The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GMP over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
UK / England
Rank 561 598 561
Rank change year-on-year +37 -37  
Contract jobs citing GMP 13 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.031% 0.068%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.28% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 13
Median daily rate £738 £430 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.51% -2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £425 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £848 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £875 £430 £440
% change year-on-year +103.48% -2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -28.00% -  

GMP 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 4829 5391 5779
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.70% 10.99% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3181 3489 3547
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £599 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 183 164
Median hourly rate £19.70 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.46% +44.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.05 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £61.00 £53.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

GMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GMP 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 GMP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for GMP in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GMP in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GMP in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GMP in England

GMP
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 GMP within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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
London +36 7 £600 - 1
South East +24 4 £875 - 5
North West +28 2 - - 2
GMP
UK

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GMP 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 GMP.

1 35 (85.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 18 (43.90%) GxP
2 18 (43.90%) Manufacturing
2 18 (43.90%) Validation
3 15 (36.59%) ERP
4 14 (34.15%) GCP
4 14 (34.15%) SAP
4 14 (34.15%) Quality Management
5 13 (31.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 13 (31.71%) GAMP
6 12 (29.27%) Change Control
7 11 (26.83%) FMCG
7 11 (26.83%) Coaching
8 10 (24.39%) Information Security
8 10 (24.39%) Document Management
9 9 (21.95%) Capita
9 9 (21.95%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (21.95%) System Testing
9 9 (21.95%) QMS
10 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
10 8 (19.51%) Project Management
10 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
10 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
11 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
11 6 (14.63%) Finance
12 5 (12.20%) Degree
13 4 (9.76%) QA
13 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
13 4 (9.76%) Marketing
13 4 (9.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley

GMP
Top Related 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 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Project
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.44%) SQLPlus
General
1 35 (85.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 18 (43.90%) Manufacturing
3 6 (14.63%) Finance
4 4 (9.76%) Marketing
5 2 (4.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Consultant
2 14 (34.15%) Compliance Consultant
3 12 (29.27%) Risk Consultant
4 10 (24.39%) Validation Consultant
5 9 (21.95%) IT Consultant
5 9 (21.95%) IT Risk Consultant
6 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.88%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Data Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Implementation Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Integration Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Programme Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Project Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) FMCG
2 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) LIMS
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Validation
2 15 (36.59%) ERP
3 14 (34.15%) Quality Management
4 12 (29.27%) Change Control
5 11 (26.83%) Coaching
6 10 (24.39%) Document Management
6 10 (24.39%) Information Security
7 9 (21.95%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (21.95%) QMS
7 9 (21.95%) System Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Project Management
8 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.32%) IT Audit
11 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
11 2 (4.88%) Migration
11 2 (4.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) PMP
3 1 (2.44%) HNC
3 1 (2.44%) HND
3 1 (2.44%) MBA
3 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (43.90%) GxP
2 14 (34.15%) GCP
3 13 (31.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 13 (31.71%) GAMP
4 4 (9.76%) QA
4 4 (9.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (7.32%) GLP
6 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
6 1 (2.44%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) SAP
2 9 (21.95%) Capita
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Minitab
3 2 (4.88%) Rockwell
4 1 (2.44%) Acronis
4 1 (2.44%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) LabVantage
4 1 (2.44%) Siemens
4 1 (2.44%) Wonderware
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