The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 94 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.067% 0.088% 0.41%
As % of the General category 0.21% 0.34% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £240
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
West Yorkshire

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

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
470 298 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 31.63% 26.16% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 211 179
Average daily rate £394 £396 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% +13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £15.49 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £35.00 £20.00
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 Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (40.00%) SAS
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
1 2 (40.00%) Informatics
1 2 (40.00%) Life Science
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Kali Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OWASP
2 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Data Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Informatics
1 2 (40.00%) Life Science
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) OWASP
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus