The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 30 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.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 70 70
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - 0.44% 0.12%
As % of the General category - 1.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £675 -
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 £31.50 £25.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -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 Bristol with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 270 342 306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 32.97% 37.54% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 247 219
Median daily rate £375 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -5.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 1
Median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +3.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Bristol

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Bristol