Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 117 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - -
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.33% -
As % of the General category 0.26% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £419 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.64% - -
Scotland median daily rate £419 £350 £354
% change year-on-year +19.64% -1.06% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% - -47.02%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1532 966 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 52.99% 45.29% 64.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 535 981
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £290 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.50 £27.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.56% +68.18% +50.00%
10th Percentile £9.85 £19.35 £12.07
90th Percentile £26.25 £48.59 £38.45
Scotland median hourly rate £28.80 £29.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year -1.54% -4.10% +48.78%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Edinburgh

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Edinburgh

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (25.00%) GAMP
2 1 (25.00%) GxP
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (25.00%) InVision
2 1 (25.00%) Smoke Testing

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) FX Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (25.00%) GAMP
1 1 (25.00%) GxP
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards