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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
England / London
Rank 393 427 405
Rank change year-on-year +34 -22  
Contract jobs citing GMP 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.005% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.041% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £875 £430 £495
% change year-on-year +103.48% -13.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -49.33% -  

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 2377 2417 2326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.21% 10.96% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 1705 1628
Median daily rate £500 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.06 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +1.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.02 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £136.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

GMP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

GMP
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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GMP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GMP in London

GMP
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 3 months to 24 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
Brentford - 1 - -
GMP
England

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for GMP.

1 15 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (86.67%) Quality Management
3 11 (73.33%) Validation
3 11 (73.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 9 (60.00%) Document Management
4 9 (60.00%) System Testing
4 9 (60.00%) QMS
4 9 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (60.00%) Change Control
5 8 (53.33%) Manual Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
5 8 (53.33%) FMCG
6 5 (33.33%) GxP
7 4 (26.67%) Project Management
7 4 (26.67%) ERP
8 3 (20.00%) GCP
8 3 (20.00%) GLP
8 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (20.00%) IT Audit
9 1 (6.67%) Rockwell
9 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 1 (6.67%) Life Science
9 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
9 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (6.67%) SAP

GMP
Top Related 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 15 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Consultant
2 10 (66.67%) Validation Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Compliance Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Systems Validation Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Integration Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Validation Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) FMCG
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Quality Management
2 11 (73.33%) Validation
3 9 (60.00%) Change Control
3 9 (60.00%) Document Management
3 9 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
3 9 (60.00%) QMS
3 9 (60.00%) System Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Manual Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) ERP
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) IT Audit
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (33.33%) GxP
3 3 (20.00%) GCP
3 3 (20.00%) GLP
3 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Rockwell
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
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