The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 85 87 116
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +29
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 19 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 1.34% 0.50%
As % of the General category 2.53% 3.46% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 9
Median daily rate £475 £400 £287
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +39.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £211 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £663 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £398 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.64% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £27.00 £33.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.40% +19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £32.70 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £42.70 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.65% -2.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
750 954 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.37% 38.72% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 407 523
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 23
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.23 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Berkshire region.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Berkshire region.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Maidenhead -4 10 £370 -7.50%
Bracknell +1 3 £525 +1.20%
Reading +10 1 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
South East

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) PMP
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) Life Science
3 6 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) SAP
3 6 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
4 5 (13.89%) Scrum
4 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
4 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
4 5 (13.89%) SDLC
5 4 (11.11%) FMCG
5 4 (11.11%) Marketing
5 4 (11.11%) Drupal
5 4 (11.11%) PHP
5 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.11%) Documentum
5 4 (11.11%) GMP
5 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) Workflow

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (11.11%) Documentum
1 4 (11.11%) Drupal
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
1 2 (5.56%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) Skype
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MS Access
2 2 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) LSMW
2 1 (2.78%) Ant
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Hudson
2 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.78%) JBehave
2 1 (2.78%) JMeter
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Mockito
2 1 (2.78%) MSTest
2 1 (2.78%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.11%) Marketing
4 3 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (5.56%) Legal
5 2 (5.56%) Publishing
6 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Data Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Junior
4 2 (5.56%) Junior Product Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) SAP Data Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.78%) EclipseLink
2 1 (2.78%) EDI
2 1 (2.78%) EJB
2 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) JMS
2 1 (2.78%) JSP
2 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (2.78%) LESS
2 1 (2.78%) Sass
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) Spring
2 1 (2.78%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Life Science
2 4 (11.11%) FMCG
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.56%) Data Conversion
4 2 (5.56%) Data Extraction
4 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.56%) Informatics
4 2 (5.56%) LIMS
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) PMI
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) Project Management
3 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (13.89%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
3 5 (13.89%) Scrum
3 5 (13.89%) SDLC
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.11%) Workflow
5 3 (8.33%) Change Control
5 3 (8.33%) Customer Insight
5 3 (8.33%) ETL
5 3 (8.33%) Open Source
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (5.56%) Data Mapping
6 2 (5.56%) Product Management
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Security
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) PMP
2 5 (13.89%) Degree
3 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.78%) HND
5 1 (2.78%) MBA
5 1 (2.78%) MCITP
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) MCTS
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (11.11%) GMP
3 3 (8.33%) GxP
3 3 (8.33%) QA
3 3 (8.33%) SLA
4 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (2.78%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.78%) BT
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) IronPort
3 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.78%) Symantec
3 1 (2.78%) VMware