The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.69% -
As % of the General category - 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £463 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
+7.18% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -42.35%

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

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.87% 25.52% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 22
Median daily rate £350 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.42 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire