The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank - 61 -
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.34% -
As % of the General category - 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £24.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+36.73% +28.94%
Pharmaceutical
South East

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

General Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
165 167 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.71% 28.02% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 106 62
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.65 £14.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.25 £16.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Pharmaceutical Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Pharmaceutical Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Pharmaceutical
Top 2 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) QA

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Systems Validation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Validation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Validation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA