The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England / London
Rank 297 279 261
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 107 135 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.65% 0.70%
As % of the General category 1.27% 1.40% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 79 96
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £329 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Median hourly rate £39.30 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -15.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £24.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-32.65% +2.08%

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

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8423 9614 9472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.37% 45.97% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6022 6674 6908
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 101 96
Median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +57.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in London

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in London

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in London

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in London

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
City of London -10 7 £475 +20.63% 6
Uxbridge +1 5 - -
Brentford -3 2 £451 +0.27%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 61 (28.91%) Finance
2 44 (20.85%) SAP
3 42 (19.91%) JavaScript
4 38 (18.01%) HTML
4 38 (18.01%) Manufacturing
5 35 (16.59%) Retail
6 34 (16.11%) CSS
6 34 (16.11%) ITIL
7 32 (15.17%) Service Management
7 32 (15.17%) FMCG
8 31 (14.69%) Project Management
9 29 (13.74%) ITSM
9 29 (13.74%) Web Development
9 29 (13.74%) HTML5
10 27 (12.80%) CMS
11 25 (11.85%) ServiceNow
12 23 (10.90%) GxP
13 21 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (9.48%) Validation
14 20 (9.48%) SQL
14 20 (9.48%) Life Science
15 18 (8.53%) Microsoft
15 18 (8.53%) ERP
15 18 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (7.11%) Data Analysis
17 13 (6.16%) Migration
17 13 (6.16%) Quality Management
17 13 (6.16%) GMP
17 13 (6.16%) MS Office

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 27 (12.80%) CMS
2 6 (2.84%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.37%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.90%) Confluence
4 4 (1.90%) SAS
5 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.95%) Documentum
6 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.95%) Liferay
7 1 (0.47%) IIS
7 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.47%) MTS
7 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.16%) MS Office
2 11 (5.21%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.84%) MS Project
5 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.95%) InDesign
6 2 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.79%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.90%) SAP MDM
3 3 (1.42%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 3 (1.42%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.42%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.42%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.42%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.95%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (0.95%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.95%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.95%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.95%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.47%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.47%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.47%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.47%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.47%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.32%) SaaS
2 6 (2.84%) Veeva
3 5 (2.37%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) Firewall
2 4 (1.90%) LAN
2 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.42%) DHCP
3 3 (1.42%) DNS
3 3 (1.42%) IP Telephony
3 3 (1.42%) SAN
4 2 (0.95%) VoIP
4 2 (0.95%) WAN
4 2 (0.95%) WebEx
5 1 (0.47%) DMZ
5 1 (0.47%) Network Security
5 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.84%) Big Data
3 5 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.90%) SAP BW
4 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.42%) MySQL
5 3 (1.42%) QlikView
5 3 (1.42%) Spotfire
5 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.95%) FileMaker
6 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.95%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.95%) SAS EBI
7 1 (0.47%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (2.37%) JIRA
2 3 (1.42%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.42%) Subversion
3 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.95%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.47%) Bower
4 1 (0.47%) Grunt
4 1 (0.47%) gulp
4 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.47%) Maven
4 1 (0.47%) Protractor
4 1 (0.47%) Rational Rose
General
1 61 (28.91%) Finance
2 38 (18.01%) Manufacturing
3 35 (16.59%) Retail
4 10 (4.74%) Marketing
5 7 (3.32%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.32%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.90%) Banking
6 4 (1.90%) Publishing
7 3 (1.42%) Advertising
7 3 (1.42%) French Language
8 2 (0.95%) Law
9 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (21.80%) Analyst
2 43 (20.38%) Developer
3 31 (14.69%) Consultant
4 25 (11.85%) ServiceNow Developer
5 24 (11.37%) Project Manager
6 19 (9.00%) Business Analyst
7 13 (6.16%) SAP Consultant
8 12 (5.69%) Architect
9 11 (5.21%) Data Analyst
10 9 (4.27%) Senior Manager
11 7 (3.32%) SAP MM Consultant
11 7 (3.32%) Senior Project Manager
12 6 (2.84%) Functional Consultant
12 6 (2.84%) SAP Manager
12 6 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (2.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 5 (2.37%) IT Manager
13 5 (2.37%) Project Analyst
13 5 (2.37%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 5 (2.37%) Validation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.01%) HTML
2 34 (16.11%) CSS
3 29 (13.74%) HTML5
4 8 (3.79%) XML
5 4 (1.90%) .NET
5 4 (1.90%) CSS3
5 4 (1.90%) J2EE
5 4 (1.90%) jQuery
6 3 (1.42%) Middleware
6 3 (1.42%) REST
7 2 (0.95%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.95%) EJB
7 2 (0.95%) Flash
7 2 (0.95%) Flask
7 2 (0.95%) JSP
7 2 (0.95%) Node.js
7 2 (0.95%) PhoneGap
7 2 (0.95%) Play Framework
7 2 (0.95%) Web Services
7 2 (0.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.17%) FMCG
2 20 (9.48%) Life Science
3 18 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.84%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.37%) LIMS
7 4 (1.90%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.90%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.90%) User Experience
8 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.42%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.42%) NHS
8 3 (1.42%) Statistics
8 3 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.42%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.95%) CMDB
9 2 (0.95%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.95%) Pharmacovigilance
9 2 (0.95%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.27%) Windows
2 5 (2.37%) Unix
3 4 (1.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.95%) Linux
6 1 (0.47%) CentOS
6 1 (0.47%) Fedora
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) SUSE
6 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.11%) ITIL
2 32 (15.17%) Service Management
3 31 (14.69%) Project Management
4 29 (13.74%) ITSM
4 29 (13.74%) Web Development
5 21 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (9.48%) Validation
7 18 (8.53%) ERP
8 15 (7.11%) Data Analysis
8 15 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (6.16%) Migration
9 13 (6.16%) Quality Management
10 12 (5.69%) Analytics
10 12 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.21%) Data Management
11 11 (5.21%) SAP Implementation
12 10 (4.74%) Business Analysis
12 10 (4.74%) Change Control
12 10 (4.74%) Procure-to-Pay
12 10 (4.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.91%) JavaScript
2 20 (9.48%) SQL
3 12 (5.69%) Java
4 5 (2.37%) VBA
5 4 (1.90%) PHP
6 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.42%) Python
6 3 (1.42%) SPARQL
7 2 (0.95%) ActionScript
7 2 (0.95%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (0.95%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (0.95%) C#
7 2 (0.95%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.47%) ABAP
8 1 (0.47%) C
8 1 (0.47%) C++
8 1 (0.47%) Perl
8 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (5.21%) Degree
2 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.90%) MCSE
4 3 (1.42%) MCITP
4 3 (1.42%) PMP
5 2 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.95%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CCA
6 1 (0.47%) CISA
6 1 (0.47%) CRISC
6 1 (0.47%) CSQA
6 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.90%) GxP
2 13 (6.16%) GMP
3 9 (4.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 9 (4.27%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.84%) QA
4 6 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.42%) GAMP
5 3 (1.42%) GCP
5 3 (1.42%) GLP
6 2 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.95%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.47%) COBIT
7 1 (0.47%) HL7
7 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (1.42%) XenApp
3 1 (0.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.47%) GPFS
3 1 (0.47%) NFS
3 1 (0.47%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
2 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (20.85%) SAP
2 25 (11.85%) ServiceNow
3 18 (8.53%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.32%) Oracle
6 6 (2.84%) Google
7 5 (2.37%) HP
7 5 (2.37%) VMware
8 4 (1.90%) Adobe
8 4 (1.90%) Citrix
8 4 (1.90%) Tableau
9 3 (1.42%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.42%) IBM
9 3 (1.42%) Veeam
10 2 (0.95%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.95%) BMC
10 2 (0.95%) CA
10 2 (0.95%) Cognos
10 2 (0.95%) HEAT Software
10 2 (0.95%) Saba
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