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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmacovigilance
Rank 607 576 590
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Contract jobs citing Pharmacovigilance 10 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.027% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.057% 0.085% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£268 £385 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.51% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 - -
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
17525 16502 17427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.63% 31.32% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10780 10232 10133
Average daily rate £413 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 720 646 880
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.81 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -27.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmacovigilance within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Pharmacovigilance Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmacovigilance within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 10 £268 -30.51% 2
East of England - 2 £268 -
Cambridge - - - -
St Neots - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Pharmacovigilance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (64.29%) UML
3 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (50.00%) Data Security
3 7 (50.00%) Data Management
3 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 7 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 7 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 7 (50.00%) Master Data Management
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) RUP
5 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (28.57%) Data Entry
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Informatics
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
7 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (21.43%) GxP
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
8 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (14.29%) OOD
8 2 (14.29%) MS Access
8 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 2 (14.29%) MS Office

Pharmacovigilance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ClearQuest
1 1 (7.14%) Rational Rose
General
1 14 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Data Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Data Modeller
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) PMO Assistant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Assistant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) JSP
1 1 (7.14%) Struts
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Informatics
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) UML
2 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 7 (50.00%) Data Security
2 7 (50.00%) Data Management
2 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 7 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 7 (50.00%) Master Data Management
3 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) RUP
4 5 (35.71%) SOA
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Data Entry
5 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
6 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) GxP
2 1 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
1 1 (7.14%) IBM