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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 91 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% - 0.084%
As % of the General category 0.26% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £120
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £513 £388
% change year-on-year
-19.51% +32.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £34.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.73% +85.13%
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
781 762 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.04% 56.07% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 391 255
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £536 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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

Pharmaceutical
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) PMO Lead
1 1 (50.00%) PMO Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Transformation Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management