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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 159 194 180
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -14
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 5 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.28% 0.54% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 6
Median daily rate £363 £348 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.26% +15.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 £20.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+137.34% +1.21%
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
1818 3129 2951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.31% 52.83% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1501 2442 2216
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 28
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.36 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -0.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.87 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.64 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 25 July 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 25 July 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%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmacovigilance
2 2 (20.00%) System Testing
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Use Case
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Informatica
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) ECMAScript
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) PMI
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification

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%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
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 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) FileMaker Developer
3 1 (10.00%) LiveCycle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 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
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (10.00%) Animation
3 1 (10.00%) Biotechnology
3 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) Life Science
3 1 (10.00%) PMI
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) System Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Use Case
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 Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Information Management
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
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%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Informatica
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com