Period
to 18 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 18 June 2019 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.

GxP
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 734 800 742
Rank change year-on-year +66 -58 +49
Contract jobs citing GxP 72 55 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.061% 0.081%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.84% 0.51% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 40
England median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +15.38%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £350
90th Percentile £525 £569 £576
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
England median hourly rate £50.20 £26.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.08% -38.82% -23.08%
10th Percentile £42.91 £17.50 £41.25
90th Percentile £59.49 £48.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £41.40 £26.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +59.23% -38.82% -23.08%

GxP 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 8,581 10,839 9,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.36% 11.93% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,307 6,944 6,403
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £250 £263 £255
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +8.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 334 330
England median hourly rate £22.92 £24.03 £19.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.64% +21.98% -17.92%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.31 £11.00
90th Percentile £54.20 £52.68 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -2.13% +14.63% -15.23%

GxP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GxP in England

GxP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GxP in England

GxP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GxP in England over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GxP in England

GxP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GxP in England

GxP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GxP in England over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for GxP in England

GxP
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 GxP within the England region over the 6 months to 18 June 2019. 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
London +37 23 £378 -8.48% 1
South East -5 21 £406 -27.78% 1
North of England +41 16 £425 +6.25% 1
North West +37 15 £425 +21.43% 1
East of England +12 10 £413 +10.00% 2
North East - 1 - -
GxP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 46 (63.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 27 (37.50%) Validation
3 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.44%) Manufacturing
4 14 (19.44%) Risk Management
4 14 (19.44%) Project Management
5 13 (18.06%) Scrum
6 12 (16.67%) Change Management
7 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
7 11 (15.28%) REST
7 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
8 10 (13.89%) Degree
9 9 (12.50%) Service Management
9 9 (12.50%) C#
9 9 (12.50%) SAP
9 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 9 (12.50%) .NET
9 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 9 (12.50%) MVC
9 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (12.50%) jQuery
9 9 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 9 (12.50%) CQRS
9 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (12.50%) Vue.js
9 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 9 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (11.11%) Life Science
10 8 (11.11%) QA
10 8 (11.11%) Management Information System

GxP
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 5 (6.94%) Documentum
2 3 (4.17%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) Drupal
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) assyst
2 1 (1.39%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.39%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.39%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.39%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) IaaS
1 3 (4.17%) Veeva
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) SSL
1 2 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (1.39%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 46 (63.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (19.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.56%) Legal
4 3 (4.17%) Finance
4 3 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Analyst
2 11 (15.28%) Developer
2 11 (15.28%) Project Manager
3 10 (13.89%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 6 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.94%) IT Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) IT Support
7 4 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
1 11 (15.28%) REST
2 9 (12.50%) .NET
2 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 9 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 9 (12.50%) jQuery
2 9 (12.50%) Vue.js
3 5 (6.94%) HTML
3 5 (6.94%) Web Services
4 4 (5.56%) Spring
5 3 (4.17%) CSS
5 3 (4.17%) XML
6 2 (2.78%) BAPI
6 2 (2.78%) Django
6 2 (2.78%) Flask
6 2 (2.78%) LDAP
6 2 (2.78%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (2.78%) React
7 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (11.11%) Life Science
2 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) e-Learning
3 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.17%) Pharmacovigilance
3 3 (4.17%) User Experience
4 2 (2.78%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.39%) FMCG
5 1 (1.39%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) Validation
2 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.44%) Project Management
3 14 (19.44%) Risk Management
4 13 (18.06%) Scrum
5 12 (16.67%) Change Management
6 9 (12.50%) CQRS
6 9 (12.50%) MVC
6 9 (12.50%) Service Management
7 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.72%) Data Science
7 7 (9.72%) Process Improvement
7 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.33%) Analytics
8 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.33%) ERP
8 6 (8.33%) ITIL
8 6 (8.33%) Quality Management
9 5 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (6.94%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (4.17%) ABAP
3 3 (4.17%) SQL
4 2 (2.78%) Java
4 2 (2.78%) Lua
4 2 (2.78%) Python
4 2 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.78%) PMP
3 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.39%) IIBA
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 5 (6.94%) PMO
3 4 (5.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.17%) GMP
5 2 (2.78%) GCP
5 2 (2.78%) SLA
6 1 (1.39%) COBIT
6 1 (1.39%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP ALM
1 2 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) SAP
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) HP
3 3 (4.17%) Workday
4 2 (2.78%) Acronis
4 2 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) Citrix
5 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards