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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 181 182 190
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 15 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.49% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.93% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 12
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£413 £360 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -22.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £130 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £500 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-55.55% +125.00%
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
2876 3341 3567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.49% 53.25% 56.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2234 2502 2713
Average daily rate £475 £485 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 47
Average hourly rate £19.72 £21.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 16 (43.24%) SAP
2 8 (21.62%) SAP BW
3 7 (18.92%) Finance
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) SAP FI
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
5 4 (10.81%) CRM
5 4 (10.81%) .NET
5 4 (10.81%) SAP CO
5 4 (10.81%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (8.11%) Pharmacovigilance
6 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Time Management
6 3 (8.11%) FMCG
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) SAP APO
6 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (8.11%) PMP
6 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (5.41%) Rational Rose
7 2 (5.41%) SAP WM
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.41%) CMS
7 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 2 (5.41%) SQL
7 2 (5.41%) C#
7 2 (5.41%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.70%) Kentico
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) SAP FI
2 4 (10.81%) SAP CO
2 4 (10.81%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (8.11%) SAP APO
4 2 (5.41%) SAP WM
4 2 (5.41%) SAP ERP
5 1 (2.70%) SAP SRM
5 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP EWM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SAP BW
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Consultant
2 11 (29.73%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) SAP WM Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.70%) SAP Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.70%) SAP SRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) EDI
2 2 (5.41%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.41%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) JTA
3 1 (2.70%) JPA
3 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) CSS3
3 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.70%) XSLT
3 1 (2.70%) JMS
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Pharmacovigilance
1 3 (8.11%) FMCG
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Biotechnology
3 1 (2.70%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Project Management
2 4 (10.81%) CRM
3 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (8.11%) Time Management
3 3 (8.11%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.41%) MVC
4 2 (5.41%) ERP
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.41%) UML
4 2 (5.41%) RUP
4 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.41%) Use Case
4 2 (5.41%) BPMN
4 2 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (5.41%) PLM
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
1 2 (5.41%) C#
1 2 (5.41%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) SAS Macro
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) PMP
1 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.70%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) GxP
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) SAP
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
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