The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 60 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the General category 0.60% 0.90% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
+7.18% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -43.52%

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

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
168 222 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.37% 34.63% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 148 134
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +207.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.80 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Pharmaceutical
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 4 (57.14%) GMP
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Life Science
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Logistics
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics AX
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Healthcare Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Healthcare Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Logistics
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) GMP
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft