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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 378 318 276
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -42
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 264 347 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.68% 0.72%
As % of the General category 1.47% 1.75% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 182 185
Median daily rate £450 £404 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% +2.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £288 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 21
Median hourly rate £23.50 £20.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% +1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.25 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 £20.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+137.34% +1.21%
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
17941 19868 18612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.43% 39.06% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12169 13091 11926
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 493 529
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.79 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -22 108 £450 +2.85% 37
North West -57 52 £438 +20.68% 6
South East -36 34 £421 +2.00% 16
East of England +28 29 £288 -12.87% 12
East Midlands +19 17 £550 +69.23% 2
West Midlands -14 17 £300 -25.00% 1
South West -2 3 £170 -64.21% 2
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 6
North East -53 1 - - 1
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 175 (32.17%) SAP
2 126 (23.16%) Finance
3 102 (18.75%) Project Management
4 83 (15.26%) Manufacturing
5 79 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (12.50%) Oracle
7 62 (11.40%) Degree
8 58 (10.66%) SQL
9 57 (10.48%) Management Information System
10 52 (9.56%) Change Management
11 51 (9.38%) Validation
12 49 (9.01%) Java
12 49 (9.01%) JavaScript
12 49 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
13 47 (8.64%) Business Analysis
13 47 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (8.46%) Analytics
15 43 (7.90%) Stakeholder Management
16 42 (7.72%) ITIL
16 42 (7.72%) ERP
17 40 (7.35%) Microsoft
18 38 (6.99%) MS Excel
18 38 (6.99%) Migration
19 36 (6.62%) HTML
20 35 (6.43%) CSS
20 35 (6.43%) Life Science
20 35 (6.43%) FMCG
21 33 (6.07%) Web Services
21 33 (6.07%) Retail
22 32 (5.88%) CRM

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 18 (3.31%) CMS
1 18 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 16 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.39%) IIS
5 8 (1.47%) Apache
6 7 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (0.92%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.74%) iPlanet
8 4 (0.74%) LiveCycle
8 4 (0.74%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.55%) Liferay
10 2 (0.37%) Confluence
10 2 (0.37%) Mule
11 1 (0.18%) Jetty
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 38 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.60%) MS Office
3 22 (4.04%) MS Project
4 12 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.65%) SAP SD
2 8 (1.47%) SAP SRM
3 7 (1.29%) SAP FI
4 6 (1.10%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 6 (1.10%) SAP MDM
4 6 (1.10%) SAP MM
5 5 (0.92%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.92%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.92%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.92%) SAP GRC
5 5 (0.92%) SAP PP
5 5 (0.92%) SAP PP-PI
5 5 (0.92%) SAP QM
6 4 (0.74%) BusinessWare
6 4 (0.74%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.74%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.55%) SAP FI-AP
7 3 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.94%) Veeva
2 13 (2.39%) SaaS
3 10 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.92%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (0.55%) IaaS
5 3 (0.55%) PaaS
5 3 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.18%) Boomi
6 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.84%) LDAP
2 8 (1.47%) HTTP
3 7 (1.29%) Firewall
4 6 (1.10%) Intranet
5 5 (0.92%) Internet
6 4 (0.74%) LAN
6 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.55%) Network Security
7 3 (0.55%) WAN
8 2 (0.37%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (0.37%) VoIP
8 2 (0.37%) Wireless
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.18%) DHCP
9 1 (0.18%) DNS
9 1 (0.18%) SAN
9 1 (0.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (4.04%) Oracle Database
3 20 (3.68%) SQL Server
4 19 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (2.39%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (1.47%) SAP BW
7 7 (1.29%) Data Mart
7 7 (1.29%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.10%) MySQL
8 6 (1.10%) SAP BI
8 6 (1.10%) Star Schema
9 5 (0.92%) FileMaker
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.92%) PowerCenter
9 5 (0.92%) QlikView
9 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.39%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (2.21%) JIRA
3 10 (1.84%) ERwin
4 8 (1.47%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.10%) Maven
6 5 (0.92%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.92%) JUnit
6 5 (0.92%) Selenium
7 3 (0.55%) JMeter
7 3 (0.55%) LSMW
8 2 (0.37%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.37%) GitLab
8 2 (0.37%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.37%) webpack
9 1 (0.18%) gulp
9 1 (0.18%) Hudson
9 1 (0.18%) Protractor
9 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
General
1 126 (23.16%) Finance
2 83 (15.26%) Manufacturing
3 33 (6.07%) Retail
4 27 (4.96%) Marketing
5 16 (2.94%) Banking
6 14 (2.57%) Legal
7 10 (1.84%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.29%) Billing
9 3 (0.55%) German Language
9 3 (0.55%) Publishing
9 3 (0.55%) Swedish Language
10 2 (0.37%) Automotive
10 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.37%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 104 (19.12%) Consultant
2 82 (15.07%) Analyst
3 71 (13.05%) Developer
4 63 (11.58%) Project Manager
4 63 (11.58%) SAP Consultant
5 49 (9.01%) Business Analyst
6 45 (8.27%) Architect
7 27 (4.96%) IT Manager
8 20 (3.68%) SAP Manager
9 17 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
10 16 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (2.76%) Process Analyst
12 14 (2.57%) Senior Business Analyst
12 14 (2.57%) Senior Manager
13 13 (2.39%) Lead Business Analyst
13 13 (2.39%) Programme Manager
13 13 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (2.39%) Test Manager
14 12 (2.21%) Business Process Analyst
14 12 (2.21%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.62%) HTML
2 35 (6.43%) CSS
3 33 (6.07%) Web Services
4 27 (4.96%) XML
5 24 (4.41%) .NET
6 23 (4.23%) AngularJS
7 21 (3.86%) HTML5
8 20 (3.68%) Spring
9 18 (3.31%) REST
10 11 (2.02%) SOAP
11 10 (1.84%) Angular 2
12 9 (1.65%) XSL
13 7 (1.29%) Java EE
13 7 (1.29%) Middleware
14 6 (1.10%) JPA
14 6 (1.10%) JTA
14 6 (1.10%) XSD
15 5 (0.92%) ASP.NET
15 5 (0.92%) CSS3
15 5 (0.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.48%) Management Information System
2 47 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.43%) FMCG
3 35 (6.43%) Life Science
4 26 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.94%) Data Integration
6 12 (2.21%) Virtual Team
7 11 (2.02%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.65%) Pharmacovigilance
8 9 (1.65%) PMI
8 9 (1.65%) User Experience
9 8 (1.47%) NHS
10 6 (1.10%) Informatics
10 6 (1.10%) Minimum Viable Product
11 5 (0.92%) Chemistry
11 5 (0.92%) Data Extraction
11 5 (0.92%) Learning Management System
11 5 (0.92%) LIMS
11 5 (0.92%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.74%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.70%) Linux
2 28 (5.15%) Windows
3 10 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.65%) AIX
5 8 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.74%) Solaris
7 4 (0.74%) Unix
7 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.74%) zOS
8 3 (0.55%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (18.75%) Project Management
2 79 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (9.56%) Change Management
4 51 (9.38%) Validation
5 49 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (8.64%) Business Analysis
7 46 (8.46%) Analytics
8 43 (7.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (7.72%) ERP
9 42 (7.72%) ITIL
10 38 (6.99%) Migration
11 32 (5.88%) CRM
12 29 (5.33%) Scrum
12 29 (5.33%) Service Management
13 28 (5.15%) Data Modelling
13 28 (5.15%) ITSM
14 26 (4.78%) Programme Management
14 26 (4.78%) Six Sigma
15 25 (4.60%) ETL
16 24 (4.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 58 (10.66%) SQL
2 49 (9.01%) Java
2 49 (9.01%) JavaScript
3 11 (2.02%) TypeScript
4 10 (1.84%) C#
4 10 (1.84%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.47%) C
6 7 (1.29%) PHP
7 4 (0.74%) ABAP
8 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.37%) ES6
9 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.37%) Python
9 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.37%) VB
9 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.37%) VBScript
10 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.18%) R
10 1 (0.18%) sed
Qualifications
1 62 (11.40%) Degree
2 17 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 17 (3.13%) SAP Certification
3 14 (2.57%) PMP
4 13 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.47%) CISA
6 7 (1.29%) CISM
6 7 (1.29%) CISSP
7 5 (0.92%) APMP
7 5 (0.92%) CCNA
7 5 (0.92%) CCNP
7 5 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (0.74%) CCSP
9 3 (0.55%) CRISC
9 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 21 (3.86%) GxP
3 18 (3.31%) QA
4 15 (2.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 12 (2.21%) Data Quality
6 11 (2.02%) GMP
7 7 (1.29%) GCP
7 7 (1.29%) SLA
8 4 (0.74%) GAMP
8 4 (0.74%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.37%) GLP
11 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.18%) ISO27002
System Software
1 13 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.92%) Docker
4 4 (0.74%) ClearTrust
5 2 (0.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.55%) Puppet
3 3 (0.55%) vRealize
4 2 (0.37%) Ansible
4 2 (0.37%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.37%) Cacti
4 2 (0.37%) Nagios
4 2 (0.37%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.18%) OPNET
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 175 (32.17%) SAP
2 68 (12.50%) Oracle
3 40 (7.35%) Microsoft
4 29 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (4.96%) ServiceNow
6 18 (3.31%) VMware
7 13 (2.39%) Talend
8 11 (2.02%) Hyperion
9 10 (1.84%) Informatica
10 8 (1.47%) Adobe
10 8 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.10%) CA
11 6 (1.10%) Cisco
11 6 (1.10%) HP
11 6 (1.10%) IBM
11 6 (1.10%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.74%) BEA
12 4 (0.74%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.74%) OpenText
12 4 (0.74%) Vitria
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