The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - - 6.20%
As % of the General category - - 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -50.00%
Pharmaceutical
London

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

General Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
84 94 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 68.29% 71.76% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 64 64
Median daily rate £493 £523 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.74% +12.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £359 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.00% -55.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf