Period
to 26 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 26 May 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 150 151
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1 +21
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 57 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.28% 0.94% 0.79%
As % of the General category 3.76% 3.10% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 8
East of England median daily rate £415 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.60% +2.35% +38.78%
10th Percentile £290 £288 £284
90th Percentile £595 £520 £456
England median daily rate £430 £445 £450
% change year-on-year -3.37% -1.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
East of England median hourly rate £24.69 £15.00 £15.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.58% -5.66% -57.60%
10th Percentile £16.00 £14.40 £14.00
90th Percentile £43.95 £25.30 £23.75
England median hourly rate £36.50 £30.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +19.67% +32.61% -8.00%

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 East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,516 1,323 1,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 34.15% 30.45% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 845 830
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £247
90th Percentile £600 £575 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 91 143
East of England median hourly rate £21.21 £31.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.68% +26.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.33 £14.40
90th Percentile £45.25 £47.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +7.10% -7.41% +20.00%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the East of England region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Hertfordshire +8 27 £375 +25.00% 17
Cambridgeshire +4 20 £444 -1.33% 10
Suffolk - 4 £400 - 4
Bedfordshire -6 2 - - 3
East Anglia - 2 £625 -
Norfolk +1 1 £385 - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) Change Management
2 11 (19.30%) ITIL
3 10 (17.54%) Project Management
3 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (15.79%) Scrum
4 9 (15.79%) Matrix Organization
5 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (14.04%) Analytics
5 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
6 7 (12.28%) Finance
6 7 (12.28%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.53%) Life Science
7 6 (10.53%) Document Management
7 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.53%) .NET
8 5 (8.77%) C#
8 5 (8.77%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (8.77%) Validation
8 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
8 5 (8.77%) Service Management
8 5 (8.77%) Visualforce
8 5 (8.77%) Apex Code
8 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.77%) Web Development
8 5 (8.77%) Degree
8 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
8 5 (8.77%) Veeva
8 5 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (7.02%) Decision-Making

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Documentum
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Acrobat
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Veeva
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) LAN
1 3 (5.26%) WAN
1 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.51%) DDNS
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) Skype
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.75%) EDMS
3 1 (1.75%) OLAP
3 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.75%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.75%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (1.75%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Grunt
1 4 (7.02%) gulp
1 4 (7.02%) MSTest
1 4 (7.02%) NUnit
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.02%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Law
4 2 (3.51%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.28%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Service Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Salesforce Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Veeva Architect
8 2 (3.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Service Design Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Workstream Lead
8 2 (3.51%) Workstream Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) Visualforce
3 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Core
3 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (7.02%) CSS
3 4 (7.02%) CSS3
3 4 (7.02%) HTML
3 4 (7.02%) HTML5
3 4 (7.02%) jQuery
3 4 (7.02%) LESS
3 4 (7.02%) Sass
3 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (7.02%) XHTML
3 4 (7.02%) XSL
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.53%) Life Science
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.51%) CMDB
4 2 (3.51%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.75%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.75%) LIMS
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
1 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) Change Management
2 11 (19.30%) ITIL
3 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (17.54%) Project Management
4 9 (15.79%) Matrix Organization
4 9 (15.79%) Scrum
5 8 (14.04%) Analytics
6 7 (12.28%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.53%) Document Management
8 5 (8.77%) Service Management
8 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.77%) Validation
8 5 (8.77%) Web Development
9 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.02%) Decision-Making
9 4 (7.02%) Migration
9 4 (7.02%) MVC
9 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) Apex Code
1 5 (8.77%) C#
2 4 (7.02%) TypeScript
3 3 (5.26%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) CCENT
2 3 (5.26%) CCNA
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (1.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) GMP
1 2 (3.51%) GxP
1 2 (3.51%) ISO 13485
1 2 (3.51%) PMO
2 1 (1.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.75%) CDISC
2 1 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Adobe
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (3.51%) Cognos
4 2 (3.51%) Infoblox
4 2 (3.51%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.51%) Tableau
5 1 (1.75%) BMC
5 1 (1.75%) Informatica
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.75%) Remedy