Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 272 281 240
Rank change year-on-year +9 -41 +5
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 25 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.28% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.60% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 9
Central London median daily rate £488 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.81% -8.82% +9.68%
10th Percentile £158 £172 £313
90th Percentile £680 £490 £650
London median daily rate £450 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Central London median hourly rate £105.75 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.69% - -
London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +13.64% +83.33%

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 4,185 4,680 3,545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 47.06% 51.64% 49.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,058 3,669 2,762
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £305 £325 £313
90th Percentile £687 £700 £675
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 27
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +7.93% -12.44%
10th Percentile £13.48 £15.00 £13.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £53.50 £39.15
London median hourly rate £23.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% +11.11%

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 18 March 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Central London over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 March 2019. 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 +18 19 £469 +21.03% 15
City of Westminster - 1 - -
West End of London - 1 £148 -
Pharmaceutical
London

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 6 (24.00%) Finance
1 6 (24.00%) Law
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) Life Science
4 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (12.00%) Office 365
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.00%) Power BI
4 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (8.00%) Java 8
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.00%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (8.00%) PMO
5 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (8.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (8.00%) Adobe
5 2 (8.00%) Acrobat

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 2 (8.00%) CMS
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) PBX
2 1 (4.00%) Skype
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Power BI
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
1 6 (24.00%) Law
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) French Language
3 1 (4.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Power BI Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) REST
1 2 (8.00%) Spring
1 2 (8.00%) Spring Batch
1 2 (8.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (8.00%) Spring Security
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) EDI
2 1 (4.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Life Science
2 2 (8.00%) Biotechnology
2 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) BYOD
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Fintech
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) Biology
5 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) High Availability
5 2 (8.00%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) Go
2 2 (8.00%) Java 8
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (4.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PMO
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Docker
3 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Escenic
2 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) hybris
3 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.00%) Lotus
3 1 (4.00%) MapR
3 1 (4.00%) McAfee
3 1 (4.00%) Spiceworks
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Xerox