Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 51 55 98
Rank change year-on-year +4 +43 +45
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 43 122 101
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.01% 3.38% 2.22%
As % of the General category 9.13% 10.05% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 82 56
Median daily rate £500 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +13.10% -1.18%
10th Percentile £307 £375 £325
90th Percentile £608 £628 £631
England median daily rate £475 £483 £425
% change year-on-year -1.55% +13.53% -3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Median hourly rate £28.75 £17.80 £27.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.52% -34.44% +48.77%
10th Percentile £23.50 £15.25 £16.21
90th Percentile £66.00 £24.60 £50.00
England median hourly rate £47.50 £22.25 £27.15
% change year-on-year +113.48% -18.05% +0.56%

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 471 1,214 1,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.94% 33.66% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 716 985
Median daily rate £400 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £273
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £488 £488
% change year-on-year +2.56% - +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 105 88
Median hourly rate £29.75 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.46% -1.43% -53.33%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £20.37
% change year-on-year +27.50% -1.83% -4.13%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021. 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 -1 25 £500 +5.26% 20
Hertfordshire +15 11 £485 +14.12% 19
Suffolk +22 3 £225 -52.63%
Bedfordshire +25 1 £500 +35.14% 1
Essex +4 1 £570 -2.98% 2
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (23.26%) JIRA
2 9 (20.93%) Life Science
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) Python
4 7 (16.28%) R
5 6 (13.95%) Apache Spark
5 6 (13.95%) Finance
6 5 (11.63%) Project Management
6 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
6 5 (11.63%) SAP
6 5 (11.63%) Apache
6 5 (11.63%) Data Management
6 5 (11.63%) Kanban
6 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
7 4 (9.30%) Metadata Management
7 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (9.30%) Reference Data
7 4 (9.30%) FMCG
7 4 (9.30%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (9.30%) DAMA
7 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.30%) SQL
8 3 (6.98%) ERwin
8 3 (6.98%) Publishing
8 3 (6.98%) Validation
8 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.98%) GxP
8 3 (6.98%) QA

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 6 (13.95%) Apache Spark
2 5 (11.63%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) SAS
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Documentum
4 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe XD
3 1 (2.33%) InVision
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (4.65%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (2.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.33%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.33%) SAP PM
3 1 (2.33%) SAP PP
3 1 (2.33%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.33%) AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Azure
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Skype
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.33%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.33%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Redshift Spectrum
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) JIRA
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) ER Studio
3 3 (6.98%) ERwin
4 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Publishing
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) French Language
5 1 (2.33%) German Language
5 1 (2.33%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (13.95%) Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Data Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Information Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Content Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data Software Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Change Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) PMO Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Product Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.33%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Scrum Master
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (2.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) CSS
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Life Science
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) FMCG
2 4 (9.30%) Reference Data
3 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.65%) Biotechnology
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) LIMS
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Android
1 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Data Management
3 5 (11.63%) Kanban
3 5 (11.63%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) DAMA
4 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.30%) Metadata Management
5 3 (6.98%) Analytics
5 3 (6.98%) Case Management
5 3 (6.98%) Conceptual Models
5 3 (6.98%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (6.98%) Project Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Validation
6 2 (4.65%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (4.65%) Change Control
6 2 (4.65%) Content Management
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analytics
6 2 (4.65%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Python
1 7 (16.28%) R
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) MCSA
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) PhD
2 2 (4.65%) PMP
3 1 (2.33%) CISA
3 1 (2.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) CDISC
1 3 (6.98%) GxP
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) PMO
3 1 (2.33%) ITGC
3 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) SAP
2 3 (6.98%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Splunk
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Ariba
4 1 (2.33%) Concur
4 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) Talend
4 1 (2.33%) Tealium