Period
to 20 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 20 July 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 251 223
Rank change year-on-year +26 -28 +13
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 19 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.084% 0.078%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
City of London median daily rate £475 £525 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +55.56% -12.90%
10th Percentile £203 £431 £312
90th Percentile £657 £665 £421
Central London median daily rate £488 £465 £338
% change year-on-year +4.84% +37.78% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £186.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £186.50 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,226 3,713 3,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.21% 52.27% 54.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,430 2,896 2,748
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.96% +4.00%
10th Percentile £345 £325 £325
90th Percentile £688 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 46 40
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -15.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £12.52
90th Percentile £101.88 £31.98 £30.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -13.75%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in the City of London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 6 (31.58%) Finance
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 5 (26.32%) Machine Learning
2 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Big Data
3 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) MySQL
4 3 (15.79%) Law
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
4 3 (15.79%) Google
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) GitHub
4 3 (15.79%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.53%) Office 365
5 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
5 2 (10.53%) REST
5 2 (10.53%) Confluence
5 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Product Management

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (10.53%) Confluence
1 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Acrobat
2 1 (5.26%) InVision
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.26%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) GitHub
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 2 (10.53%) Power Platform
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) npm
4 1 (5.26%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.26%) Skype
1 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) Power BI
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (10.53%) Protractor
2 1 (5.26%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Grunt
2 1 (5.26%) gulp
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Procurement Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Product Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) UX Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Veeva Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Thrift
2 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.26%) GraphQL
2 1 (5.26%) gRPC
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) Kafka
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Analytics
2 5 (26.32%) Machine Learning
3 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
5 2 (10.53%) Microservices
5 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.53%) Product Management
6 1 (5.26%) Contract Negotiation
6 1 (5.26%) Design Thinking
6 1 (5.26%) Strategic Roadmap
6 1 (5.26%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) ES6
2 1 (5.26%) Java 8
2 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) BitLocker
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) Hotjar
3 1 (5.26%) Imperva
3 1 (5.26%) Lotus
3 1 (5.26%) MapR
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Qualtrics
3 1 (5.26%) Radware
3 1 (5.26%) Spiceworks
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Xerox