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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 341 308 283
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -25
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 100 128 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.55% 0.70%
As % of the General category 1.04% 1.19% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 71 113
Median daily rate £475 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £310 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £513 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £24.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+36.73% +28.94%
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
9635 10746 10878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.08% 46.59% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6909 7606 7705
Median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 132 143
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.13 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.69 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.70 £44.25 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 September 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 27 September 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
Uxbridge -3 6 £425 -2.85% 1
City of London +5 4 £375 +8.77% 3
Brentford -3 3 £450 +2.85% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £325 -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 60 (29.27%) SAP
2 52 (25.37%) Finance
3 50 (24.39%) Manufacturing
4 36 (17.56%) FMCG
5 34 (16.59%) JavaScript
6 31 (15.12%) HTML
7 29 (14.15%) CSS
8 28 (13.66%) Project Management
9 27 (13.17%) ITIL
10 26 (12.68%) Retail
11 24 (11.71%) SQL
12 23 (11.22%) HTML5
13 22 (10.73%) Migration
14 21 (10.24%) ITSM
15 20 (9.76%) Service Management
16 19 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (9.27%) CMS
16 19 (9.27%) Web Development
17 18 (8.78%) Marketing
17 18 (8.78%) ServiceNow
17 18 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (8.29%) Oracle
18 17 (8.29%) ERP
18 17 (8.29%) GxP
18 17 (8.29%) Procure-to-Pay
19 16 (7.80%) XML
20 15 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
21 14 (6.83%) Analytics
21 14 (6.83%) Data Migration

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 19 (9.27%) CMS
2 5 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.95%) LiveCycle
4 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.46%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.46%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.98%) Documentum
5 2 (0.98%) IIS
5 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.98%) WordPress
6 1 (0.49%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.49%) Mule
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.49%) SAS
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.41%) MS Office
3 5 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.46%) MS Project
4 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.98%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.49%) InDesign
6 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.39%) SAP SRM
2 5 (2.44%) SAP MM
3 4 (1.95%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 4 (1.95%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.98%) Bankmaster
4 2 (0.98%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.98%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.98%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.98%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.49%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (0.49%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.49%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (0.49%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.93%) Google Analytics
1 6 (2.93%) Veeva
2 2 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.93%) HTTP
2 5 (2.44%) LDAP
2 5 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.95%) Firewall
4 3 (1.46%) DHCP
4 3 (1.46%) Internet
4 3 (1.46%) SAN
5 2 (0.98%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (0.98%) VoIP
5 2 (0.98%) WebEx
5 2 (0.98%) Wireless
6 1 (0.49%) DNS
6 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.39%) SAP BW
2 8 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.44%) FileMaker
4 5 (2.44%) QlikView
5 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.46%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.98%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.49%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.49%) MySQL
8 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.49%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) JIRA
1 3 (1.46%) LSMW
1 3 (1.46%) SoapUI
1 3 (1.46%) webpack
2 2 (0.98%) Maven
2 2 (0.98%) Selenium
2 2 (0.98%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) Grunt
3 1 (0.49%) gulp
3 1 (0.49%) Hudson
3 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.49%) JUnit
3 1 (0.49%) Protractor
3 1 (0.49%) Subversion
3 1 (0.49%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 52 (25.37%) Finance
2 50 (24.39%) Manufacturing
3 26 (12.68%) Retail
4 18 (8.78%) Marketing
5 6 (2.93%) Legal
6 5 (2.44%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.46%) Law
8 2 (0.98%) Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Automotive
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 40 (19.51%) Consultant
2 34 (16.59%) Developer
3 29 (14.15%) Analyst
4 24 (11.71%) SAP Consultant
5 20 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 15 (7.32%) ServiceNow Developer
7 14 (6.83%) Architect
8 13 (6.34%) SAP Manager
9 12 (5.85%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.41%) IT Manager
10 7 (3.41%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (3.41%) SAP MM Consultant
10 7 (3.41%) Senior Manager
11 6 (2.93%) Test Manager
12 5 (2.44%) Functional Consultant
12 5 (2.44%) Programme Manager
12 5 (2.44%) Senior Project Manager
12 5 (2.44%) Support Consultant
12 5 (2.44%) Technical Leader
12 5 (2.44%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.12%) HTML
2 29 (14.15%) CSS
3 23 (11.22%) HTML5
4 16 (7.80%) XML
5 9 (4.39%) .NET
6 7 (3.41%) CSS3
7 6 (2.93%) jQuery
8 5 (2.44%) React
9 4 (1.95%) Middleware
9 4 (1.95%) REST
9 4 (1.95%) SOAP
9 4 (1.95%) Web Services
9 4 (1.95%) XSL
10 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.46%) J2EE
10 3 (1.46%) JSON
10 3 (1.46%) LESS
10 3 (1.46%) XSD
11 2 (0.98%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.98%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.56%) FMCG
2 18 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.39%) Life Science
3 9 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.93%) Data Extraction
5 5 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.44%) Pharmacovigilance
5 5 (2.44%) User Experience
5 5 (2.44%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.46%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.46%) NHS
6 3 (1.46%) PMI
7 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Animation
8 1 (0.49%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.49%) Blog
8 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.41%) Windows
2 5 (2.44%) Linux
3 4 (1.95%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.46%) Unix
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.66%) Project Management
2 27 (13.17%) ITIL
3 22 (10.73%) Migration
4 21 (10.24%) ITSM
5 20 (9.76%) Service Management
6 19 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (9.27%) Web Development
7 18 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (8.29%) ERP
8 17 (8.29%) Procure-to-Pay
9 15 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (6.83%) Analytics
10 14 (6.83%) Data Migration
10 14 (6.83%) Six Sigma
11 12 (5.85%) CRM
11 12 (5.85%) Lean Six Sigma
12 11 (5.37%) Change Management
13 10 (4.88%) Data Management
13 10 (4.88%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.59%) JavaScript
2 24 (11.71%) SQL
3 11 (5.37%) Java
4 10 (4.88%) PHP
5 6 (2.93%) C#
6 3 (1.46%) ABAP
6 3 (1.46%) ES6
7 2 (0.98%) C
7 2 (0.98%) ECMAScript
7 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.49%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.49%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.49%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.49%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) VB6
8 1 (0.49%) VBScript
8 1 (0.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (5.37%) SAP Certification
2 10 (4.88%) Degree
3 7 (3.41%) PMP
4 6 (2.93%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.46%) APMP
5 3 (1.46%) CISA
5 3 (1.46%) MCITP
5 3 (1.46%) MCSE
5 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.98%) CCNP
6 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.98%) CRISC
6 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.49%) APMG
7 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.29%) GxP
2 12 (5.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (4.88%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.44%) GMP
4 5 (2.44%) QA
5 4 (1.95%) GCP
6 3 (1.46%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.49%) GAMP
8 1 (0.49%) GLP
8 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.49%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.46%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.93%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.98%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.49%) SCCM
3 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (29.27%) SAP
2 18 (8.78%) ServiceNow
3 17 (8.29%) Oracle
4 11 (5.37%) Adobe
5 8 (3.90%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.93%) Google
7 5 (2.44%) HP
8 4 (1.95%) Citrix
8 4 (1.95%) Informatica
8 4 (1.95%) VMware
9 3 (1.46%) IBM
9 3 (1.46%) OpenText
9 3 (1.46%) Veeam
10 2 (0.98%) Cisco
10 2 (0.98%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.98%) Saba
11 1 (0.49%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.49%) Epicor
11 1 (0.49%) Teradata
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