Period
to 16 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 16 September 2021 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 18 19
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 +30
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 23 24 90
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.46% 7.95% 7.49%
As % of the General category 5.96% 16.22% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 54
10th Percentile £264 £443 £388
25th Percentile £336 £488 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £575 £475
Median % change year-on-year -19.57% +21.05% -
75th Percentile £573 £638 £588
90th Percentile £613 £725 £642
East of England median daily rate £461 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -7.75% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
10th Percentile £47.30 £23.93 "
25th Percentile £49.63 £32.44 £15.25
Median hourly rate £54.50 £47.25 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +15.34% +204.84% -
75th Percentile £59.63 £61.44 £36.75
90th Percentile £62.10 £69.58 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £46.25 £25.13 £16.75
% change year-on-year +84.08% +50.00% -44.17%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 386 148 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 58.05% 49.01% 45.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 83 315
10th Percentile £131 £265 £195
25th Percentile £170 £325 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £355 £445 £438
Median % change year-on-year -20.22% +1.71% +2.94%
75th Percentile £500 £544 £525
90th Percentile £600 £648 £625
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 21 49
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.25 £9.62
25th Percentile £12.50 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% -3.23% -11.00%
75th Percentile £16.00 £20.75 £17.50
90th Percentile £20.00 £43.75 £47.30
East of England median hourly rate £13.50 £23.88 £15.50
% change year-on-year -43.46% +54.03% -10.14%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Cambridgeshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Cambridgeshire

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in Cambridgeshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Cambridgeshire

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in Cambridgeshire

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 16 September 2021. 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
Cambridge -17 16 £443 -19.55% 27
Pharmaceutical
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 7 (30.43%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Docker
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) AWS
4 4 (17.39%) Social Skills
4 4 (17.39%) Lambda Expressions
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Marketing
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) .NET
5 3 (13.04%) Adobe
5 3 (13.04%) Data Science
6 2 (8.70%) Decision Tree
6 2 (8.70%) Multichannel Marketing
6 2 (8.70%) ER Studio
6 2 (8.70%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Development
6 2 (8.70%) Decision-Making
6 2 (8.70%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (8.70%) Power Platform
6 2 (8.70%) Project Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) MFC
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) C++

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Lectora
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Sprinklr
2 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (8.70%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (8.70%) Google Analytics
2 2 (8.70%) Power Platform
2 2 (8.70%) Serverless
2 2 (8.70%) Veeva
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.35%) AWS Fargate
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Power BI
1 2 (8.70%) Tableau
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) ER Studio
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Social Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Influencing Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) AWS Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Python Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (17.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Information Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP CO Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) SAP FI Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Lambda Expressions
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) MFC
3 2 (8.70%) WinForms
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) Flask
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) React
4 1 (4.35%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Biotechnology
1 2 (8.70%) Life Science
2 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) Data Science
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Segmentation
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Decision-Making
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (8.70%) Marketing Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) C++
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 13485
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) IDERA
2 2 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (8.70%) Omniture
3 1 (4.35%) SAP