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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 15 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 7 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.19% 4.13% 2.33%
As % of the General category 8.24% 5.92% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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- £365 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-51.89% +58.00%
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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
85 152 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 75.22% 69.72% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 112 220
Average daily rate £450 £572 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.32% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -4.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 9 (90.00%) Pharmacovigilance
2 8 (80.00%) Migration
2 8 (80.00%) UML
3 7 (70.00%) Data Security
3 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (70.00%) Data Management
3 7 (70.00%) TOGAF
3 7 (70.00%) Data Migration
3 7 (70.00%) Data Architecture
3 7 (70.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (70.00%) Master Data Management
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (40.00%) SOA
4 4 (40.00%) RUP
5 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (10.00%) FileMaker
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (10.00%) FileMaker
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (70.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Data Architect
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modeller
3 1 (10.00%) UML Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) FileMaker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Pharmacovigilance
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Migration
1 8 (80.00%) UML
2 7 (70.00%) Data Security
2 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) Data Management
2 7 (70.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (70.00%) Data Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Data Architecture
2 7 (70.00%) Master Data Management
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) RUP
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle