The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 178 176 194
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 22 32 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.47% 0.098%
As % of the General category 0.76% 0.84% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £500 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £610 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-18.64% +18.00%
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London

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

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2912 3789 3423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.61% 55.74% 55.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2299 2878 2619
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 54 54
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.45 £40.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 11 (34.38%) SAP
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) SAP BW
4 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) SAP FI
5 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) ERP
5 4 (12.50%) RUP
5 4 (12.50%) CRM
5 4 (12.50%) Time Management
5 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.38%) User Stories
6 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
6 3 (9.38%) Content Management
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Siebel
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.38%) GxP
6 3 (9.38%) SAP APO
6 3 (9.38%) Back Office
6 3 (9.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (9.38%) PLM
6 3 (9.38%) SAP CO
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.25%) CMS
7 2 (6.25%) Finance

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 3 (9.38%) SAP APO
2 3 (9.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (9.38%) SAP CO
3 2 (6.25%) SAP PP
4 1 (3.13%) SAP EWM
4 1 (3.13%) SAP BPC
4 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM
4 1 (3.13%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.13%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (3.13%) OLAP
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Consultant
1 10 (31.25%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Project Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SAP PP Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Statistical Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) SAP EWM Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 1 (3.13%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) CSS3
1 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (3.13%) Visualforce
1 1 (3.13%) HTML5
1 1 (3.13%) Mason
1 1 (3.13%) jQuery
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Pharmacovigilance
2 2 (6.25%) FMCG
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.50%) ERP
3 4 (12.50%) RUP
3 4 (12.50%) CRM
3 4 (12.50%) Time Management
3 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.38%) User Stories
4 3 (9.38%) Content Management
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.38%) PLM
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.25%) Validation
5 2 (6.25%) UML
5 2 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Apex Code
1 1 (3.13%) SAS Macro
1 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) ABAP
1 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) SAS Certification
1 1 (3.13%) PMP
1 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) GxP
2 2 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) CDISC
3 1 (3.13%) GAMP
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Siebel
3 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
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