The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank - 47 42
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.44% 0.25%
As % of the General category - 1.12% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -38.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
174 178 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.31% 39.04% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 130 103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £23.75 £10.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.19% -59.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £9.23 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.00 £10.89 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Pharmaceutical
Top 16 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (100.00%) MUMPS
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) HL7
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Process
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) InterSystems Cache
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) RAD
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) DSDM
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (50.00%) BPEL
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) MUMPS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) HL7
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