Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 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 Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 853 848 857
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 +16
Contract jobs citing GCP 2 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.004% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.020% 0.034% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
England median daily rate £406 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -37.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £361 £225 £276
90th Percentile £457 £275 £604
UK median daily rate £406 £250 £400
% change year-on-year +62.50% -37.50% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

GCP 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 10,086 11,842 10,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.60% 12.59% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,447 7,789 7,169
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £228
90th Percentile £625 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 327 380
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -12.42% +5.52%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
90th Percentile £50.23 £50.00 £47.25
UK median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +8.80% -14.89% +4.44%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in England

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GCP in England

GCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GCP in England

GCP
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 GCP within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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 of England +4 2 £406 +62.50%
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GCP 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 England region with a requirement for GCP.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) CDISC
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Python

GCP
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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) CDISC
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality