Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for GMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GMP over the 6 months to 19 September 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 Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 91 92
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +14
Contract jobs citing GMP 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.12% 0.21% 0.070%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.10% 1.47% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £418 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.77% - -
East of England median daily rate £571 £650 -
% change year-on-year -12.12% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -58.75% - -

GMP 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 181 204 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.10% 14.47% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 79 73
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £175 £262 £178
90th Percentile £538 £600 £500
East of England median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.10% -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -60.23% +70.87%
10th Percentile £10.44 £13.65 £14.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% -41.54% -7.14%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing GMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for GMP in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GMP in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GMP in Hertfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Watford -1 1 - -
Ware - 1 £418 -
GMP
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GMP 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for GMP.

1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Validation Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Validation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11