The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Oxfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 45 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.12% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the General category 4.84% 0.81% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -13.04%
General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
124 124 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.09% 27.49% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 78 56
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.30 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Pharmaceutical
South East

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 1 - -
Banbury - - - -
Pharmaceutical
South East

Pharmaceutical
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 8 (66.67%) OOP
1 8 (66.67%) OO
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 8 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (66.67%) Web Development
1 8 (66.67%) Java EE
1 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) SAS
3 1 (8.33%) GCP
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) CDISC
3 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (8.33%) Clinical Data Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Clinical Data Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Clinical Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 8 (66.67%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) OOP
1 8 (66.67%) OO
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 8 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Clinical Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GCP
1 1 (8.33%) CDISC
Oxfordshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Competitive rates of pay
Posted: 3 days ago