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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
London / City of London
Rank 145 147 170
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 10 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.19% 0.39%
As % of the General category 0.67% 0.34% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 13
Median daily rate £425 £394 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £361 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -43.52%

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
1495 1786 2651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.66% 55.95% 51.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1187 1418 2060
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 14
Median hourly rate £19.60 £32.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.76% +79.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £55.00 £24.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (21.43%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (21.43%) SAP FI
3 3 (21.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) SAP CO
3 3 (21.43%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) ETL Development
5 1 (7.14%) Laravel
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) User Experience
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

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 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 3 (21.43%) SAP CO
1 3 (21.43%) SAP FI
1 3 (21.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (21.43%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP MDG
2 1 (7.14%) SAP MDG-BP
2 1 (7.14%) SAP MDG-F
2 1 (7.14%) SAP MDG-S
2 1 (7.14%) SAP MDM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Services Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Service Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAP CO Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP FI Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Biotechnology
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Life Science
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
4 1 (7.14%) ETL Development
4 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft