The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 106 111 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 30 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.09% 0.31% 0.085%
As % of the General category 3.73% 0.99% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £550 £463 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +77.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%
Pharmaceutical
England

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

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
805 810 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.38% 31.65% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 448 398
Median daily rate £425 £413 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £261 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 39
Median hourly rate £19.25 £31.44 £27.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.77% +13.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £13.96 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £37.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Coventry +11 25 - -
Birmingham -6 2 £550 +15.78%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 48 (80.00%) SAP
1 48 (80.00%) Retail
2 47 (78.33%) SAP Implementation
3 19 (31.67%) Procure-to-Pay
4 17 (28.33%) Finance
5 15 (25.00%) Order to Cash
6 10 (16.67%) SAP SD
7 9 (15.00%) SAP MDM
8 8 (13.33%) SAP SCM
9 7 (11.67%) Banking
9 7 (11.67%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (11.67%) SAP CO
9 7 (11.67%) SAP FI
9 7 (11.67%) SAP FSCM
10 6 (10.00%) SAP MM
10 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.67%) Master Data Management
12 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (6.67%) GMP
12 4 (6.67%) Data Management
12 4 (6.67%) Logistics
12 4 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (6.67%) Degree
12 4 (6.67%) Life Science
13 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (5.00%) Project Management
13 3 (5.00%) Test Scripting
13 3 (5.00%) SAP HANA
13 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Project
1 1 (1.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (16.67%) SAP SD
2 9 (15.00%) SAP MDM
3 8 (13.33%) SAP SCM
4 7 (11.67%) SAP CO
4 7 (11.67%) SAP FI
4 7 (11.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (11.67%) SAP FSCM
5 6 (10.00%) SAP MM
6 4 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (3.33%) SAP APO
7 2 (3.33%) SAP QM
8 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
General
1 48 (80.00%) Retail
2 17 (28.33%) Finance
3 7 (11.67%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Workstream Lead
2 6 (10.00%) Consultant
3 4 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 4 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (5.00%) Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Healthcare Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Healthcare Project Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Logistics Consultant
5 2 (3.33%) SAP APO Expert
5 2 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (3.33%) Senior Functional Consultant
6 1 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 1 (1.67%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (1.67%) Information Analyst
6 1 (1.67%) SAP CO Consultant
6 1 (1.67%) SAP FI Consultant
6 1 (1.67%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) SAP ALE
1 2 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) EDI
2 1 (1.67%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.67%) Life Science
2 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) SAP Implementation
2 19 (31.67%) Procure-to-Pay
3 15 (25.00%) Order to Cash
4 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (6.67%) Data Management
5 4 (6.67%) Logistics
5 4 (6.67%) Master Data Management
6 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.00%) Project Management
6 3 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.33%) ERP
7 2 (3.33%) Quality Management
8 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.67%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.67%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.67%) ETL
8 1 (1.67%) Information Security
8 1 (1.67%) Information Security Management
8 1 (1.67%) Security Management
8 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
1 1 (1.67%) C++
1 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
1 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
1 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) CISM
2 1 (1.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) GMP
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) MISRA
2 1 (1.67%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 48 (80.00%) SAP
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft