The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 56 58
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the General category 1.07% 0.93% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £525
% change year-on-year -5.55% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -41.17%  

Pharmaceutical is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 187 215 238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 29.45% 33.33% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 130 130
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £6.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +411.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Birmingham

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Birmingham

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Birmingham

Pharmaceutical
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP
2 1 (20.00%) Order to Cash
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CAR
2 1 (20.00%) SAP POS DM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (20.00%) SAP MM

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CAR
1 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP POS DM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Healthcare Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Healthcare Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Order to Cash
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP