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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 174 174 182
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 22 34 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.57% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.83% 1.03% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £222 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £608 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+85.13% -26.00%
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 City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2648 3311 3189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.16% 55.99% 56.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2063 2492 2475
Average daily rate £475 £500 £471
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 49 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £42.50 £52.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (40.63%) SAP
2 8 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 6 (18.75%) SAP FI
4 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
4 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.63%) Time Management
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (12.50%) SAP CO
5 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) ERP
5 4 (12.50%) CRM
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Back Office
6 3 (9.38%) Finance
6 3 (9.38%) PLM
6 3 (9.38%) Siebel
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 3 (9.38%) SAP APO
6 3 (9.38%) GxP
6 3 (9.38%) User Stories
6 3 (9.38%) Pharmacovigilance
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Use Case
7 2 (6.25%) QA
7 2 (6.25%) BPMN
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.25%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) SAP FI
2 4 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (12.50%) SAP CO
3 3 (9.38%) SAP APO
4 1 (3.13%) SAP WM
4 1 (3.13%) SAP BPC
4 1 (3.13%) SAP EWM
4 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM
4 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) OLAP
2 1 (3.13%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Back Office
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Consultant
2 10 (31.25%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Junior
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) SAP BW Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) SAP Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) ABAP Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) SAP WM Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) XML Messaging
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) JMS
2 1 (3.13%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.13%) Visualforce
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) CSS3
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) JTA
2 1 (3.13%) Mason
2 1 (3.13%) JPA
2 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Pharmacovigilance
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) FMCG
3 1 (3.13%) LIMS
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
1 5 (15.63%) Time Management
2 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.50%) ERP
2 4 (12.50%) CRM
2 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) PLM
3 3 (9.38%) User Stories
3 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Use Case
4 2 (6.25%) BPMN
4 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.25%) UML
4 2 (6.25%) RUP
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) ABAP
1 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.13%) Apex Code
1 1 (3.13%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) PMP
1 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.13%) SAS Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) GxP
2 2 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) GAMP
3 1 (3.13%) CDISC
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Siebel
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
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