Period
to 11 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 120 96
Rank change year-on-year +27 -24 +13
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 23 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.36% 0.76% 0.53%
As % of the General category 4.09% 1.60% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £330 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +10.46% -3.63%
10th Percentile £331 £270 £214
90th Percentile £526 £387 £479
South East median daily rate £405 £468 £450
% change year-on-year -13.37% +3.89% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.19% -18.18% -18.56%
10th Percentile £38.00 £20.40 £28.20
90th Percentile £52.65 £29.40 £54.95
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +33.93% -15.15% +1.54%

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

All General Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 563 1,126 685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 33.25% 47.37% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 350 297
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.73% +10.80%
10th Percentile £256 £227 £195
90th Percentile £583 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 21
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +46.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £12.70 £10.99 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.60 £51.38 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.00% -20.00% +9.51%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Buckinghamshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Buckinghamshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in Buckinghamshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Buckinghamshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in Buckinghamshire

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe +2 15 £451 +73.56% 6
Milton Keynes +18 2 £289 - 1
Marlow -3 2 £425 +6.25% 1
Pharmaceutical
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 13 (56.52%) Project Management
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Analytics
3 9 (39.13%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) Business Analysis
4 8 (34.78%) Marketing
5 7 (30.43%) Content Management
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) CMS
6 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
6 6 (26.09%) ISEB
6 6 (26.09%) Web Analytics
6 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
6 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (26.09%) APMP
7 5 (21.74%) SDLC
7 5 (21.74%) Information Security
7 5 (21.74%) GxP
8 4 (17.39%) Scrum
8 4 (17.39%) Workflow
8 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (17.39%) Drupal
8 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
8 4 (17.39%) Life Science
8 4 (17.39%) Line Management
8 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
8 4 (17.39%) Rapid Prototyping

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 7 (30.43%) CMS
2 4 (17.39%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (34.78%) Marketing
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Business Manager
3 4 (17.39%) IT Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Compliance Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analytics Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Project Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analytics Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Technology Integration Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Database Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) CSS
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
1 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
2 4 (17.39%) Life Science
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) User Experience
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Project Management
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Analytics
3 8 (34.78%) Business Analysis
4 7 (30.43%) Content Management
5 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
5 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (26.09%) Web Analytics
6 5 (21.74%) Information Security
6 5 (21.74%) SDLC
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
7 4 (17.39%) Line Management
7 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
7 4 (17.39%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (17.39%) Scrum
7 4 (17.39%) Workflow
7 4 (17.39%) Workshop Facilitation
8 3 (13.04%) Data Strategy
8 3 (13.04%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) APMP
2 6 (26.09%) ISEB
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) GxP
2 3 (13.04%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (13.04%) PMO
3 1 (4.35%) GDPR
3 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos
1 1 (4.35%) Google
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (4.35%) Tableau