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 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 120 50 109
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +59
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 35 121 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 3.15% 0.79%
As % of the General category 3.02% 8.86% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 44 9
Median daily rate £350 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £493 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+155.55% +12.50%
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
1159 1365 936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.79% 35.58% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 736 532
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 41 43
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.59 £47.71 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 July 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 July 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 -31 31 £350 -6.66% 4
Manchester -21 2 £338 +3.84% 2
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 46 (47.92%) Finance
2 43 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (27.08%) SAP
4 23 (23.96%) Project Management
5 21 (21.88%) Analytics
6 18 (18.75%) Scrum
7 17 (17.71%) Data Modelling
7 17 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (16.67%) Oracle
8 16 (16.67%) Java
9 14 (14.58%) Degree
9 14 (14.58%) Talend
9 14 (14.58%) Talend Open Studio
10 13 (13.54%) Visual Analytics
11 12 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 12 (12.50%) ETL
12 10 (10.42%) Tomcat
12 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
12 10 (10.42%) Hyperion
12 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.42%) TDD
12 10 (10.42%) AngularJS
12 10 (10.42%) Performance Management
12 10 (10.42%) Data Integration
12 10 (10.42%) Business Analysis
12 10 (10.42%) Mentoring
13 9 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (9.38%) Supplier Management
13 9 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (9.38%) Programme Management

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 (10.42%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.21%) Apache
3 3 (3.13%) IIS
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) eRoom
4 1 (1.04%) WinCC
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.08%) MS Project
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.08%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.04%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.21%) Amazon Kinesis
2 5 (5.21%) Amazon S3
2 5 (5.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (5.21%) SaaS
3 4 (4.17%) Veeva
4 3 (3.13%) IaaS
4 3 (3.13%) PaaS
5 2 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (7.29%) Star Schema
3 5 (5.21%) MySQL
3 5 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.17%) Data Mart
4 4 (4.17%) Essbase
4 4 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.08%) OLAP
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (7.29%) ERwin
3 4 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 46 (47.92%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.08%) Swedish Language
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (26.04%) Developer
2 20 (20.83%) Analyst
3 17 (17.71%) Business Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 8 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 8 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 7 (7.29%) ETL Developer
6 7 (7.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Senior ETL Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Database Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Finance Manager
8 5 (5.21%) IT Finance Manager
8 5 (5.21%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Talend Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Test Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) AngularJS
2 8 (8.33%) CSS
2 8 (8.33%) HTML
2 8 (8.33%) HTML5
3 7 (7.29%) Spring
4 6 (6.25%) Angular 2
5 5 (5.21%) REST
6 4 (4.17%) MDX
7 2 (2.08%) .NET
7 2 (2.08%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.04%) CSS3
8 1 (1.04%) MyBatis
8 1 (1.04%) Node.js
8 1 (1.04%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Data Integration
2 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.13%) Informatics
4 3 (3.13%) Life Science
4 3 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.08%) LIMS
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Social Media
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) AIX
1 5 (5.21%) Linux
1 5 (5.21%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (1.04%) Android
3 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.96%) Project Management
3 21 (21.88%) Analytics
4 18 (18.75%) Scrum
5 17 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (17.71%) Data Modelling
6 13 (13.54%) Visual Analytics
7 12 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 12 (12.50%) ETL
8 10 (10.42%) Business Analysis
8 10 (10.42%) Mentoring
8 10 (10.42%) Performance Management
8 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.42%) TDD
9 9 (9.38%) Programme Management
9 9 (9.38%) Supplier Management
10 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
11 7 (7.29%) People Management
11 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) Java
2 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.38%) SQL
4 7 (7.29%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.04%) C
5 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.04%) Python
5 1 (1.04%) Ruby
5 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.13%) CCNA
4 2 (2.08%) CCNP
5 1 (1.04%) CCIE
5 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.04%) MBA
5 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PMP
5 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) GMP
2 1 (1.04%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Puppet
1 3 (3.13%) vRealize
2 2 (2.08%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.04%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.04%) OPNET
Vendors
1 26 (27.08%) SAP
2 16 (16.67%) Oracle
3 14 (14.58%) Talend
4 10 (10.42%) Hyperion
5 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.17%) VMware
7 3 (3.13%) Cisco
7 3 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (3.13%) Riverbed
7 3 (3.13%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.08%) BMC
8 2 (2.08%) Concur
8 2 (2.08%) Infor
8 2 (2.08%) Informatica
8 2 (2.08%) Saba
8 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.04%) Ariba
9 1 (1.04%) CA
9 1 (1.04%) LabWare
9 1 (1.04%) Siemens
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