The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for 21 CFR Part 11 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 21 CFR Part 11 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
21 CFR Part 11
UK
Rank 589 636 594
Rank change year-on-year +47 -42  
Contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 7 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.051%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.10% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -47.05%  

21 CFR Part 11 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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5286 5939 6240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.67% 11.21% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3459 3779 3778
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £588 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 199 175
Median hourly rate £19.95 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.84% +56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

21 CFR Part 11
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing 21 CFR Part 11 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for 21 CFR Part 11 in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11.

Contractor daily rate trend for 21 CFR Part 11 in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 21 CFR Part 11 in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 within the UK 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
England +36 7 - - 3
London - 6 - - 1
North West +28 1 - - 1
Brentford - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -

21 CFR Part 11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for 21 CFR Part 11.

1 20 (100.00%) Validation
2 18 (90.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (65.00%) GMP
3 13 (65.00%) Quality Management
4 10 (50.00%) QMS
4 10 (50.00%) Change Control
5 9 (45.00%) System Testing
5 9 (45.00%) GAP Analysis
5 9 (45.00%) Document Management
6 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (30.00%) GxP
8 5 (25.00%) GAMP
8 5 (25.00%) FMCG
9 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (20.00%) SaaS
10 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
10 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (15.00%) Life Science
10 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
10 3 (15.00%) Change Management
10 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (10.00%) Data Management
11 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (10.00%) ITIL
11 2 (10.00%) SDLC
11 2 (10.00%) Analytics

21 CFR Part 11
Top Related IT Skills 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 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) SaaS
General
1 18 (90.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Consultant
2 10 (50.00%) Validation Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Validation Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Systems Validation Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Data Integration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Data Validation Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Validation Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) FMCG
2 3 (15.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Validation
2 13 (65.00%) Quality Management
3 10 (50.00%) Change Control
3 10 (50.00%) QMS
4 9 (45.00%) Document Management
4 9 (45.00%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (45.00%) System Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) Data Management
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) GMP
2 6 (30.00%) GxP
3 5 (25.00%) GAMP
4 1 (5.00%) ISO13485
4 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Minitab
1 1 (5.00%) SAP
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