Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 10 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 270 259
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11 +21
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 29 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.31% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the General category 0.65% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 7
Central London median daily rate £513 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.13% +6.67% +1.25%
10th Percentile £148 £260 £300
90th Percentile £598 £478 £478
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.54% - -
London median hourly rate £29.00 £45.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -35.56% +45.16% -22.50%

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 Central London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,471 4,578 3,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 47.88% 53.29% 49.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,351 3,602 3,020
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.71%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 46 20
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +6.25% -5.33%
10th Percentile £14.90 £14.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.70 £46.00 £57.68
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £20.28
% change year-on-year -2.17% +13.44% -7.84%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Central London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Central London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Central London over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in Central London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Central London

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Central London region over the 6 months to 10 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
City of London -7 19 £513 +26.15% 15
West End of London - 3 £148 - 1
City of Westminster - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
London

For the 6 months to 10 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 Central London region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) BDD
4 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 8 (27.59%) Spring
4 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (27.59%) Spring Boot
4 8 (27.59%) Java 8
5 7 (24.14%) Windows
5 7 (24.14%) Web Services
5 7 (24.14%) Finance
5 7 (24.14%) MVC
5 7 (24.14%) Spring MVC
5 7 (24.14%) Spring Security
5 7 (24.14%) REST
5 7 (24.14%) Spring Batch
6 6 (20.69%) Escenic
6 6 (20.69%) CMS
6 6 (20.69%) Law
6 6 (20.69%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
8 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
8 4 (13.79%) Scrum
8 4 (13.79%) Docker
8 4 (13.79%) Office 365
9 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
9 3 (10.34%) Ansible
9 3 (10.34%) Computer Science

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 6 (20.69%) CMS
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.45%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DHCP
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) PBX
1 3 (10.34%) VoIP
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) JHipster
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Protractor
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Law
3 3 (10.34%) French Language
3 3 (10.34%) Italian Language
3 3 (10.34%) Spanish Language
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
7 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Spring
1 8 (27.59%) Spring Boot
2 7 (24.14%) REST
2 7 (24.14%) Spring Batch
2 7 (24.14%) Spring MVC
2 7 (24.14%) Spring Security
2 7 (24.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) EDI
3 1 (3.45%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Life Science
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Biotechnology
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) BYOD
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) LIMS
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) BDD
3 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
6 3 (10.34%) High Availability
7 2 (6.90%) Biology
7 2 (6.90%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Presales
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) Java 8
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) Go
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) ES6
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CREST Certified
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GxP
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
1 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Escenic
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.45%) hybris
2 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.45%) LabWare
2 1 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) VMware