The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 15 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 5.19% 6.72% -
As % of the General category 12.90% 17.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
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£330 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £366 £400
% change year-on-year
+43.34% -8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +79.48%
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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 Uxbridge region.

General Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
31 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 40.26% 38.66% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 20
Average daily rate £353 £313 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £245 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £415 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.09 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Pharmaceutical
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (16.67%) PACS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Informatics
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) DICOM
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) QMS
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (16.67%) GCP
2 1 (16.67%) GMP
2 1 (16.67%) GxP

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Author
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Author
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) PACS
2 1 (16.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) QMS
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (16.67%) GCP
1 1 (16.67%) GMP
1 1 (16.67%) GxP
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) DICOM