The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 100 118 99
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 26 14 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.03% 0.51% 1.38%
As % of the General category 3.10% 1.71% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 23
Median daily rate £425 £225 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -33.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £183 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £334 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.84% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -52.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+65.00% -55.55%
Pharmaceutical
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
839 820 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.16% 29.63% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 466 555
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 62
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the East of England region.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the East of England region.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +14 13 £425 - 3
Cambridgeshire +15 10 - - 9
Bedfordshire +7 2 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 12 (26.09%) Project Management
1 12 (26.09%) Validation
2 9 (19.57%) Degree
3 8 (17.39%) SQL
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle
4 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
4 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
5 6 (13.04%) QA
5 6 (13.04%) Finance
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) ERP
5 6 (13.04%) GMP
6 5 (10.87%) SLA
6 5 (10.87%) Windows
6 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
6 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
7 4 (8.70%) Change Management
7 4 (8.70%) Quality Management
7 4 (8.70%) Java
7 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (8.70%) Informatics
7 4 (8.70%) Analytics
7 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (8.70%) IT Audit
8 3 (6.52%) Visual Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) Data Centre

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) German Language
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Consultant
2 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Change Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Angular Developer
4 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) IT Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Change Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Validation Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Compliance Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) ERP Manager
5 2 (4.35%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Planning Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Validation Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
1 3 (6.52%) CSS
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
1 3 (6.52%) HTML5
2 2 (4.35%) REST
2 2 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (2.17%) Ajax
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Informatics
4 3 (6.52%) Biometrics
4 3 (6.52%) Blog
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.52%) FMCG
4 3 (6.52%) Life Science
4 3 (6.52%) NHS
4 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.17%) Biology
5 1 (2.17%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.17%) iPhone
5 1 (2.17%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (2.17%) PMI
5 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Project Management
1 12 (26.09%) Validation
2 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.04%) ERP
3 6 (13.04%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.70%) Analytics
5 4 (8.70%) Change Management
5 4 (8.70%) IT Audit
5 4 (8.70%) Quality Management
5 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Change Control
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.52%) Scrum
6 3 (6.52%) TDD
6 3 (6.52%) Visual Analytics
6 3 (6.52%) Workflow
7 2 (4.35%) CRM
7 2 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) APMP
3 1 (2.17%) CISA
3 1 (2.17%) CRISC
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.17%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) GMP
1 6 (13.04%) QA
2 5 (10.87%) SLA
3 3 (6.52%) GLP
3 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (4.35%) GAMP
4 2 (4.35%) GCP
4 2 (4.35%) GxP
5 1 (2.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (2.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Apple
3 3 (6.52%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) IFS
5 1 (2.17%) NetSuite
5 1 (2.17%) Tableau
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