The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank - 62 59
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.13% 0.45%
As % of the General category - 0.58% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.84% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+65.00% -55.55%
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 North East region.

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
208 172 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.09% 22.37% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 100 98
Median daily rate £340 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £241 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.76%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in the North East