Period
to 21 September 2020

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 21 September 2020 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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 18 47
Rank change year-on-year +3 +29 +14
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 26 89 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.81% 7.39% 2.96%
As % of the General category 30.95% 26.49% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 59 19
Median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - -
10th Percentile £459 £388 £390
90th Percentile £708 £650 £669
East of England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £75.00 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +383.87% - -
East of England median hourly rate £28.75 £16.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +71.64% -44.17% +79.10%

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 84 336 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.47% 27.91% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 199 178
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - +17.24%
10th Percentile £264 £213 £263
90th Percentile £700 £623 £579
East of England median daily rate £445 £448 £450
% change year-on-year -0.56% -0.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 40
Median hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -6.99% -58.34%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.55 £12.51
90th Percentile £46.25 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £39.75 £17.25 £17.73
% change year-on-year +130.43% -2.71% -52.08%

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 21 September 2020.

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
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 21 September 2020. 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 +5 22 £500 +2.56% 12
Pharmaceutical
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (30.77%) Talend
2 7 (26.92%) Analytics
3 6 (23.08%) Artificial Intelligence
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 6 (23.08%) ETL
3 6 (23.08%) Data Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) Data Science
4 5 (19.23%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) AWS
4 5 (19.23%) Machine Learning
5 4 (15.38%) R
5 4 (15.38%) Amazon S3
5 4 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (15.38%) Metadata Management
5 4 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (15.38%) Apache Spark
5 4 (15.38%) Power BI
5 4 (15.38%) Power Platform
5 4 (15.38%) PowerApps
6 3 (11.54%) ER Studio
6 3 (11.54%) DAMA
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
6 3 (11.54%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (11.54%) Ontologies
6 3 (11.54%) Reference Data
6 3 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (11.54%) Big Data

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 4 (15.38%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe XD
1 1 (3.85%) InVision
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon S3
2 4 (15.38%) Power Platform
2 4 (15.38%) PowerApps
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (11.54%) SaaS
4 2 (7.69%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (15.38%) Power BI
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Hive
2 3 (11.54%) Big Data
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) Spotfire
4 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) ER Studio
2 2 (7.69%) ERwin
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq
General
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Information Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Team Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Content Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Data Scientist
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) IoT Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Data Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Product Owner
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Content Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior User Experience Researcher
4 1 (3.85%) Senior UX Designer
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience Researcher
4 1 (3.85%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) Shiny
2 1 (3.85%) Keras
2 1 (3.85%) scikit-learn
2 1 (3.85%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Life Science
1 3 (11.54%) LIMS
1 3 (11.54%) Reference Data
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Analytics
3 6 (23.08%) Artificial Intelligence
3 6 (23.08%) Data Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 6 (23.08%) ETL
4 5 (19.23%) Data Science
4 5 (19.23%) Machine Learning
5 4 (15.38%) Metadata Management
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) DAMA
6 3 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (11.54%) Ontologies
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (11.54%) Validation
6 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
7 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
7 2 (7.69%) Statistical Computing
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Python
3 4 (15.38%) R
4 2 (7.69%) C
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PhD
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) GxP
2 2 (7.69%) DICOM
2 2 (7.69%) ISO 13485
2 2 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Talend
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) IDERA
3 1 (3.85%) Informatica
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) SAP