The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK / Wales
Rank 59 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.47% 0.17% 0.46%
As % of the General category 2.27% 0.85% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £449 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £24.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-43.43% +3.12%

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

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
132 118 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.82% 20.17% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 98 110
Median daily rate £418 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £32.48 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.50% +89.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £17.19 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £51.34 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +15 2 £475 -
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 3 (75.00%) GAMP
1 3 (75.00%) GxP
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) QMS
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (25.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Validation Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) QMS
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Budget Control
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) GAMP
1 3 (75.00%) GxP
2 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP