The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank - 53 58
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the General category - 0.51% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £165 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -48.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £414 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+41.11% +7.14%
Pharmaceutical
East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
188 198 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 42.44% 36.94% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 116 111
Median daily rate £410 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £252 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 13 28
Median hourly rate £19.00 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.28% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Essex