The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmacovigilance in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmacovigilance over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmacovigilance
Rank 599 591 547
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -44
Contract jobs citing Pharmacovigilance 3 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.023% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.018% 0.075% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16920 17439 14673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.23% 31.03% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10413 10733 8761
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 653 668 688
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.11%

Pharmacovigilance
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pharmacovigilance within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Pharmacovigilance Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Pharmacovigilance
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pharmacovigilance within the UK.

Pharmacovigilance Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Pharmacovigilance
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pharmacovigilance within the UK.

Pharmacovigilance Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Pharmacovigilance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Pharmacovigilance 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 Pharmacovigilance.

1 9 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (55.56%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) CAPA
3 3 (33.33%) BPMN
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) RUP
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) GxP
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Rational Rose
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) XML Messaging
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing

Pharmacovigilance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Pharmacovigilance 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 Pharmacovigilance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Rational Rose
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 9 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Quality Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Process Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) UML Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cognos Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) XML Messaging
1 2 (22.22%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) JTA
2 1 (11.11%) JPA
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) UML
1 3 (33.33%) RUP
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Use Case
1 3 (33.33%) CAPA
1 3 (33.33%) BPMN
1 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) GxP
3 1 (11.11%) GCP
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos