The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank - 35 35
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.28% 1.12%
As % of the General category - 8.33% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £200 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -51.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £500 £389
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +28.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £34.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.73% +85.13%
Pharmaceutical
Cambridgeshire

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

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 48 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.77% 15.34% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 45
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £170 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £442 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 3 (42.86%) Quality Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) QMS
3 1 (14.29%) CAPA
3 1 (14.29%) FMCG
3 1 (14.29%) R
3 1 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (14.29%) GMP
3 1 (14.29%) GxP
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (14.29%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Data Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Compliance Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Documentation Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Process Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Biology
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Quality Management
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (14.29%) CAPA
3 1 (14.29%) CMMI
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) QMS
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) R
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) GMP
2 1 (14.29%) GxP
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle