Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 June 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 617 570 600
Rank change year-on-year -47 +30 -18
Contract jobs citing GMP 8 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.018% 0.035% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.29% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
London median daily rate £413 £508 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.72% - -
England median daily rate £413 £400 £440
% change year-on-year +3.13% -9.09% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £47.00 -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year -27.42% - -

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 5,449 4,787 4,791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.13% 12.03% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,789 3,367 3,389
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £304 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 59 56
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £13.95 £12.88 £12.75
90th Percentile £59.05 £50.50 £43.00
England median hourly rate £24.03 £19.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year +24.83% -19.79% +11.63%

GMP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GMP in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GMP in London

GMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GMP in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the London region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
West London -36 8 £413 -0.60%
GMP
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 London region with a requirement for GMP.

1 8 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 8 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 8 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 8 (100.00%) Validation
1 8 (100.00%) QMS
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) Document Management
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Consultant
1 8 (100.00%) Validation Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Systems Validation Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) QMS
1 8 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 8 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) Document Management
2 4 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (50.00%) QA