Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 134 153
Rank change year-on-year +26 +19 -4
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 102 68 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.08% 1.35% 0.83%
As % of the General category 6.45% 3.74% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 19
East of England median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +21.43% +14.75%
10th Percentile £308 £213 £211
90th Percentile £628 £775 £528
England median daily rate £425 £450 £433
% change year-on-year -5.56% +3.93% +8.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -41.94% +26.53%
10th Percentile £16.21 £13.35 £17.30
90th Percentile £50.25 £29.95 £34.50
England median hourly rate £27.15 £27.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +0.56% -12.20% +11.82%

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 1,581 1,818 1,523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.17% 36.16% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 1,036 905
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £213
90th Percentile £600 £599 £558
England median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 141 123
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +29.03% +22.77%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.78 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.60 £23.68
% change year-on-year -9.77% +12.33% -5.28%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +34 58 £473 +9.88% 24
Hertfordshire -1 36 £401 -5.76% 19
Suffolk -2 5 £375 - 3
Essex - 2 £245 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £625 - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (15.69%) Analytics
4 15 (14.71%) Oracle
5 14 (13.73%) Change Management
6 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
6 13 (12.75%) Windows
6 13 (12.75%) Degree
6 13 (12.75%) Life Science
6 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (11.76%) Bioinformatics
7 12 (11.76%) Validation
8 11 (10.78%) Project Management
8 11 (10.78%) Linux
8 11 (10.78%) SQL
8 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
8 11 (10.78%) Computer Science
9 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (8.82%) Finance
10 9 (8.82%) Biology
10 9 (8.82%) Web Development
10 9 (8.82%) PowerShell
11 8 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.84%) Business Analysis
11 8 (7.84%) ERP
11 8 (7.84%) SAP
11 8 (7.84%) Python
11 8 (7.84%) Information Architecture
12 7 (6.86%) NoSQL

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 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.90%) SAS
2 5 (4.90%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.94%) Documentum
4 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.98%) Apache
5 1 (0.98%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.98%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) JBoss
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.94%) SAP MM
1 3 (2.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.96%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.98%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.98%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.92%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (3.92%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.92%) Office 365
3 3 (2.94%) Veeva
4 2 (1.96%) GitHub
5 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Skype
1 5 (4.90%) SSL
2 3 (2.94%) WebEx
3 2 (1.96%) DNS
3 2 (1.96%) Firewall
3 2 (1.96%) LAN
3 2 (1.96%) VPN
3 2 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) Hadoop
1 7 (6.86%) NoSQL
1 7 (6.86%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.90%) Amazon Aurora
3 5 (4.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.92%) Apache Hive
4 4 (3.92%) MySQL
4 4 (3.92%) Spotfire
5 3 (2.94%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (2.94%) EDMS
5 3 (2.94%) Power BI
5 3 (2.94%) QlikView
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.96%) Big Data
6 2 (1.96%) OLAP
6 2 (1.96%) OLTP
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.96%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) GitLab
2 3 (2.94%) JIRA
3 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.98%) ERwin
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.98%) Toad
4 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (8.82%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.86%) Publishing
3 6 (5.88%) Law
4 2 (1.96%) Marketing
4 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (28.43%) Developer
2 25 (24.51%) Analyst
3 10 (9.80%) Business Analyst
3 10 (9.80%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.86%) IT Analyst
4 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
4 7 (6.86%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (5.88%) Architect
6 5 (4.90%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) MATLAB Developer
7 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Cognos Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Consultant
7 4 (3.92%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) LDAP
1 7 (6.86%) XML
2 6 (5.88%) HTML
2 6 (5.88%) REST
2 6 (5.88%) SOAP
2 6 (5.88%) Web Services
3 4 (3.92%) Apache Camel
3 4 (3.92%) jQuery
4 3 (2.94%) .NET
4 3 (2.94%) YAML
5 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.96%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.96%) JPA
5 2 (1.96%) JSON
5 2 (1.96%) Spring
5 2 (1.96%) XSLT
6 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.98%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (12.75%) Life Science
2 7 (6.86%) User Experience
3 6 (5.88%) Pharmacovigilance
4 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.94%) FMCG
6 2 (1.96%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.96%) DataPower
6 2 (1.96%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.98%) LIMS
7 1 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.75%) Windows
2 11 (10.78%) Linux
3 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.92%) Unix
4 4 (3.92%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (15.69%) Analytics
4 14 (13.73%) Change Management
5 12 (11.76%) Bioinformatics
5 12 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (11.76%) Validation
6 11 (10.78%) Computer Science
6 11 (10.78%) Project Management
7 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.82%) Biology
8 9 (8.82%) Web Development
9 8 (7.84%) Business Analysis
9 8 (7.84%) ERP
9 8 (7.84%) Information Architecture
9 8 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (6.86%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.86%) Visualisation
11 6 (5.88%) Process Improvement
11 6 (5.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
2 11 (10.78%) SQL
3 9 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.84%) Python
5 7 (6.86%) Java
6 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.90%) MATLAB
6 5 (4.90%) Perl
6 5 (4.90%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.96%) C#
8 2 (1.96%) Java 8
8 2 (1.96%) VBA
9 1 (0.98%) R
9 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) CBAP
2 1 (0.98%) CSQA
2 1 (0.98%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) GxP
2 5 (4.90%) GMP
3 3 (2.94%) CDISC
3 3 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.94%) GCP
4 1 (0.98%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.98%) GAMP
4 1 (0.98%) GLP
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) DFS Replication
2 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Ansible
2 2 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) Oracle
2 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.84%) SAP
4 5 (4.90%) Cisco
4 5 (4.90%) Talend
5 4 (3.92%) Canon
5 4 (3.92%) Cognos
5 4 (3.92%) Google
5 4 (3.92%) Tableau
6 3 (2.94%) IBM
6 3 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.96%) Apple
7 2 (1.96%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.96%) Informatica
7 2 (1.96%) OpenText
7 2 (1.96%) Siebel
7 2 (1.96%) VMware
8 1 (0.98%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.98%) Facebook
8 1 (0.98%) JD Edwards