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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 May 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 537 463 417
Rank change year-on-year -74 -46 +158
Contract jobs citing GxP 46 11 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.045% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.93% 0.37% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 5
10th Percentile - £351 £382
25th Percentile £355 £375 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £360 £450 £460
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% -2.17% +21.85%
75th Percentile £475 £570 £494
90th Percentile £560 £578 £528
England median daily rate £437 £453 £500
% change year-on-year -3.43% -9.50% +25.00%

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 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 4,970 2,952 2,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.77% 11.99% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,499 2,004 1,493
10th Percentile £350 £316 £300
25th Percentile £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £653 £608 £586
90th Percentile £756 £688 £650
England median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 24 44
10th Percentile £20.00 £14.00 £15.95
25th Percentile £25.25 £15.80 £19.17
Median hourly rate £44.50 £20.00 £30.89
Median % change year-on-year +122.50% -35.24% +47.85%
75th Percentile £49.25 £33.31 £41.48
90th Percentile £68.25 £38.93 £54.63
England median hourly rate £27.73 £21.00 £25.60
% change year-on-year +32.05% -17.95% +14.47%

GxP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GxP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GxP in London

GxP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GxP in London.

Daily rate trend for GxP in London

GxP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GxP in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for GxP in London

GxP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GxP in London.

Hourly rate trend for GxP in London

GxP
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 GxP within the London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
West London +2 10 £466 -17.16% 1
GxP
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for GxP.

1 36 (78.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 29 (63.04%) Agile
3 26 (56.52%) Veeva
4 25 (54.35%) Validation
5 23 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
6 22 (47.83%) DevOps
6 22 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (47.83%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (47.83%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 22 (47.83%) Good Clinical Practice
6 22 (47.83%) Requirements Gathering
6 22 (47.83%) Business Case
7 10 (21.74%) Oracle
8 9 (19.57%) Social Skills
9 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.04%) SAP
10 6 (13.04%) CRM
11 5 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (8.70%) Project Management
12 4 (8.70%) SQL
12 4 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
12 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
12 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (8.70%) Cisco
12 4 (8.70%) Firewall
12 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
12 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.70%) Legal
12 4 (8.70%) Scrum

GxP
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (4.35%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (4.35%) TrackWise
2 1 (2.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (56.52%) Veeva
2 4 (8.70%) Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) Power Platform
2 4 (8.70%) PowerApps
3 2 (4.35%) AWS
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Power BI
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 36 (78.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 22 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (19.57%) Social Skills
4 4 (8.70%) Legal
5 3 (6.52%) Automotive
6 2 (4.35%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (4.35%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (4.35%) Marketing
6 2 (4.35%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (4.35%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (2.17%) Law
7 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Analyst
2 22 (47.83%) Business Analyst
2 22 (47.83%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
4 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Architect
4 2 (4.35%) Data Architect
4 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Manager
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Access Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Applications Architect
5 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (2.17%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Biotechnology
2 3 (6.52%) Life Science
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) LIMS
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Agile
2 25 (54.35%) Validation
3 23 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 22 (47.83%) Business Case
4 22 (47.83%) Continuous Delivery
4 22 (47.83%) DevOps
4 22 (47.83%) Requirements Gathering
5 6 (13.04%) CRM
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
6 4 (8.70%) Network Architecture
6 4 (8.70%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Product Roadmap
7 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) CGEIT
2 1 (2.17%) CISA
2 1 (2.17%) CRISC
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.17%) PMP
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (47.83%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 22 (47.83%) Good Clinical Practice
2 5 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.35%) ISO 13485
4 1 (2.17%) COBIT
4 1 (2.17%) GMP
4 1 (2.17%) GRC
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.17%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) SAP
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco
4 4 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.52%) Ariba
6 2 (4.35%) hybris
6 2 (4.35%) Sitecore