The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CDISC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CDISC over the 3 months to 27 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.

Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 270
Contract jobs citing CDISC 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

CDISC 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 South East with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 905 1068 1299
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.61% 11.58% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 620 657
Median daily rate £425 £386 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.24% +1.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 38
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.57% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

CDISC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for CDISC in the South East

CDISC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CDISC in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for CDISC in the South East

CDISC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CDISC in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CDISC in the South East