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 26 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 336 337 291
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -46
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 116 105 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.44% 0.63%
As % of the General category 1.18% 0.94% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 63 92
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £315 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £23.25 £36.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.30% -33.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +30.43%
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
9792 11144 10907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.54% 47.05% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7027 7946 7570
Median daily rate £480 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 119 152
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £12.28 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.70 £70.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%

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 26 August 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
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 26 August 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 £370 -17.77% 4
City of London +23 7 £345 +0.67% 3
Uxbridge -3 7 £400 -11.11% 1
Hayes - 2 £395 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £325 -
Docklands, London - 1 £293 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 67 (33.17%) SAP
2 52 (25.74%) Finance
3 48 (23.76%) Manufacturing
4 35 (17.33%) FMCG
5 33 (16.34%) Project Management
6 30 (14.85%) JavaScript
7 25 (12.38%) HTML
8 24 (11.88%) SQL
8 24 (11.88%) ERP
9 23 (11.39%) CSS
9 23 (11.39%) ITIL
9 23 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (10.40%) Oracle
11 20 (9.90%) ITSM
12 19 (9.41%) Service Management
13 18 (8.91%) Migration
13 18 (8.91%) HTML5
14 17 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (8.42%) Retail
14 17 (8.42%) XML
15 16 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (7.43%) Six Sigma
16 15 (7.43%) CMS
16 15 (7.43%) Management Information System
16 15 (7.43%) Degree
16 15 (7.43%) ServiceNow
16 15 (7.43%) Procure-to-Pay
17 14 (6.93%) Web Development
17 14 (6.93%) Marketing

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 15 (7.43%) CMS
2 7 (3.47%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.48%) LiveCycle
4 3 (1.49%) IIS
5 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.99%) WordPress
6 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.50%) Mule
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.50%) SAS
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.47%) MS Office
3 5 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.49%) MS Project
4 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.99%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.50%) InDesign
6 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.46%) SAP SRM
2 5 (2.48%) SAP MM
3 4 (1.98%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 3 (1.49%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.49%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.99%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.99%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.99%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.50%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (0.50%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.50%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (0.50%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.48%) Veeva
2 3 (1.49%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.96%) HTTP
2 7 (3.47%) LDAP
3 4 (1.98%) Internet
4 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.99%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (0.99%) DHCP
5 2 (0.99%) Firewall
5 2 (0.99%) SAN
5 2 (0.99%) VoIP
5 2 (0.99%) WebEx
5 2 (0.99%) Wireless
6 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.46%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.96%) SAP BW
3 7 (3.47%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.48%) FileMaker
4 5 (2.48%) QlikView
5 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (1.98%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.99%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
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 4 (1.98%) JIRA
1 4 (1.98%) LSMW
2 3 (1.49%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.49%) webpack
3 2 (0.99%) Maven
3 2 (0.99%) Selenium
3 2 (0.99%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.50%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.50%) Grunt
4 1 (0.50%) gulp
4 1 (0.50%) Hudson
4 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.50%) JUnit
4 1 (0.50%) Protractor
4 1 (0.50%) Subversion
4 1 (0.50%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 52 (25.74%) Finance
2 48 (23.76%) Manufacturing
3 17 (8.42%) Retail
4 14 (6.93%) Marketing
5 8 (3.96%) Legal
6 7 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.48%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.98%) Banking
9 2 (0.99%) Law
9 2 (0.99%) Publishing
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (19.80%) Consultant
2 32 (15.84%) Developer
3 30 (14.85%) Analyst
4 25 (12.38%) SAP Consultant
5 19 (9.41%) Project Manager
6 18 (8.91%) SAP Manager
7 15 (7.43%) Business Analyst
8 14 (6.93%) Architect
9 11 (5.45%) ServiceNow Developer
10 7 (3.47%) SAP MM Consultant
11 6 (2.97%) IT Manager
11 6 (2.97%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (2.97%) Test Manager
12 5 (2.48%) Business Manager
12 5 (2.48%) Change Manager
12 5 (2.48%) Functional Consultant
12 5 (2.48%) Programme Manager
12 5 (2.48%) Software Architect
12 5 (2.48%) Support Consultant
12 5 (2.48%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.38%) HTML
2 23 (11.39%) CSS
3 18 (8.91%) HTML5
4 17 (8.42%) XML
5 10 (4.95%) .NET
6 7 (3.47%) CSS3
7 6 (2.97%) jQuery
7 6 (2.97%) Middleware
7 6 (2.97%) Web Services
8 5 (2.48%) React
8 5 (2.48%) REST
9 4 (1.98%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.98%) SOAP
9 4 (1.98%) XSL
10 3 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.49%) Java EE
10 3 (1.49%) JSON
10 3 (1.49%) LESS
10 3 (1.49%) SAP Basis
10 3 (1.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.33%) FMCG
2 23 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.43%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.46%) Life Science
5 8 (3.96%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.47%) Pharmacovigilance
7 6 (2.97%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.48%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.98%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.98%) User Experience
10 3 (1.49%) Animation
11 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.99%) Data Conversion
11 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.99%) PMI
12 1 (0.50%) CESG
12 1 (0.50%) Economics
12 1 (0.50%) LIMS
12 1 (0.50%) NHS
12 1 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.97%) Linux
1 6 (2.97%) Windows
2 4 (1.98%) Unix
2 4 (1.98%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.34%) Project Management
2 24 (11.88%) ERP
3 23 (11.39%) ITIL
4 20 (9.90%) ITSM
5 19 (9.41%) Service Management
6 18 (8.91%) Migration
7 17 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (7.43%) Procure-to-Pay
9 15 (7.43%) Six Sigma
10 14 (6.93%) Change Management
10 14 (6.93%) Web Development
11 12 (5.94%) Data Migration
11 12 (5.94%) PRINCE2
12 11 (5.45%) Business Analysis
12 11 (5.45%) CRM
12 11 (5.45%) Lean Six Sigma
13 10 (4.95%) Analytics
14 9 (4.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.85%) JavaScript
2 24 (11.88%) SQL
3 12 (5.94%) Java
4 10 (4.95%) PHP
5 7 (3.47%) C#
6 4 (1.98%) ABAP
7 3 (1.49%) ES6
8 2 (0.99%) C
8 2 (0.99%) ECMAScript
8 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.50%) VB
9 1 (0.50%) VB6
9 1 (0.50%) VBScript
9 1 (0.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (7.43%) Degree
2 10 (4.95%) SAP Certification
3 6 (2.97%) PMP
4 5 (2.48%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.98%) APMP
5 4 (1.98%) CISA
6 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.99%) CCNP
7 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.99%) CRISC
7 2 (0.99%) MCITP
7 2 (0.99%) MCSE
7 2 (0.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.50%) APMG
8 1 (0.50%) CISM
8 1 (0.50%) CISSP
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.50%) PhD
8 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.44%) GxP
1 13 (6.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (3.96%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.48%) PMBOK
4 4 (1.98%) GCP
5 3 (1.49%) GMP
5 3 (1.49%) QA
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
6 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.99%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.99%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (33.17%) SAP
2 21 (10.40%) Oracle
3 15 (7.43%) ServiceNow
4 12 (5.94%) Adobe
5 9 (4.46%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.48%) HP
6 5 (2.48%) Informatica
7 3 (1.49%) Google
7 3 (1.49%) OpenText
8 2 (0.99%) Cisco
8 2 (0.99%) Citrix
8 2 (0.99%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.99%) IBM
8 2 (0.99%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.99%) Saba
8 2 (0.99%) Sybase
8 2 (0.99%) Veeam
8 2 (0.99%) VMware
9 1 (0.50%) Cognos
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