The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 63 72 75
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.32% 0.64% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +38.29%
Pharmaceutical
Berkshire

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

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
309 314 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 41.98% 32.51% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 167 148
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +16.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £25.75 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £130.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +12.00%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Mockito
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Hazelcast
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Mockito
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) WCF Developer
1 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) EclipseLink
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) iBATIS
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle