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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 314 291 279
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 106 137 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.61% 0.61%
As % of the General category 1.15% 1.33% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 76 97
Median daily rate £444 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £281 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £523 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £355 £398
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -10.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £26.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.00%
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
9212 10299 10612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.90% 45.83% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6642 7207 7826
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 119
Median hourly rate £22.84 £24.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +14.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £13.59 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +1 4 £463 +32.14% 1
City of London -15 3 £425 +13.48% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Brentford -3 1 £403 -10.55% 11
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 55 (25.35%) SAP
2 53 (24.42%) Finance
3 44 (20.28%) Manufacturing
3 44 (20.28%) FMCG
4 41 (18.89%) JavaScript
5 37 (17.05%) HTML
6 34 (15.67%) CSS
7 32 (14.75%) ITIL
8 31 (14.29%) Project Management
9 30 (13.82%) Retail
10 28 (12.90%) HTML5
11 27 (12.44%) ITSM
11 27 (12.44%) Service Management
12 25 (11.52%) CMS
12 25 (11.52%) GxP
12 25 (11.52%) Web Development
13 23 (10.60%) ServiceNow
13 23 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (10.14%) ERP
14 22 (10.14%) SQL
15 20 (9.22%) Validation
16 17 (7.83%) Life Science
17 16 (7.37%) Procure-to-Pay
17 16 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (6.91%) Migration
19 14 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
19 14 (6.45%) Microsoft
19 14 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (6.45%) Marketing
20 13 (5.99%) Six Sigma

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 25 (11.52%) CMS
2 4 (1.84%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.38%) Confluence
3 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.38%) SAS
3 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.92%) Documentum
4 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.92%) LiveCycle
4 2 (0.92%) WordPress
5 1 (0.46%) Liferay
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.76%) MS Office
4 4 (1.84%) MS Project
4 4 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.92%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.92%) InDesign
5 2 (0.92%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.69%) SAP SRM
2 5 (2.30%) SAP MM
3 4 (1.84%) SAP MDM
4 3 (1.38%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 3 (1.38%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.92%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.92%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.92%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.92%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.92%) TrackWise
5 2 (0.92%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.46%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.46%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.76%) Google Analytics
1 6 (2.76%) SaaS
1 6 (2.76%) Veeva
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.46%) GitHub
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.30%) Firewall
2 4 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.38%) DHCP
3 3 (1.38%) DNS
3 3 (1.38%) SAN
3 3 (1.38%) VoIP
3 3 (1.38%) WebEx
4 2 (0.92%) LAN
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.46%) DMZ
5 1 (0.46%) HTTP
5 1 (0.46%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.15%) SAP BW
3 5 (2.30%) FileMaker
3 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.38%) Big Data
4 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.38%) QlikView
4 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.38%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.92%) MySQL
5 2 (0.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.46%) DataStage
6 1 (0.46%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.46%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.84%) JIRA
2 3 (1.38%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.38%) Subversion
2 3 (1.38%) webpack
3 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.92%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.46%) Bower
4 1 (0.46%) Grunt
4 1 (0.46%) gulp
4 1 (0.46%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.46%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.46%) LSMW
4 1 (0.46%) Maven
4 1 (0.46%) Protractor
4 1 (0.46%) Rational Rose
General
1 53 (24.42%) Finance
2 44 (20.28%) Manufacturing
3 30 (13.82%) Retail
4 14 (6.45%) Marketing
5 6 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.30%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.30%) Publishing
7 3 (1.38%) Law
7 3 (1.38%) Legal
8 2 (0.92%) Advertising
8 2 (0.92%) French Language
9 1 (0.46%) Banking
9 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 45 (20.74%) Developer
2 40 (18.43%) Analyst
3 37 (17.05%) Consultant
4 22 (10.14%) ServiceNow Developer
5 20 (9.22%) Project Manager
6 19 (8.76%) SAP Consultant
7 17 (7.83%) Business Analyst
8 13 (5.99%) Architect
9 12 (5.53%) SAP Manager
10 8 (3.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (3.69%) Senior Manager
11 7 (3.23%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.23%) SAP MM Consultant
12 6 (2.76%) IT Manager
12 6 (2.76%) Senior Project Manager
13 5 (2.30%) IT Project Manager
13 5 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
14 4 (1.84%) Project Analyst
14 4 (1.84%) SAP Support
14 4 (1.84%) SAP Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.05%) HTML
2 34 (15.67%) CSS
3 28 (12.90%) HTML5
4 13 (5.99%) XML
5 6 (2.76%) CSS3
5 6 (2.76%) React
6 5 (2.30%) jQuery
6 5 (2.30%) Redux
7 4 (1.84%) .NET
7 4 (1.84%) REST
8 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.38%) J2EE
8 3 (1.38%) LESS
8 3 (1.38%) Middleware
8 3 (1.38%) Web Services
9 2 (0.92%) Adobe AIR
9 2 (0.92%) Flash
9 2 (0.92%) JSON
9 2 (0.92%) Symfony
9 2 (0.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.28%) FMCG
2 17 (7.83%) Life Science
3 14 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.53%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.76%) Data Extraction
5 6 (2.76%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.30%) LIMS
6 5 (2.30%) User Experience
7 4 (1.84%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.84%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.38%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.38%) Pharmacovigilance
8 3 (1.38%) PMI
8 3 (1.38%) Statistics
9 2 (0.92%) CMDB
9 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.92%) NHS
10 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.69%) Windows
2 5 (2.30%) Unix
3 3 (1.38%) Linux
3 3 (1.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.46%) CentOS
5 1 (0.46%) Fedora
5 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.46%) SUSE
5 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.75%) ITIL
2 31 (14.29%) Project Management
3 27 (12.44%) ITSM
3 27 (12.44%) Service Management
4 25 (11.52%) Web Development
5 23 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (10.14%) ERP
7 20 (9.22%) Validation
8 16 (7.37%) Procure-to-Pay
8 16 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (6.91%) Migration
10 14 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (5.99%) Six Sigma
12 11 (5.07%) Data Management
12 11 (5.07%) Process Improvement
12 11 (5.07%) Quality Management
13 10 (4.61%) Analytics
13 10 (4.61%) Business Analysis
13 10 (4.61%) CRM
13 10 (4.61%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (18.89%) JavaScript
2 22 (10.14%) SQL
3 13 (5.99%) Java
4 9 (4.15%) PHP
5 5 (2.30%) VBA
6 4 (1.84%) ES6
7 3 (1.38%) C
7 3 (1.38%) C#
7 3 (1.38%) SPARQL
8 2 (0.92%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.92%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (0.92%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (0.92%) ECMAScript
8 2 (0.92%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.92%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.46%) Julia
9 1 (0.46%) Python
9 1 (0.46%) Ruby
9 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (4.61%) SAP Certification
2 7 (3.23%) Degree
3 4 (1.84%) MCSE
3 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.84%) PMP
4 3 (1.38%) CISA
4 3 (1.38%) CRISC
4 3 (1.38%) MCITP
4 3 (1.38%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.46%) CCA
6 1 (0.46%) CCNP
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.52%) GxP
2 12 (5.53%) GMP
3 11 (5.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (4.61%) Data Quality
5 7 (3.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 6 (2.76%) GCP
6 6 (2.76%) QA
7 4 (1.84%) GAMP
7 4 (1.84%) GLP
8 2 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.92%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.46%) COBIT
9 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.84%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (1.38%) XenApp
3 1 (0.46%) Docker
3 1 (0.46%) GPFS
3 1 (0.46%) NFS
3 1 (0.46%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (25.35%) SAP
2 23 (10.60%) ServiceNow
3 14 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.15%) Adobe
4 9 (4.15%) Oracle
5 8 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.23%) Google
7 5 (2.30%) HP
7 5 (2.30%) VMware
8 4 (1.84%) Citrix
9 3 (1.38%) IBM
9 3 (1.38%) OpenText
9 3 (1.38%) Saba
9 3 (1.38%) Veeam
9 3 (1.38%) Workday
10 2 (0.92%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.92%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.92%) BMC
10 2 (0.92%) HEAT Software
10 2 (0.92%) Tableau
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