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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England / East of England
Rank 106 110 113
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 22 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 0.65% 0.50%
As % of the General category 3.56% 2.13% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
Median daily rate £445 £425 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +46.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £344 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £430 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £525
% change year-on-year -5.55% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.25 £18.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.95% -27.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -41.17%  

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 618 750 786
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.01% 30.53% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 395 458
Median daily rate £400 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% -1.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 46
Median hourly rate £32.25 £22.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.59% -32.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 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
Cambridgeshire +18 11 £450 - 4
Bedfordshire +2 5 £445 -
Hertfordshire -6 4 £375 -11.76% 6
Essex - 2 £400 - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) JIRA
3 8 (18.60%) Web Services
3 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
4 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
4 7 (16.28%) Android
4 7 (16.28%) RESTful
5 6 (13.95%) Life Science
5 6 (13.95%) Subversion
5 6 (13.95%) Windows
5 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 5 (11.63%) Java
6 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
6 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.63%) Project Management
6 5 (11.63%) Finance
6 5 (11.63%) Degree
6 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
6 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
7 4 (9.30%) Android Development
7 4 (9.30%) Publishing
7 4 (9.30%) XML
7 4 (9.30%) ITIL
7 4 (9.30%) SAP
7 4 (9.30%) CRM
7 4 (9.30%) SAS
7 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
8 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.98%) Biometrics
8 3 (6.98%) ETL

Pharmaceutical
Top Related 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 4 (9.30%) SAS
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.33%) Documentum
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) S-PLUS
2 1 (2.33%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP MDG
1 2 (4.65%) SAP MDM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
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
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) VLAN
2 2 (4.65%) Wireless
2 2 (4.65%) WLAN
3 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.33%) Skype
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (4.65%) PowerCenter
1 2 (4.65%) Spotfire
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) JIRA
2 6 (13.95%) Subversion
3 3 (6.98%) Calabash
3 3 (6.98%) Capybara
3 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.98%) Selenium
3 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.98%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
1 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.30%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Android Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Mobile Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Programmer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) Web Services
2 7 (16.28%) RESTful
3 4 (9.30%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) Core Animation
4 2 (4.65%) Swing
5 1 (2.33%) .NET
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.33%) Mason
5 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Life Science
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.33%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (2.33%) SCADA
5 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Android
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
3 5 (11.63%) Project Management
3 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.30%) Android Development
4 4 (9.30%) CRM
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) Analytics
5 3 (6.98%) API Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Biometrics
5 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.98%) ETL
5 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Data Management
6 2 (4.65%) DRM
6 2 (4.65%) ERP
6 2 (4.65%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) Python
3 3 (6.98%) R
3 3 (6.98%) Ruby
4 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
4 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
3 2 (4.65%) CCNP
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) MCSA
3 2 (4.65%) MCSE
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) PhD
3 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.65%) PMP
4 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.33%) HNC
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) CDISC
1 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.65%) PMO
2 1 (2.33%) GAMP
2 1 (2.33%) GCP
2 1 (2.33%) GMP
2 1 (2.33%) GxP
2 1 (2.33%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) XenApp
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Nessus
2 1 (2.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.98%) Citrix
3 3 (6.98%) Talend
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Apple
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) Embarcadero
4 2 (4.65%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) Informatica
4 2 (4.65%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (2.33%) Rockwell
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) Siemens
5 1 (2.33%) webMethods
5 1 (2.33%) Workday
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