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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England / East of England
Rank 98 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 25 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.16% 1.02% 0.66%
As % of the General category 3.85% 3.23% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
Median daily rate £448 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £317 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £430 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.40 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £34.56 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £24.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-30.61% +2.08%

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
650 743 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.29% 31.68% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 436 488
Median daily rate £400 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 56
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.50 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Bedfordshire +11 10 £460 -
Cambridgeshire +6 10 £450 +42.85% 5
Suffolk - 3 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire -14 2 £350 -18.12% 5
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (19.05%) JIRA
2 7 (16.67%) RESTful
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.29%) Subversion
3 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (14.29%) Android
4 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
4 5 (11.90%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (9.52%) ETL
5 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
5 4 (9.52%) HP
5 4 (9.52%) Citrix
5 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 4 (9.52%) Firewall
5 4 (9.52%) Life Science
5 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 4 (9.52%) Android Development
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 3 (7.14%) XenApp
6 3 (7.14%) Analytics
6 3 (7.14%) Degree
6 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.14%) SCCM

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 (7.14%) SAS
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) Documentum
3 1 (2.38%) Moodle
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
1 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) VLAN
2 2 (4.76%) Wireless
2 2 (4.76%) WLAN
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.38%) Skype
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.14%) PowerCenter
3 2 (4.76%) Data Mart
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) Power BI
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) JIRA
2 6 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) Calabash
3 2 (4.76%) Capybara
3 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.38%) ERwin
4 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Android Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Programmer
5 2 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.76%) SAS Programmer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) RESTful
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) Core Animation
2 2 (4.76%) Swing
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Life Science
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Biology
3 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Biometrics
4 1 (2.38%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.38%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.38%) Informatics
4 1 (2.38%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (2.38%) SCADA
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Android
3 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.52%) Android Development
3 4 (9.52%) ETL
4 3 (7.14%) Analytics
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Logistics
4 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.76%) API Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) Clinical Data Management
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) Data Management
5 2 (4.76%) iOS Development
5 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Process Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Web Development
5 2 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) Apple Swift
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
3 2 (4.76%) Python
3 2 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.38%) R
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) CCNA
2 2 (4.76%) CCNP
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.76%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.76%) MCSA
2 2 (4.76%) MCSE
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) PhD
3 1 (2.38%) HNC
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) CDISC
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.38%) GAMP
1 1 (2.38%) GMP
1 1 (2.38%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.38%) Nessus
3 1 (2.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Citrix
2 4 (9.52%) HP
2 4 (9.52%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.14%) Informatica
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Apple
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) Tableau
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (2.38%) Qualys
5 1 (2.38%) Rockwell
5 1 (2.38%) Siemens
5 1 (2.38%) Talend
5 1 (2.38%) webMethods
5 1 (2.38%) Wonderware
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