Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 138 146
Rank change year-on-year +70 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 129 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.15% 1.30% 0.96%
As % of the General category 10.09% 3.64% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 30 19
East of England median daily rate £450 £380 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -14.61% +4.71%
10th Percentile £347 £209 £360
90th Percentile £631 £538 £528
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 6
East of England median hourly rate £32.83 £24.94 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.63% +66.25% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.10 £16.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £54.35 £46.30 £24.13
England median hourly rate £24.55 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -29.86% +12.90% +34.78%

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 1,279 1,594 1,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.19% 35.72% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 881 870
East of England median daily rate £473 £473 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.24% -3.53%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £225
90th Percentile £603 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 123 100
East of England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% -14.85% +22.91%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £47.00
England median hourly rate £29.50 £26.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year +13.46% +0.97% -1.90%

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 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
Cambridgeshire +46 79 £488 +16.07% 22
Hertfordshire +23 48 £423 +15.75% 13
Essex - 2 £433 - 5
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 30 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.48%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (17.83%) JIRA
4 22 (17.05%) Python
5 20 (15.50%) Project Management
6 19 (14.73%) Bioinformatics
6 19 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (12.40%) SQL
8 15 (11.63%) Linux
8 15 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (10.85%) Validation
9 14 (10.85%) Analytics
10 13 (10.08%) JavaScript
10 13 (10.08%) Computer Science
11 12 (9.30%) Degree
11 12 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.30%) Law
11 12 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (8.53%) Biology
12 11 (8.53%) Open Source
12 11 (8.53%) Business Analysis
13 10 (7.75%) Amazon S3
13 10 (7.75%) Workflow
13 10 (7.75%) HTML
13 10 (7.75%) Java
13 10 (7.75%) Oracle
13 10 (7.75%) XML
13 10 (7.75%) GxP
13 10 (7.75%) Big Data

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 7 (5.43%) Confluence
2 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.55%) Documentum
4 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.33%) Maya
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Magento
2 4 (3.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.33%) Revive Adserver
3 3 (2.33%) SAP MM
3 3 (2.33%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (1.55%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.78%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.78%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.78%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.78%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.75%) Amazon S3
3 9 (6.98%) Veeva
4 8 (6.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (5.43%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (5.43%) GitHub
6 5 (3.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (3.10%) Serverless
8 3 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (2.33%) Force.com
9 2 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.78%) G Suite
10 1 (0.78%) SaaS
10 1 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) SSL
2 4 (3.10%) VPN
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) Big Data
2 9 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.43%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (5.43%) Power BI
3 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.65%) Spotfire
5 5 (3.88%) MySQL
5 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.10%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (3.10%) EDMS
6 4 (3.10%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.10%) QlikView
6 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.55%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.55%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.55%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (17.83%) JIRA
2 8 (6.20%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (3.88%) Zephyr
4 4 (3.10%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.10%) Selenium
4 4 (3.10%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.33%) ERwin
5 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.78%) GitLab
6 1 (0.78%) Toad
General
1 12 (9.30%) Law
2 7 (5.43%) Finance
3 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.65%) Publishing
4 2 (1.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (38.76%) Developer
2 19 (14.73%) Analyst
3 13 (10.08%) Business Analyst
3 13 (10.08%) Project Manager
3 13 (10.08%) Senior Developer
4 8 (6.20%) Architect
5 7 (5.43%) Magento Developer
6 6 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 5 (3.88%) AWS Developer
7 5 (3.88%) Cognos Developer
7 5 (3.88%) Data Architect
7 5 (3.88%) Support Specialist
8 4 (3.10%) Automation Test Lead
8 4 (3.10%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (3.10%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (3.10%) IT Manager
8 4 (3.10%) MATLAB Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Tableau Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.75%) HTML
1 10 (7.75%) XML
2 9 (6.98%) Web Services
3 7 (5.43%) JSON
3 7 (5.43%) REST
4 6 (4.65%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.65%) jQuery
4 6 (4.65%) LDAP
4 6 (4.65%) SOAP
4 6 (4.65%) XSLT
5 4 (3.10%) .NET
5 4 (3.10%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.33%) CSS
6 3 (2.33%) CSS3
6 3 (2.33%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.33%) Highcharts JS
6 3 (2.33%) HTML5
6 3 (2.33%) JPA
6 3 (2.33%) WS-I
6 3 (2.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.20%) Life Science
3 7 (5.43%) Algorithms
3 7 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.65%) Pharmacovigilance
4 6 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.65%) User Experience
5 5 (3.88%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.10%) DataPower
6 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.78%) FMCG
7 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.63%) Linux
2 5 (3.88%) Windows
3 4 (3.10%) Unix
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.48%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (15.50%) Project Management
4 19 (14.73%) Bioinformatics
5 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (10.85%) Analytics
6 14 (10.85%) Validation
7 13 (10.08%) Computer Science
8 12 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.53%) Biology
9 11 (8.53%) Business Analysis
9 11 (8.53%) Open Source
10 10 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (7.75%) Workflow
11 9 (6.98%) OO
11 9 (6.98%) Scrum
11 9 (6.98%) Test Automation
11 9 (6.98%) Web Development
12 8 (6.20%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.05%) Python
2 16 (12.40%) SQL
3 13 (10.08%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.75%) Java
5 9 (6.98%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.65%) MATLAB
7 5 (3.88%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.10%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.10%) C#
8 4 (3.10%) Ruby
8 4 (3.10%) VBScript
9 3 (2.33%) Java 8
9 3 (2.33%) R
10 2 (1.55%) VBA
11 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.30%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) AWS Certification
3 4 (3.10%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.33%) PhD
5 1 (0.78%) IIBA
5 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.78%) PMP
5 1 (0.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) GxP
2 5 (3.88%) GCP
3 3 (2.33%) GMP
4 1 (0.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.88%) Docker
2 4 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.10%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) Ansible
2 5 (3.88%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (3.88%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.88%) Puppet
3 4 (3.10%) Salt
4 1 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.78%) MOM
4 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (7.75%) Oracle
2 9 (6.98%) SAP
2 9 (6.98%) Tableau
3 7 (5.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.88%) Cognos
4 5 (3.88%) IBM
4 5 (3.88%) Talend
5 4 (3.10%) Google
6 3 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.33%) Teradata
7 2 (1.55%) Informatica
7 2 (1.55%) OpenText
7 2 (1.55%) Siebel
7 2 (1.55%) Workday
8 1 (0.78%) Brandwatch
8 1 (0.78%) Concur
8 1 (0.78%) Facebook
8 1 (0.78%) Instagram
8 1 (0.78%) Snapchat
8 1 (0.78%) YouTube