Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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.

21 CFR Part 11
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 861 865
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 22 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.026% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 4
UK median daily rate £405 £550 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.39% +45.89% -4.56%
10th Percentile £295 £413 £363
90th Percentile £638 £588 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £550 £377
% change year-on-year -36.36% +45.89% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £51.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -21.72% -
10th Percentile £38.50 £39.50 £47.56
90th Percentile £47.62 £40.50 £54.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £46.70
% change year-on-year +5.00% -14.35% -

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

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 13016 11803 13537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.73% 11.35% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8498 7699 8557
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £230
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £387
% change year-on-year +1.91% +1.55% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 417 479
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +4.44% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.78 £11.45
90th Percentile £49.46 £47.10 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% +12.82%

21 CFR Part 11
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 21 CFR Part 11 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11.

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

21 CFR Part 11
Top 10 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England +21 16 £410 -25.50%
UK excluding London +29 15 £350 -36.36%
London -13 7 £525 +7.69%
Scotland -11 6 £388 +38.39%
East of England -15 3 £250 -47.37%
North of England +59 2 £350 -17.65%
North West +21 2 £350 -17.65%
South West - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (90.91%) Validation
2 15 (68.18%) GAMP
3 12 (54.55%) Manufacturing
4 11 (50.00%) Project Management
5 10 (45.45%) GMP
5 10 (45.45%) GxP
6 9 (40.91%) Quality Management
7 8 (36.36%) Migration
7 8 (36.36%) SCADA
7 8 (36.36%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 7 (31.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) Internal Audit
10 5 (22.73%) ISO 13485
11 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (18.18%) Degree
11 4 (18.18%) Firewall
11 4 (18.18%) Wonderware
11 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
11 4 (18.18%) ISA Server
11 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 4 (18.18%) PMP
11 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
11 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
11 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development

21 CFR Part 11
Co-occurring 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 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 12 (54.55%) Manufacturing
2 7 (31.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Validation Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Software Validation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Informatica Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) ETL Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Operational Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Validation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Test and Validation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Validation Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Validation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Ajax
1 2 (9.09%) XML
1 2 (9.09%) XSL
1 2 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) SCADA
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
1 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Validation
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Quality Management
4 8 (36.36%) Migration
5 6 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Internal Audit
7 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
7 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Matrix Management
8 3 (13.64%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (13.64%) Prototyping
8 3 (13.64%) Remediation Plan
8 3 (13.64%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (13.64%) Use Case
9 2 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
9 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 2 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
1 2 (9.09%) C++
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) Perl
1 2 (9.09%) Python
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
1 4 (18.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) GAMP
2 10 (45.45%) GMP
2 10 (45.45%) GxP
3 5 (22.73%) ISO 13485
4 2 (9.09%) CDISC
4 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
4 2 (9.09%) HL7
5 1 (4.55%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 4 (18.18%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Wonderware
2 2 (9.09%) Informatica
2 2 (9.09%) JD Edwards
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle