Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 158 143
Rank change year-on-year +14 -15 +49
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 64 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.28% 0.90% 0.94%
As % of the General category 3.96% 2.72% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 10
East of England median daily rate £443 £425 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +30.27% -1.14%
10th Percentile £262 £163 £279
90th Percentile £631 £500 £489
England median daily rate £438 £446 £450
% change year-on-year -1.96% -0.83% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
East of England median hourly rate £30.69 £15.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.23% -32.22% -50.00%
10th Percentile £20.20 £15.00 £15.45
90th Percentile £40.58 £17.33 £23.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +3.70% +20.00%

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 1,615 1,545 1,703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.33% 32.95% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 969 908
East of England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £593 £600 £579
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.50% +4.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 89 154
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.20 £15.75
90th Percentile £45.25 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.06 £23.68
% change year-on-year -0.24% +5.83% +5.24%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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 +15 26 £475 - 19
Hertfordshire -9 23 £408 +33.06% 23
Suffolk - 8 £400 - 3
Bedfordshire +6 2 £575 +35.29% 2
East Anglia - 2 £625 -
Norfolk +19 1 £385 -
Essex 0 1 £245 -38.75%
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.75%) Project Management
3 11 (17.19%) Analytics
4 10 (15.63%) Degree
4 10 (15.63%) ITIL
4 10 (15.63%) Change Management
5 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
5 9 (14.06%) Matrix Organization
5 9 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (12.50%) Finance
7 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
7 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
8 6 (9.38%) Life Science
8 6 (9.38%) jQuery
8 6 (9.38%) MVC
8 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.38%) Windows
8 6 (9.38%) C#
8 6 (9.38%) .NET
9 5 (7.81%) HTML
9 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
9 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.81%) CSS
9 5 (7.81%) XSL
9 5 (7.81%) XHTML
9 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (7.81%) LAN
9 5 (7.81%) WAN
9 5 (7.81%) Cisco

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 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.13%) SAS
4 1 (1.56%) Documentum
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.56%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) LAN
1 5 (7.81%) WAN
2 4 (6.25%) Skype
3 3 (4.69%) WebEx
3 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (1.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Data Lake
1 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.56%) OLAP
2 1 (1.56%) OLTP
2 1 (1.56%) Power BI
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Grunt
1 5 (7.81%) gulp
1 5 (7.81%) MSTest
1 5 (7.81%) NUnit
1 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) HP UFT
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.06%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.69%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Mac Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) PMO Lead
8 2 (3.13%) Service Design Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
1 6 (9.38%) jQuery
2 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Core
2 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (7.81%) CSS
2 5 (7.81%) HTML
2 5 (7.81%) Sass
2 5 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (7.81%) XHTML
2 5 (7.81%) XSL
3 4 (6.25%) CSS3
3 4 (6.25%) HTML5
3 4 (6.25%) LESS
4 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.56%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
1 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.38%) Life Science
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Biotechnology
4 2 (3.13%) CMDB
5 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.56%) Fintech
5 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.56%) LIMS
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.75%) Project Management
3 11 (17.19%) Analytics
4 10 (15.63%) Change Management
4 10 (15.63%) ITIL
5 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
5 9 (14.06%) Matrix Organization
5 9 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.38%) MVC
6 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.81%) Data Management
7 5 (7.81%) Document Management
7 5 (7.81%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (7.81%) Programme Management
7 5 (7.81%) Scrum
7 5 (7.81%) Web Development
8 4 (6.25%) Decision-Making
8 4 (6.25%) Service Management
8 4 (6.25%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) C#
2 5 (7.81%) TypeScript
3 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.69%) SQL
4 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) VB
5 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) CCENT
2 3 (4.69%) CCNA
2 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.69%) PMP
3 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) PMO
2 2 (3.13%) GMP
2 2 (3.13%) GxP
2 2 (3.13%) ISO 13485
3 1 (1.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.56%) CDISC
3 1 (1.56%) GCP
3 1 (1.56%) GLP
3 1 (1.56%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco
1 5 (7.81%) Google
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Apple
2 2 (3.13%) Canon
2 2 (3.13%) Cognos
2 2 (3.13%) Facebook
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) Workday
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe
3 1 (1.56%) IBM
3 1 (1.56%) Informatica
3 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.56%) Tableau