Period
to 18 September 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 September 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 129 154
Rank change year-on-year +60 +25 +6
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 131 79 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.09% 1.57% 1.05%
As % of the General category 9.32% 4.36% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 44 29
East of England median daily rate £465 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.14% -4.44% +56.52%
10th Percentile £285 £286 £203
90th Percentile £638 £634 £800
England median daily rate £475 £443 £450
% change year-on-year +7.34% -1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 4
East of England median hourly rate £16.75 £30.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.17% +79.10% -25.56%
10th Percentile £14.58 £19.69 £15.08
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.85 £18.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £31.44 £26.80
% change year-on-year -23.66% +17.30% -12.13%

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 1,405 1,813 1,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.18% 36.00% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 1,021 1,119
East of England median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £257 £250 £250
90th Percentile £611 £598 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 101 116
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.71 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.60% -52.46% +22.13%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.25 £15.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.25 £49.88
England median hourly rate £22.67 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.73% - +8.17%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +28 90 £475 - 39
Hertfordshire +11 39 £450 +12.50% 29
Bedfordshire +12 1 - - 2
Suffolk +6 1 £475 +18.75% 2
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 32 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.85%) Degree
2 26 (19.85%) Analytics
3 25 (19.08%) Project Management
4 23 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
8 13 (9.92%) Windows
8 13 (9.92%) Finance
8 13 (9.92%) Data Analysis
8 13 (9.92%) Business Analysis
8 13 (9.92%) AWS
9 12 (9.16%) Computer Science
9 12 (9.16%) Manufacturing
10 11 (8.40%) Veeva
10 11 (8.40%) Data Science
11 10 (7.63%) Data Analytics
11 10 (7.63%) Risk Management
11 10 (7.63%) SQL
11 10 (7.63%) SharePoint
11 10 (7.63%) Informatics
12 9 (6.87%) GxP
12 9 (6.87%) .NET
12 9 (6.87%) HTML
12 9 (6.87%) XML
12 9 (6.87%) Scrum
12 9 (6.87%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 8 (6.11%) Windows 10
13 8 (6.11%) CSS

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 10 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.53%) Confluence
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.76%) SAS
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.76%) Maya
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Magento
2 4 (3.05%) Revive Adserver
3 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.76%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.76%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.76%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.92%) AWS
2 11 (8.40%) Veeva
3 6 (4.58%) Power Platform
4 5 (3.82%) Force.com
5 3 (2.29%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.29%) Office 365
6 2 (1.53%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (1.53%) Azure
6 2 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.53%) GCP
6 2 (1.53%) GitHub
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.76%) G Suite
7 1 (0.76%) SaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Serverless
7 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) LAN
2 2 (1.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) Hadoop
2 6 (4.58%) Power BI
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.82%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.05%) Big Data
5 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.53%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.53%) MySQL
6 2 (1.53%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (0.76%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.76%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.76%) QlikView
7 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (4.58%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.05%) JIRA
4 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.76%) RubyGems
4 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 13 (9.92%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.05%) Law
3 4 (3.05%) Publishing
4 3 (2.29%) Banking
4 3 (2.29%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (25.19%) Analyst
2 27 (20.61%) Developer
3 23 (17.56%) Business Analyst
3 23 (17.56%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.63%) Architect
5 7 (5.34%) Data Analyst
6 6 (4.58%) IT Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.82%) Business Data Analyst
7 5 (3.82%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (3.82%) Magento Developer
7 5 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (3.82%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (3.82%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.82%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.05%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (3.05%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (3.05%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.29%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.29%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) .NET
1 9 (6.87%) HTML
1 9 (6.87%) XML
2 8 (6.11%) CSS
2 8 (6.11%) CSS3
2 8 (6.11%) HTML5
3 7 (5.34%) jQuery
3 7 (5.34%) Web Services
4 6 (4.58%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.58%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.05%) Ajax
5 4 (3.05%) Highcharts JS
5 4 (3.05%) JSON
5 4 (3.05%) LDAP
5 4 (3.05%) LINQ
5 4 (3.05%) XSLT
6 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.53%) Kendo UI
6 2 (1.53%) SOAP
6 2 (1.53%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.34%) Life Science
3 6 (4.58%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.58%) NHS
3 6 (4.58%) User Experience
4 4 (3.05%) Pharmacovigilance
5 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) FMCG
7 1 (0.76%) LIMS
7 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.92%) Windows
2 8 (6.11%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.29%) Linux
4 3 (2.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.85%) Analytics
3 25 (19.08%) Project Management
4 23 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (9.92%) Business Analysis
6 13 (9.92%) Data Analysis
7 12 (9.16%) Computer Science
8 11 (8.40%) Data Science
9 10 (7.63%) Data Analytics
9 10 (7.63%) Informatics
9 10 (7.63%) Risk Management
10 9 (6.87%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 9 (6.87%) Scrum
11 8 (6.11%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (6.11%) Visualisation
12 7 (5.34%) Community of Practice
12 7 (5.34%) ITIL
12 7 (5.34%) Service Management
12 7 (5.34%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.63%) SQL
2 8 (6.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.34%) C#
3 7 (5.34%) Python
4 6 (4.58%) Java
4 6 (4.58%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.05%) R
6 2 (1.53%) C++
6 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.76%) C
7 1 (0.76%) Fortran
7 1 (0.76%) Perl
7 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (19.85%) Degree
2 4 (3.05%) MCP
2 4 (3.05%) MCSA
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.29%) ACCA
3 3 (2.29%) CIMA
3 3 (2.29%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.29%) PMP
4 2 (1.53%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.53%) PhD
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.76%) IIBA
5 1 (0.76%) MBA
5 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) GxP
2 7 (5.34%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.53%) Good Clinical Practice
3 2 (1.53%) PMO
3 2 (1.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) GMP
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.53%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.05%) SAP
3 4 (3.05%) Teradata
4 3 (2.29%) Tableau
4 3 (2.29%) Talend
5 2 (1.53%) Ariba
5 2 (1.53%) Google
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle
5 2 (1.53%) Tagetik
5 2 (1.53%) Workday
5 2 (1.53%) YouTube
6 1 (0.76%) Brandwatch
6 1 (0.76%) CA
6 1 (0.76%) Cadence
6 1 (0.76%) Cognos
6 1 (0.76%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.76%) Instagram
6 1 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.76%) Snapchat