The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 108 52 122
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +70
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 56 110 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.43% 2.95% 0.60%
As % of the General category 4.44% 8.53% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 33 4
Median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.34% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.85% -44.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+82.22% +4.65%
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 West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1262 1290 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.33% 34.55% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 724 579
Median daily rate £400 £415 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £290 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 45
Median hourly rate £27.00 £32.20 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.14% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £14.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £59.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.06 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -3.00%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Cheshire -27 50 £500 +25.00% 5
Manchester -19 3 £264 -41.38% 4
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 42 (44.68%) Finance
2 40 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.60%) SAP
3 25 (26.60%) Project Management
4 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (17.02%) Analytics
5 15 (15.96%) Scrum
5 15 (15.96%) Java
6 14 (14.89%) Data Modelling
7 13 (13.83%) Degree
8 12 (12.77%) Oracle
8 12 (12.77%) Visual Analytics
9 11 (11.70%) Programme Management
10 10 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (10.64%) SQL
10 10 (10.64%) ETL
10 10 (10.64%) Tomcat
10 10 (10.64%) Data Integration
10 10 (10.64%) Talend
10 10 (10.64%) Talend Open Studio
11 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
11 9 (9.57%) Business Analysis
11 9 (9.57%) Supplier Management
11 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
11 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
11 9 (9.57%) TDD
11 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.51%) HTML
12 8 (8.51%) CSS

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (10.64%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.32%) Apache
3 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.19%) IIS
5 1 (1.06%) eRoom
5 1 (1.06%) Node.js
5 1 (1.06%) WinCC
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.32%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS Project
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.13%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.06%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) SaaS
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon Kinesis
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon S3
2 5 (5.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (4.26%) Veeva
4 3 (3.19%) IaaS
4 3 (3.19%) PaaS
5 2 (2.13%) Taleo
6 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) Amazon Redshift
1 5 (5.32%) MySQL
1 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.32%) Star Schema
2 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.06%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (5.32%) ERwin
3 3 (3.19%) JIRA
General
1 42 (44.68%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.13%) Marketing
3 2 (2.13%) Swedish Language
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Developer
2 18 (19.15%) Project Manager
3 17 (18.09%) Analyst
4 13 (13.83%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Senior Manager
5 8 (8.51%) Senior Project Manager
6 7 (7.45%) ETL Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.38%) IT Manager
7 6 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior ETL Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Database Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Finance Manager
8 5 (5.32%) IT Finance Manager
8 5 (5.32%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Talend Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Test Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Architect
9 4 (4.26%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
2 8 (8.51%) CSS
2 8 (8.51%) HTML
2 8 (8.51%) HTML5
3 6 (6.38%) Spring
4 5 (5.32%) Angular 2
4 5 (5.32%) REST
5 2 (2.13%) .NET
5 2 (2.13%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.06%) CSS3
6 1 (1.06%) MDX
6 1 (1.06%) MyBatis
6 1 (1.06%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Data Integration
2 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.19%) Informatics
3 3 (3.19%) Life Science
3 3 (3.19%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) LIMS
5 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Social Media
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) AIX
1 5 (5.32%) Linux
1 5 (5.32%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) CentOS
3 1 (1.06%) Android
3 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.60%) Project Management
3 16 (17.02%) Analytics
3 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (15.96%) Scrum
5 14 (14.89%) Data Modelling
6 12 (12.77%) Visual Analytics
7 11 (11.70%) Programme Management
8 10 (10.64%) ETL
8 10 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.57%) Business Analysis
9 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
9 9 (9.57%) Supplier Management
9 9 (9.57%) TDD
10 7 (7.45%) Change Management
10 7 (7.45%) People Management
11 6 (6.38%) Automated Testing
11 6 (6.38%) Performance Management
12 5 (5.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.96%) Java
2 10 (10.64%) SQL
3 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.45%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.06%) C
5 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.06%) Python
5 1 (1.06%) Ruby
5 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.19%) CCNA
3 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.13%) MBA
5 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
1 3 (3.19%) vRealize
2 2 (2.13%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.06%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.06%) OPNET
Vendors
1 25 (26.60%) SAP
2 12 (12.77%) Oracle
3 10 (10.64%) Talend
4 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.38%) Hyperion
6 4 (4.26%) VMware
7 3 (3.19%) Cisco
7 3 (3.19%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (3.19%) Riverbed
7 3 (3.19%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.13%) BMC
8 2 (2.13%) Concur
8 2 (2.13%) Infor
8 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.06%) Ariba
9 1 (1.06%) CA
9 1 (1.06%) Cognos
9 1 (1.06%) LabWare
9 1 (1.06%) Siemens
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