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 3 months to 30 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.

GxP
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 542 602 551
Rank change year-on-year +60 -51  
Contract jobs citing GxP 34 22 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.044% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.69% 0.40% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 25
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £340 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +9.37% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £53.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.81% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £53.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +381.81%  

GxP 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 4941 5469 5825
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.77% 10.95% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3262 3549 3582
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 178 166
Median hourly rate £19.70 £35.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.71% +39.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.72 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £60.27 £48.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

GxP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
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 3 months to 30 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 +54 23 £450 - 3
South East +17 7 £444 +10.93% 4
East of England -2 3 £305 -9.62% 3
North West - 1 - -
GxP
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 59 (84.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 23 (32.86%) SAP
2 23 (32.86%) Validation
3 22 (31.43%) ERP
3 22 (31.43%) GAMP
4 19 (27.14%) GMP
5 16 (22.86%) Project Management
5 16 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (21.43%) Manufacturing
7 14 (20.00%) GCP
8 12 (17.14%) Coaching
9 10 (14.29%) Business Analysis
10 9 (12.86%) Information Security
10 9 (12.86%) Finance
10 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (11.43%) FMCG
11 8 (11.43%) Migration
11 8 (11.43%) Quality Management
11 8 (11.43%) Capita
12 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (8.57%) Machine Learning
13 6 (8.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 6 (8.57%) Life Science
13 6 (8.57%) QA
14 5 (7.14%) Pharmacovigilance
14 5 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (7.14%) Service Management
14 5 (7.14%) 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 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) TrackWise
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.43%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.43%) PaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) DHCP
1 1 (1.43%) DNS
1 1 (1.43%) Firewall
1 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Data Services
General
1 59 (84.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 9 (12.86%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Czech Language
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Consultant
1 20 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 14 (20.00%) Analyst
2 14 (20.00%) Compliance Consultant
3 13 (18.57%) Risk Consultant
4 9 (12.86%) Business Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) IT Consultant
4 9 (12.86%) IT Manager
4 9 (12.86%) IT Risk Consultant
5 8 (11.43%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (10.00%) Architect
6 7 (10.00%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Business Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Project Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Business IT Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) IT Business Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) EDI
1 1 (1.43%) EDIFACT
1 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.43%) FMCG
3 6 (8.57%) Life Science
4 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.14%) Pharmacovigilance
5 3 (4.29%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.86%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.43%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.43%) SCORM
7 1 (1.43%) User Experience
7 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
1 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Validation
2 22 (31.43%) ERP
3 16 (22.86%) Project Management
3 16 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.14%) Coaching
5 10 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 9 (12.86%) Information Security
7 8 (11.43%) Migration
7 8 (11.43%) Quality Management
8 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.57%) Machine Learning
9 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.14%) QMS
10 5 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
10 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.14%) Service Management
10 5 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (5.71%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
11 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) ActionScript
2 1 (1.43%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.86%) APMP
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) PMP
4 1 (1.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (31.43%) GAMP
2 19 (27.14%) GMP
3 14 (20.00%) GCP
4 7 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (8.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 6 (8.57%) QA
6 3 (4.29%) GLP
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) SAP
2 8 (11.43%) Capita
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.71%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.86%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Acronis
5 1 (1.43%) Minitab
5 1 (1.43%) Remedy
5 1 (1.43%) Saba
5 1 (1.43%) Workday
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