%) BPMN
1 2 (66.67%) Concurrent Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreaded Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (66.67%) GxP
1 2 (66.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle