Period
to 19 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 February 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 293 362 335
Rank change year-on-year +69 -27 -3
Contract jobs citing GxP 10 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.092% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.80% 1.00% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 13
South East median daily rate £500 £408 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.70% -18.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £325 £303 £252
90th Percentile £613 £555 £569
England median daily rate £475 £475 £413
% change year-on-year - +15.15% -13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
South East median hourly rate - £41.70 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.60% -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £41.70 £50.00
% change year-on-year -58.03% -16.60% -

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,244 1,991 2,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.50% 12.44% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 1,142 1,326
South East median daily rate £420 £434 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.17% +8.44% -
10th Percentile £213 £229 £228
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 70 69
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £20.54 £26.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.34% -23.55% +54.13%
10th Percentile £14.18 £11.50 £12.92
90th Percentile £74.13 £55.88 £50.16
England median hourly rate £24.37 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.08% -0.02% -2.33%

GxP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GxP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GxP in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GxP in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GxP in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GxP in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GxP in the South East

GxP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 February 2020. 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
Oxfordshire +26 4 £350 +16.67%
Thames Valley +26 4 £350 -14.11% 2
Hampshire - 4 - -
Surrey +54 1 £575 -
GxP
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for GxP.

1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) IaaS
3 4 (40.00%) SaaS
3 4 (40.00%) PaaS
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Life Science
3 4 (40.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (30.00%) Azure
4 3 (30.00%) AWS
4 3 (30.00%) DBS Check
4 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (30.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) Trello
4 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) Thought Leadership
5 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) QMS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
1 4 (40.00%) PaaS
1 4 (40.00%) SaaS
2 3 (30.00%) AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Azure
2 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Trello
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Life Science
2 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) QMS
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) Thought Leadership
5 1 (10.00%) B2B
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (10.00%) COBIT
3 1 (10.00%) GMP
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP