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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 317 309 286
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 116 127 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the General category 1.21% 1.14% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 77 84
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £313 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £23.00 £36.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £36.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.80 £36.50 £54.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 £20.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+137.34% +1.21%
Pharmaceutical
England

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
9593 11106 10443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.32% 47.01% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6944 8041 7277
Median daily rate £485 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 125 132
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.18 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.81% +23.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.69 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £57.66 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 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
Brentford +1 12 £323 -28.33% 3
Uxbridge -3 6 £340 -22.28%
City of London +39 5 £363 +11.53% 3
Hayes - 2 £395 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £325 -
Docklands, London - 2 £361 -
Chessington - 1 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 73 (36.14%) SAP
2 48 (23.76%) Manufacturing
3 43 (21.29%) Finance
4 37 (18.32%) FMCG
5 35 (17.33%) Project Management
6 27 (13.37%) JavaScript
7 26 (12.87%) Oracle
8 25 (12.38%) SQL
8 25 (12.38%) ERP
8 25 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (11.39%) ITIL
10 22 (10.89%) XML
11 21 (10.40%) Management Information System
12 19 (9.41%) HTML
13 18 (8.91%) ITSM
13 18 (8.91%) Change Management
13 18 (8.91%) Degree
14 17 (8.42%) Service Management
14 17 (8.42%) CSS
14 17 (8.42%) Six Sigma
15 16 (7.92%) Java
15 16 (7.92%) Migration
15 16 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (7.92%) Procure-to-Pay
16 15 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (7.43%) PRINCE2
17 14 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (6.44%) SAP Certification
18 13 (6.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 13 (6.44%) WebLogic

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 13 (6.44%) WebLogic
2 11 (5.45%) CMS
3 6 (2.97%) IIS
4 5 (2.48%) LiveCycle
5 4 (1.98%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.49%) iPlanet
6 3 (1.49%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.99%) Confluence
7 2 (0.99%) Liferay
7 2 (0.99%) Mule
7 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.99%) WordPress
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.50%) SAS
8 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.95%) MS Office
3 6 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.48%) MS Project
5 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.99%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.45%) SAP SRM
2 5 (2.48%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 3 (1.49%) BusinessWare
3 3 (1.49%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.49%) SAP GRC
3 3 (1.49%) SAP MDM
3 3 (1.49%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.99%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.99%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.50%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.50%) BPCS
5 1 (0.50%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.50%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (0.50%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.50%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.50%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.48%) Veeva
2 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.96%) HTTP
1 8 (3.96%) LDAP
2 4 (1.98%) Internet
3 3 (1.49%) Firewall
3 3 (1.49%) VoIP
4 2 (0.99%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (0.99%) LAN
4 2 (0.99%) Network Security
4 2 (0.99%) WAN
4 2 (0.99%) Wireless
5 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.45%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.96%) SAP BW
3 5 (2.48%) FileMaker
3 5 (2.48%) QlikView
4 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (1.98%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (1.98%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.49%) DB2
5 3 (1.49%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.99%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.99%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (0.50%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.50%) MySQL
7 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.48%) JIRA
1 5 (2.48%) SoapUI
2 4 (1.98%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.98%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.98%) JUnit
2 4 (1.98%) LSMW
2 4 (1.98%) Maven
2 4 (1.98%) Selenium
3 3 (1.49%) webpack
4 2 (0.99%) JMeter
4 2 (0.99%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.50%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.50%) Grunt
5 1 (0.50%) gulp
5 1 (0.50%) Hudson
5 1 (0.50%) Protractor
5 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.50%) TestDirector
General
1 48 (23.76%) Manufacturing
2 43 (21.29%) Finance
3 10 (4.95%) Marketing
3 10 (4.95%) Retail
4 8 (3.96%) Legal
5 7 (3.47%) Banking
6 6 (2.97%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.99%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (21.78%) Consultant
2 29 (14.36%) Developer
2 29 (14.36%) SAP Consultant
3 26 (12.87%) Analyst
4 22 (10.89%) Project Manager
5 19 (9.41%) Architect
6 16 (7.92%) SAP Manager
7 11 (5.45%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.96%) ServiceNow Developer
9 7 (3.47%) Software Architect
10 6 (2.97%) Change Manager
10 6 (2.97%) ERP Manager
10 6 (2.97%) IT Manager
10 6 (2.97%) IT Project Manager
10 6 (2.97%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (2.97%) Test Manager
11 5 (2.48%) Business Manager
11 5 (2.48%) FileMaker Developer
11 5 (2.48%) SAP SRM Consultant
11 5 (2.48%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.89%) XML
2 19 (9.41%) HTML
3 17 (8.42%) CSS
4 13 (6.44%) Web Services
5 10 (4.95%) .NET
5 10 (4.95%) HTML5
6 8 (3.96%) SOAP
7 7 (3.47%) REST
8 6 (2.97%) Middleware
8 6 (2.97%) XSL
9 5 (2.48%) CSS3
9 5 (2.48%) Java EE
9 5 (2.48%) JPA
9 5 (2.48%) JTA
9 5 (2.48%) Spring
9 5 (2.48%) XSD
10 4 (1.98%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.98%) jQuery
10 4 (1.98%) React
10 4 (1.98%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.32%) FMCG
2 25 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (10.40%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.96%) Life Science
4 8 (3.96%) Pharmacovigilance
5 6 (2.97%) PMI
5 6 (2.97%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.49%) Animation
6 3 (1.49%) AS400
6 3 (1.49%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.49%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.49%) User Experience
7 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.99%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.99%) NHS
8 1 (0.50%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.50%) CESG
8 1 (0.50%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.94%) Linux
2 6 (2.97%) Windows
3 4 (1.98%) Unix
3 4 (1.98%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.49%) AIX
4 3 (1.49%) Solaris
4 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.49%) zOS
5 2 (0.99%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.33%) Project Management
2 25 (12.38%) ERP
3 23 (11.39%) ITIL
4 18 (8.91%) Change Management
4 18 (8.91%) ITSM
5 17 (8.42%) Service Management
5 17 (8.42%) Six Sigma
6 16 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (7.92%) Migration
6 16 (7.92%) Procure-to-Pay
7 15 (7.43%) PRINCE2
7 15 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (6.44%) Lean Six Sigma
10 12 (5.94%) CRM
11 11 (5.45%) Business Analysis
12 10 (4.95%) Information Security
13 9 (4.46%) Analytics
13 9 (4.46%) Data Migration
13 9 (4.46%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.37%) JavaScript
2 25 (12.38%) SQL
3 16 (7.92%) Java
4 10 (4.95%) PHP
5 7 (3.47%) C#
6 5 (2.48%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.49%) ABAP
7 3 (1.49%) C
7 3 (1.49%) ES6
8 2 (0.99%) ECMAScript
8 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.50%) VB
9 1 (0.50%) VB6
9 1 (0.50%) VBScript
9 1 (0.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (8.91%) Degree
2 13 (6.44%) SAP Certification
3 9 (4.46%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.47%) PMP
5 5 (2.48%) CISA
5 5 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.48%) CISM
5 5 (2.48%) CISSP
6 4 (1.98%) APMP
7 3 (1.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (1.49%) CCSP
8 2 (0.99%) CCNP
8 2 (0.99%) CRISC
8 2 (0.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.50%) APMG
9 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (5.45%) GxP
3 5 (2.48%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.98%) GCP
4 4 (1.98%) PMBOK
4 4 (1.98%) QA
5 2 (0.99%) GMP
5 2 (0.99%) SLA
6 1 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.50%) GAMP
6 1 (0.50%) GLP
6 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.50%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.49%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 8 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.49%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.99%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 73 (36.14%) SAP
2 26 (12.87%) Oracle
3 13 (6.44%) ServiceNow
4 10 (4.95%) Adobe
4 10 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.47%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.48%) Informatica
7 4 (1.98%) OpenText
8 3 (1.49%) BEA
8 3 (1.49%) CA
8 3 (1.49%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.49%) HP
8 3 (1.49%) IBM
8 3 (1.49%) Vitria
9 2 (0.99%) Cisco
9 2 (0.99%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.99%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.99%) Sybase
10 1 (0.50%) Cognos
10 1 (0.50%) Epicor
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