The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 365 296 277
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -19
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 272 379 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the General category 1.43% 1.91% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 202 186
Median daily rate £460 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £440 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.56 £16.25 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £42.50 £53.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+38.75% -55.55%
Pharmaceutical
UK

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18997 19817 19462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.07% 38.48% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12772 12514 12354
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 490 542
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £42.50 £46.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in England

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in England

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in England

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in England

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 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
London -49 90 £460 +0.27% 31
North West -42 61 £500 +20.48% 14
South East -75 51 £413 -23.25% 22
East of England +23 26 £425 +88.88% 28
West Midlands -3 15 £310 -11.42% 10
East Midlands +13 11 £563 +32.35% 3
South West +10 7 £513 +9.15% 4
Midlands - 2 £700 - 2
Yorkshire -5 1 - - 5
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 186 (32.52%) SAP
2 110 (19.23%) Finance
3 109 (19.06%) Project Management
4 90 (15.73%) Manufacturing
5 70 (12.24%) Degree
6 68 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (11.71%) Oracle
8 65 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
9 55 (9.62%) SQL
10 54 (9.44%) Change Management
11 53 (9.27%) Microsoft
12 51 (8.92%) Java
13 49 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
14 48 (8.39%) Life Science
15 47 (8.22%) Management Information System
16 45 (7.87%) ITIL
17 44 (7.69%) MS Excel
17 44 (7.69%) Migration
17 44 (7.69%) FMCG
18 43 (7.52%) JavaScript
19 41 (7.17%) Validation
20 39 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
20 39 (6.82%) Business Analysis
21 37 (6.47%) Data Modelling
22 36 (6.29%) Web Services
23 35 (6.12%) HTML
23 35 (6.12%) ERP
23 35 (6.12%) CRM
23 35 (6.12%) Analytics
24 33 (5.77%) PRINCE2

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in 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 19 (3.32%) CMS
1 19 (3.32%) WebLogic
2 18 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.80%) IIS
4 13 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.40%) Apache
5 8 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.87%) iPlanet
7 5 (0.87%) LiveCycle
7 5 (0.87%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.87%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (0.87%) SAS
7 5 (0.87%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.52%) Documentum
9 3 (0.52%) Liferay
10 2 (0.35%) Confluence
10 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.02%) MS Office
3 22 (3.85%) MS Project
4 15 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.10%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (2.97%) SAP MM
2 11 (1.92%) SAP SD
3 10 (1.75%) SAP FI
4 8 (1.40%) SAP CO
4 8 (1.40%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (1.05%) SAP CRM
5 6 (1.05%) SAP PP
5 6 (1.05%) SAP R/3
6 5 (0.87%) BusinessWare
6 5 (0.87%) SAP PP-PI
6 5 (0.87%) SAP QM
7 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.70%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (0.70%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 4 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.70%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.70%) SAP SRM
8 3 (0.52%) SAP FI-AP
8 3 (0.52%) SAP MDM
8 3 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.45%) SaaS
1 14 (2.45%) Veeva
2 7 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (0.87%) Amazon S3
3 5 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.52%) IaaS
5 3 (0.52%) PaaS
6 2 (0.35%) Taleo
7 1 (0.17%) Boomi
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Force.com
7 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.57%) LDAP
2 8 (1.40%) Firewall
2 8 (1.40%) Internet
3 7 (1.22%) HTTP
4 5 (0.87%) Intranet
5 4 (0.70%) LAN
5 4 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.70%) VoIP
6 3 (0.52%) WAN
7 2 (0.35%) DHCP
7 2 (0.35%) DNS
7 2 (0.35%) Network Security
7 2 (0.35%) WebEx
8 1 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (5.42%) SQL Server
3 27 (4.72%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (2.97%) SAP BW
5 12 (2.10%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
7 9 (1.57%) Data Mining
7 9 (1.57%) QlikView
7 9 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.05%) MySQL
9 5 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (0.87%) DB2
9 5 (0.87%) DB2 UDB
9 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.87%) SAP BI
9 5 (0.87%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (1.57%) JIRA
3 8 (1.40%) LSMW
3 8 (1.40%) SoapUI
4 7 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.22%) Maven
5 5 (0.87%) ERwin
5 5 (0.87%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.87%) JUnit
5 5 (0.87%) Selenium
6 3 (0.52%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.52%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.52%) JMeter
7 2 (0.35%) GitLab
7 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.17%) Grunt
8 1 (0.17%) gulp
8 1 (0.17%) Hudson
8 1 (0.17%) Protractor
8 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 110 (19.23%) Finance
2 90 (15.73%) Manufacturing
3 32 (5.59%) Marketing
4 24 (4.20%) Retail
5 19 (3.32%) Banking
6 17 (2.97%) Legal
7 9 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.05%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.05%) Billing
9 4 (0.70%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.52%) German Language
11 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (23.25%) Consultant
2 82 (14.34%) SAP Consultant
3 78 (13.64%) Analyst
4 63 (11.01%) Developer
4 63 (11.01%) Project Manager
5 56 (9.79%) Architect
6 50 (8.74%) Business Analyst
7 18 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (2.80%) Functional Consultant
9 14 (2.45%) ServiceNow Developer
10 13 (2.27%) IT Manager
10 13 (2.27%) Programme Manager
10 13 (2.27%) SAP Manager
10 13 (2.27%) SAP MM Consultant
11 12 (2.10%) Senior Manager
12 11 (1.92%) Change Manager
12 11 (1.92%) Coordinator
12 11 (1.92%) Data Consultant
12 11 (1.92%) SAP Data Consultant
12 11 (1.92%) Validation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.29%) Web Services
2 35 (6.12%) HTML
3 31 (5.42%) CSS
4 28 (4.90%) XML
5 22 (3.85%) .NET
6 18 (3.15%) AngularJS
7 16 (2.80%) HTML5
8 15 (2.62%) Spring
9 12 (2.10%) REST
10 10 (1.75%) Java EE
10 10 (1.75%) Middleware
10 10 (1.75%) SOAP
11 7 (1.22%) XSL
12 6 (1.05%) JPA
12 6 (1.05%) JTA
13 5 (0.87%) JMS
13 5 (0.87%) MSMQ
13 5 (0.87%) XSD
14 4 (0.70%) jQuery
14 4 (0.70%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.39%) Life Science
3 47 (8.22%) Management Information System
4 44 (7.69%) FMCG
5 26 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.55%) Data Integration
6 14 (2.45%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.27%) NHS
8 12 (2.10%) PMI
9 11 (1.92%) Pharmacovigilance
10 9 (1.57%) User Experience
11 7 (1.22%) Informatics
11 7 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.05%) Chemistry
12 6 (1.05%) e-Learning
12 6 (1.05%) Minimum Viable Product
13 5 (0.87%) AS400
13 5 (0.87%) Biometrics
13 5 (0.87%) Biotechnology
14 4 (0.70%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.77%) Linux
1 33 (5.77%) Windows
2 10 (1.75%) AIX
2 10 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (1.40%) Windows 7
3 8 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.87%) Solaris
5 5 (0.87%) Unix
5 5 (0.87%) zOS
6 3 (0.52%) CentOS
6 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.17%) Android
7 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.17%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (19.06%) Project Management
2 68 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (9.44%) Change Management
4 49 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (7.87%) ITIL
6 44 (7.69%) Migration
7 41 (7.17%) Validation
8 39 (6.82%) Business Analysis
8 39 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (6.47%) Data Modelling
10 35 (6.12%) Analytics
10 35 (6.12%) CRM
10 35 (6.12%) ERP
11 33 (5.77%) ETL
11 33 (5.77%) PRINCE2
12 31 (5.42%) Service Management
13 30 (5.24%) ITSM
14 25 (4.37%) Scrum
15 24 (4.20%) Information Security
15 24 (4.20%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 55 (9.62%) SQL
2 51 (8.92%) Java
3 43 (7.52%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.92%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.40%) C#
6 7 (1.22%) ABAP
6 7 (1.22%) TypeScript
7 5 (0.87%) C
8 3 (0.52%) Python
8 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.52%) VBA
9 2 (0.35%) PHP
9 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.35%) R
9 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.17%) Perl
10 1 (0.17%) sed
Qualifications
1 70 (12.24%) Degree
2 19 (3.32%) PMI Certification
2 19 (3.32%) SAP Certification
3 15 (2.62%) PMP
4 10 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.57%) CISM
5 9 (1.57%) CISSP
6 7 (1.22%) CISA
7 5 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (0.87%) CCSP
8 4 (0.70%) CCNA
8 4 (0.70%) IISP
8 4 (0.70%) PhD
8 4 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.52%) CCA
9 3 (0.52%) CRISC
9 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.52%) MBA
9 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.02%) GxP
2 21 (3.67%) GMP
3 20 (3.50%) QA
4 16 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.92%) SLA
6 8 (1.40%) GAMP
7 6 (1.05%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.70%) GCP
9 4 (0.70%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.52%) GLP
11 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.17%) COBIT
12 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.87%) ClearTrust
3 5 (0.87%) Docker
4 2 (0.35%) vSphere
5 1 (0.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.87%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.52%) Puppet
3 3 (0.52%) vRealize
4 2 (0.35%) Ansible
4 2 (0.35%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.35%) Cacti
4 2 (0.35%) Nagios
4 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 186 (32.52%) SAP
2 67 (11.71%) Oracle
3 53 (9.27%) Microsoft
4 31 (5.42%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (4.20%) ServiceNow
6 19 (3.32%) VMware
7 11 (1.92%) Informatica
8 10 (1.75%) Talend
9 9 (1.57%) Adobe
9 9 (1.57%) IBM
10 8 (1.40%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.05%) JD Edwards
12 5 (0.87%) BEA
12 5 (0.87%) CA
12 5 (0.87%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.87%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.87%) Vitria
13 4 (0.70%) Apple
13 4 (0.70%) hybris
13 4 (0.70%) Tableau
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