The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for GAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GAMP over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
England / North West
Rank - 156 146
Contract jobs citing GAMP 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.052% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.58% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £425 £550
% change year-on-year -28.82% -22.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -

GAMP 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 the North West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 232 342 480
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 8.92% 8.91% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 207 246
Median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £196 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 18
Median hourly rate £15.00 £80.00 £32.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.25% +145.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £13.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.51 £85.59 £73.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

GAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for GAMP in the North West

GAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GAMP in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for GAMP in the North West

GAMP
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GAMP 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 North West region with a requirement for GAMP.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (100.00%) GMP
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (100.00%) GMP