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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 102 128
Rank change year-on-year -10 +26  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 21 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.91% 1.07% 0.49%
As % of the General category 3.12% 3.13% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Median daily rate £329 £288 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.34% -12.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £272 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -11.50% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -55.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £49.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year -57.36% +137.34%  

Pharmaceutical is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 674 863 916
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.30% 34.06% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 442 519
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £205 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 92 77
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -41.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £12.20 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +5 13 £233 -19.13% 4
Cambridgeshire -11 7 £475 +79.24% 16
Norfolk - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 14 (32.56%) Project Management
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) ITIL
5 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.28%) SAP
6 6 (13.95%) Service Management
7 5 (11.63%) Finance
7 5 (11.63%) Oracle
7 5 (11.63%) GCP
7 5 (11.63%) GxP
7 5 (11.63%) NHS
7 5 (11.63%) Data Quality
8 4 (9.30%) Master Data Management
8 4 (9.30%) JIRA
8 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
8 4 (9.30%) Time Management
8 4 (9.30%) Android
8 4 (9.30%) SDLC
8 4 (9.30%) Informatica
8 4 (9.30%) ETL
8 4 (9.30%) CRM
8 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (9.30%) Java
8 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
8 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
8 4 (9.30%) ITSM
8 4 (9.30%) Data Management
8 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) Ruby

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 (4.65%) IIS
1 2 (4.65%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.65%) S-PLUS
2 1 (2.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.65%) SAP MDG
1 2 (4.65%) SAP MDM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.33%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (2.33%) Lorenzo
2 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.98%) Veeva
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) PowerCenter
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.65%) Spotfire
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.33%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 3 (6.98%) Calabash
2 3 (6.98%) Capybara
2 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.98%) Selenium
2 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.65%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Publishing
4 2 (4.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
4 4 (9.30%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) IT Manager
4 4 (9.30%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.98%) Mobile Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Service Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) Mason
3 1 (2.33%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) React
3 1 (2.33%) REST
3 1 (2.33%) RESTful
3 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) NHS
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.65%) Life Science
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Android
2 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Project Management
2 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) Service Management
5 4 (9.30%) CRM
5 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Data Management
5 4 (9.30%) ETL
5 4 (9.30%) ITSM
5 4 (9.30%) Master Data Management
5 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
5 4 (9.30%) SDLC
5 4 (9.30%) Time Management
6 3 (6.98%) API Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (4.65%) Data Extraction
7 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) Python
3 3 (6.98%) Ruby
4 2 (4.65%) R
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) ISEB
1 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.65%) DBS Check
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.65%) PMP
3 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) Data Quality
1 5 (11.63%) GCP
1 5 (11.63%) GxP
2 2 (4.65%) CDISC
3 1 (2.33%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.33%) Nessus
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
1 7 (16.28%) SAP
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Informatica
4 2 (4.65%) Ariba
4 2 (4.65%) Embarcadero
4 2 (4.65%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.65%) Talend
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.33%) Qualys
5 1 (2.33%) Tableau
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Workday
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