Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 51 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -38 +1 +7
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 20 25 85
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.66% 6.96% 8.09%
As % of the General category 4.12% 13.81% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 55
10th Percentile £310 £310 £388
25th Percentile £425 £320 £426
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £494 £475
Median % change year-on-year -1.27% +3.95% -
75th Percentile £589 £584 £575
90th Percentile £631 £611 £643
East of England median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £24.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year - +70.97% -
75th Percentile - £28.25 £19.25
90th Percentile - - £24.60
East of England median hourly rate £49.00 £26.50 £17.65
% change year-on-year +84.91% +50.14% -28.18%

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 485 181 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 64.58% 50.42% 45.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 103 245
10th Percentile £133 £218 £200
25th Percentile £244 £310 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £435
Median % change year-on-year - +3.45% -0.57%
75th Percentile £525 £526 £538
90th Percentile £603 £588 £608
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 53 84
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.50 £12.13
25th Percentile £12.50 £13.25 £13.38
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% -15.15% -5.71%
75th Percentile £14.75 £16.50 £19.06
90th Percentile £20.13 £36.55 £47.93
East of England median hourly rate £13.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -38.64% +29.41% -1.85%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge -20 15 £475 -2.56% 11
Pharmaceutical
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Social Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (15.00%) WCF
4 3 (15.00%) WPF
4 3 (15.00%) Full Stack Development
4 3 (15.00%) PMO
4 3 (15.00%) React
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.00%) Product Management
4 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (10.00%) Docker
5 2 (10.00%) MVVM
5 2 (10.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (10.00%) Parallel Programming
5 2 (10.00%) QA
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Veeva
5 2 (10.00%) IDERA

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 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Lectora
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Veeva
2 1 (5.00%) AWS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) ER Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Architect
1 4 (20.00%) Consultant
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) PMO Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Information Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (15.00%) React
1 3 (15.00%) WCF
1 3 (15.00%) WPF
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (10.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (10.00%) WinForms
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Flask
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (5.00%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Native
1 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Full Stack Development
2 3 (15.00%) Product Management
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) MVVM
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) Parallel Programming
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) XAML
3 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PhD
3 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PMO
2 2 (10.00%) GxP
2 2 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (5.00%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (10.00%) IDERA