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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 99 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 20 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 0.40% 0.86%
As % of the General category 2.45% 0.95% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 10
Median daily rate £380 £339 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -11.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £329 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £489 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £51.75 £38.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.54% +127.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £25.75 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.35 £51.75 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £24.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+36.73% +28.94%
Pharmaceutical
South East

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
816 1057 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.92% 42.21% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 552 398
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 18
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.50 £100.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 10 £425 -4.76%
Bracknell - 4 - -
Slough 0 1 £350 +5.66%
Wokingham - 1 £283 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
South East

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 15 (42.86%) SDLC
2 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (25.71%) Validation
4 8 (22.86%) QA
4 8 (22.86%) SAP
4 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (17.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) PMP
6 5 (14.29%) Project Management
6 5 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (14.29%) ERP
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (11.43%) PHP
7 4 (11.43%) GxP
7 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.43%) Drupal
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.43%) Change Control
8 3 (8.57%) Customer Insight
8 3 (8.57%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (8.57%) Open Source
8 3 (8.57%) Compliance Management
8 3 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery

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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) Drupal
3 2 (5.71%) Documentum
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Project
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.71%) SAP GRC
1 2 (5.71%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.86%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) LSMW
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
2 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Gradle
2 1 (2.86%) Hudson
2 1 (2.86%) JBehave
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) Mockito
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.57%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Audit Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Compliance Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Data Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) IT Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Data Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) EclipseLink
1 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) HTML5
1 1 (2.86%) iBATIS
1 1 (2.86%) Java EE
1 1 (2.86%) JMS
1 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (2.86%) LESS
1 1 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (2.86%) RESTful
1 1 (2.86%) Sass
1 1 (2.86%) SOAP
1 1 (2.86%) Spring
1 1 (2.86%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Data Conversion
1 2 (5.71%) Data Extraction
1 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
1 2 (5.71%) Informatics
1 2 (5.71%) Life Science
1 2 (5.71%) PMI
1 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) FMCG
2 1 (2.86%) Pharmacovigilance
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) SDLC
2 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (25.71%) Validation
4 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) Migration
6 5 (14.29%) ERP
6 5 (14.29%) Project Management
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) Change Control
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.57%) Customer Insight
8 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.57%) Open Source
8 3 (8.57%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
8 3 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) PHP
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) PMP
2 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CISA
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) MCTS
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
2 6 (17.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 5 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (11.43%) GxP
5 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
5 2 (5.71%) SLA
6 1 (2.86%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) SAP
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) IronPort
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec