The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-37.33% +50.00%
Pharmaceutical
Scotland

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

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
776 572 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.85% 47.51% 57.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 265 264
Average daily rate £410 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.23% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh