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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 396 306 293
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -13
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 244 354 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.69% 0.68%
As % of the General category 1.35% 1.74% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 165 178
Median daily rate £450 £390 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 22
Median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.70 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £50.00 £44.25
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
18065 20340 18629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.18% 39.43% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12193 13426 11829
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 519 499
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.81 £47.83 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -11 116 £450 +5.88% 33
South East -31 40 £417 +9.89% 21
North West -74 38 £438 +16.66% 5
East of England +23 20 £288 -12.87% 14
East Midlands +9 13 £550 +71.87% 2
West Midlands -22 7 £349 -12.81% 2
South West +3 6 £190 -51.28% 5
Yorkshire -1 1 - - 3
North East - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 173 (33.40%) SAP
2 120 (23.17%) Finance
3 92 (17.76%) Project Management
4 78 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (14.86%) Manufacturing
6 62 (11.97%) Oracle
7 58 (11.20%) Management Information System
8 56 (10.81%) Validation
8 56 (10.81%) Degree
9 55 (10.62%) SQL
10 50 (9.65%) Business Analysis
11 49 (9.46%) Change Management
12 47 (9.07%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (8.49%) JavaScript
13 44 (8.49%) FMCG
14 43 (8.30%) Java
15 42 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 41 (7.92%) Analytics
17 40 (7.72%) ERP
18 39 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (7.34%) ITIL
20 36 (6.95%) Migration
20 36 (6.95%) Microsoft
21 35 (6.76%) Retail
22 34 (6.56%) Life Science
22 34 (6.56%) MS Excel
23 33 (6.37%) HTML
23 33 (6.37%) CSS
24 31 (5.98%) Scrum
25 30 (5.79%) 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 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.90%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.51%) IIS
5 12 (2.32%) CMS
6 7 (1.35%) Apache
6 7 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.97%) LiveCycle
8 4 (0.77%) iPlanet
8 4 (0.77%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.77%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.77%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.39%) Confluence
10 2 (0.39%) Liferay
10 2 (0.39%) Mule
10 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.39%) WordPress
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.86%) MS Office
3 16 (3.09%) MS Project
4 9 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.39%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (2.12%) SAP SRM
2 9 (1.74%) SAP SD
3 6 (1.16%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 6 (1.16%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.16%) SAP MDM
3 6 (1.16%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.97%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (0.97%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.97%) SAP GRC
4 5 (0.97%) SAP PP
4 5 (0.97%) SAP PP-PI
4 5 (0.97%) SAP QM
5 4 (0.77%) BusinessWare
5 4 (0.77%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.77%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.77%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.58%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.90%) Veeva
2 14 (2.70%) SaaS
3 10 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (0.97%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.58%) IaaS
5 3 (0.58%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Boomi
6 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.74%) LDAP
2 8 (1.54%) HTTP
3 6 (1.16%) Firewall
3 6 (1.16%) Intranet
4 4 (0.77%) Internet
4 4 (0.77%) LAN
5 3 (0.58%) Network Security
5 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.58%) VoIP
5 3 (0.58%) WAN
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (0.39%) WebEx
6 2 (0.39%) Wireless
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.19%) DHCP
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (3.86%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (3.09%) SQL Server
4 12 (2.32%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
5 9 (1.74%) SAP BW
6 8 (1.54%) Data Mart
7 7 (1.35%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.35%) Star Schema
8 6 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.16%) MySQL
8 6 (1.16%) SAP BI
8 6 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (0.97%) FileMaker
9 5 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.97%) PowerCenter
9 5 (0.97%) QlikView
9 5 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.97%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (2.32%) JIRA
3 11 (2.12%) ERwin
4 5 (0.97%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.77%) JUnit
5 4 (0.77%) LSMW
5 4 (0.77%) Maven
5 4 (0.77%) Selenium
6 3 (0.58%) webpack
7 2 (0.39%) JMeter
7 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.19%) GitLab
8 1 (0.19%) Grunt
8 1 (0.19%) gulp
8 1 (0.19%) Hudson
8 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
General
1 120 (23.17%) Finance
2 77 (14.86%) Manufacturing
3 35 (6.76%) Retail
4 20 (3.86%) Marketing
5 12 (2.32%) Banking
6 11 (2.12%) Legal
7 8 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.35%) Billing
9 3 (0.58%) German Language
9 3 (0.58%) Publishing
9 3 (0.58%) Swedish Language
10 2 (0.39%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 105 (20.27%) Consultant
2 89 (17.18%) Analyst
3 69 (13.32%) Developer
4 65 (12.55%) SAP Consultant
5 55 (10.62%) Business Analyst
6 52 (10.04%) Project Manager
7 38 (7.34%) Architect
8 24 (4.63%) IT Manager
9 21 (4.05%) SAP Manager
10 16 (3.09%) IT Project Manager
10 16 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (2.90%) Process Analyst
12 14 (2.70%) Senior Business Analyst
12 14 (2.70%) Senior Manager
13 13 (2.51%) Lead Business Analyst
14 12 (2.32%) Business Process Analyst
14 12 (2.32%) Change Manager
14 12 (2.32%) Programme Manager
14 12 (2.32%) Test Manager
15 11 (2.12%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.37%) CSS
1 33 (6.37%) HTML
2 22 (4.25%) HTML5
2 22 (4.25%) Web Services
2 22 (4.25%) XML
3 21 (4.05%) AngularJS
4 18 (3.47%) .NET
4 18 (3.47%) Spring
5 17 (3.28%) REST
6 10 (1.93%) Angular 2
7 8 (1.54%) SOAP
8 6 (1.16%) CSS3
8 6 (1.16%) Middleware
8 6 (1.16%) XSL
9 5 (0.97%) Java EE
9 5 (0.97%) JPA
9 5 (0.97%) JTA
9 5 (0.97%) React
9 5 (0.97%) Spring Boot
9 5 (0.97%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.20%) Management Information System
2 44 (8.49%) FMCG
3 39 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (6.56%) Life Science
5 25 (4.83%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.09%) Data Integration
7 12 (2.32%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.32%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.54%) NHS
8 8 (1.54%) Pharmacovigilance
8 8 (1.54%) User Experience
9 7 (1.35%) PMI
10 6 (1.16%) Data Extraction
10 6 (1.16%) Informatics
10 6 (1.16%) Learning Management System
11 5 (0.97%) LIMS
11 5 (0.97%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.77%) AS400
12 4 (0.77%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.77%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.02%) Linux
1 26 (5.02%) Windows
2 9 (1.74%) AIX
3 8 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.16%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.97%) Unix
7 4 (0.77%) Solaris
7 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.77%) zOS
8 3 (0.58%) CentOS
9 1 (0.19%) Android
9 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (17.76%) Project Management
2 78 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (10.81%) Validation
4 50 (9.65%) Business Analysis
5 49 (9.46%) Change Management
6 47 (9.07%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (7.92%) Analytics
9 40 (7.72%) ERP
10 38 (7.34%) ITIL
11 36 (6.95%) Migration
12 31 (5.98%) Scrum
13 30 (5.79%) CRM
13 30 (5.79%) Procure-to-Pay
14 27 (5.21%) Data Modelling
14 27 (5.21%) Service Management
15 26 (5.02%) ITSM
16 25 (4.83%) ETL
17 24 (4.63%) Six Sigma
18 22 (4.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (10.62%) SQL
2 44 (8.49%) JavaScript
3 43 (8.30%) Java
4 11 (2.12%) TypeScript
5 9 (1.74%) C#
5 9 (1.74%) PHP
5 9 (1.74%) PL/SQL
6 8 (1.54%) C
7 4 (0.77%) ABAP
8 3 (0.58%) ES6
8 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.39%) ECMAScript
9 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.39%) Python
9 2 (0.39%) VB
9 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.39%) VBScript
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 56 (10.81%) Degree
2 16 (3.09%) SAP Certification
3 13 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.32%) PMI Certification
4 12 (2.32%) PMP
5 8 (1.54%) CISA
6 7 (1.35%) CISM
6 7 (1.35%) CISSP
7 5 (0.97%) APMP
7 5 (0.97%) CCNA
7 5 (0.97%) CCNP
8 4 (0.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (0.77%) CCSP
8 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.58%) CRISC
9 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.63%) GxP
2 22 (4.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (3.67%) QA
4 17 (3.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 13 (2.51%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.74%) GCP
7 7 (1.35%) GMP
8 6 (1.16%) GAMP
9 5 (0.97%) SLA
10 4 (0.77%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.58%) GLP
12 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.97%) Docker
4 4 (0.77%) ClearTrust
5 2 (0.39%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.77%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.58%) Puppet
3 3 (0.58%) vRealize
4 2 (0.39%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.39%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) Cacti
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.19%) OPNET
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 173 (33.40%) SAP
2 62 (11.97%) Oracle
3 36 (6.95%) Microsoft
4 25 (4.83%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (4.44%) ServiceNow
6 14 (2.70%) Talend
6 14 (2.70%) VMware
7 12 (2.32%) Hyperion
7 12 (2.32%) Informatica
8 11 (2.12%) Adobe
9 7 (1.35%) Saba
10 6 (1.16%) CA
10 6 (1.16%) Cisco
10 6 (1.16%) HP
10 6 (1.16%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.97%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.77%) BEA
12 4 (0.77%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.77%) IBM
12 4 (0.77%) Vitria
Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £185 per day for 5 months
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago