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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 162 179 197
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +18
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 4 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.23% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £375 £345 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -27.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £239 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £387 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £24.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+36.73% +13.95%
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
1742 2408 3037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.69% 52.90% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1857 2260
Median daily rate £496 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 30
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.34% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.67 £40.00 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Informatica
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) SAP MDM
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Biotechnology
3 1 (10.00%) Life Science
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) LiveCycle
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MDM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) FileMaker
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) FileMaker Developer
2 1 (10.00%) LiveCycle Developer
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) SAP MDM Expert
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior UX Designer
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Biotechnology
1 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmacovigilance
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Stewardship
2 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) Document Management
2 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Information Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Informatica
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe