The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 102 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.80% 0.48%
As % of the General category 0.32% 2.04% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Median daily rate £338 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 £20.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+137.34% +1.21%
Pharmaceutical
North West

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

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
616 638 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.51% 39.29% 34.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 348 253
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -8.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.98 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £18.89 £30.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Siemens
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) WinCC
1 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
1 1 (33.33%) React
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) WinCC
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Electrical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Siemens