The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 25 June 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)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 390 303
Rank change year-on-year +78 -87  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 295 250 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.51% 0.71%
As % of the General category 1.77% 1.41% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 111 187
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £216 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £488 £375
% change year-on-year -9.23% +30.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 10
Median hourly rate £22.25 £23.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.31% +13.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £22.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £99.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £49.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year -57.36% +137.34%  

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16636 17728 19942
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 39.15% 36.39% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11013 12075 13114
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 431 490
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in England

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in England

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in England

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in England

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
London +37 134 £411 -8.77% 50
South East +85 77 £478 +14.64% 13
North West +5 30 £438 - 9
East of England -13 21 £329 +14.34% 22
West Midlands +17 10 £400 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire +27 6 £275 - 1
East Midlands -21 6 £475 -13.63% 11
South West +3 3 - - 1
North East +67 2 £187 -
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 175 (32.29%) SAP
2 122 (22.51%) Finance
3 91 (16.79%) Project Management
4 66 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (12.18%) Life Science
5 64 (11.81%) Manufacturing
6 60 (11.07%) ERP
7 55 (10.15%) Retail
8 53 (9.78%) GxP
9 52 (9.59%) SQL
9 52 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 47 (8.67%) Validation
11 42 (7.75%) FMCG
12 40 (7.38%) JavaScript
12 40 (7.38%) SAP CO
13 37 (6.83%) Degree
13 37 (6.83%) Migration
14 36 (6.64%) Microsoft
14 36 (6.64%) SAP FI
15 35 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
16 33 (6.09%) SAP FI/CO
16 33 (6.09%) HTML
17 32 (5.90%) QA
18 31 (5.72%) Microsoft Excel
19 30 (5.54%) CSS
20 29 (5.35%) Banking
20 29 (5.35%) Analytics
21 28 (5.17%) Business Analysis
21 28 (5.17%) Java
22 27 (4.98%) Microsoft Office

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.03%) Documentum
3 10 (1.85%) SAS
4 9 (1.66%) CMS
5 7 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (1.29%) Confluence
6 4 (0.74%) IIS
6 4 (0.74%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.55%) Drupal
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.18%) MTS
9 1 (0.18%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (5.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.55%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.55%) Revit
7 2 (0.37%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.37%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (7.38%) SAP CO
2 36 (6.64%) SAP FI
3 33 (6.09%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (3.32%) SAP FSCM
5 14 (2.58%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 12 (2.21%) SAP APO
6 12 (2.21%) SAP MM
7 9 (1.66%) TrackWise
8 7 (1.29%) SAP PP
8 7 (1.29%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.74%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.74%) SAP MDG
9 4 (0.74%) SAP MDM
9 4 (0.74%) SAP SCM
9 4 (0.74%) SAP WM
10 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.55%) SAP CAR
10 3 (0.55%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.55%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.21%) Veeva
2 10 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.74%) SaaS
5 3 (0.55%) Office 365
6 2 (0.37%) CloudSense
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.74%) LAN
1 4 (0.74%) WAN
2 3 (0.55%) Intranet
3 2 (0.37%) Firewall
3 2 (0.37%) Network Security
3 2 (0.37%) Skype
4 1 (0.18%) CTI
4 1 (0.18%) DNS
4 1 (0.18%) Internet
4 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.18%) RFID
4 1 (0.18%) SAN
4 1 (0.18%) SMTP
4 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.18%) VPN
4 1 (0.18%) WebEx
4 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.14%) SAP BW
2 16 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.21%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.66%) Big Data
4 9 (1.66%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.29%) Electronic Patient Records
5 7 (1.29%) MS Access
5 7 (1.29%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.29%) SAP HANA
6 6 (1.11%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.11%) PowerCenter
7 5 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.74%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.74%) QlikView
9 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.55%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (0.55%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 19 (3.51%) JIRA
2 11 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.66%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (1.11%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.55%) Calabash
5 3 (0.55%) Capybara
5 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.55%) NUnit
5 3 (0.55%) Selenium
5 3 (0.55%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.37%) gulp
6 2 (0.37%) Maven
6 2 (0.37%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.18%) Bower
7 1 (0.18%) Grunt
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
General
1 122 (22.51%) Finance
2 64 (11.81%) Manufacturing
3 55 (10.15%) Retail
4 29 (5.35%) Banking
5 12 (2.21%) Legal
5 12 (2.21%) Marketing
6 9 (1.66%) Publishing
7 5 (0.92%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.92%) French Language
7 5 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.74%) German Language
9 3 (0.55%) Billing
9 3 (0.55%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.37%) Automotive
10 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
10 2 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 110 (20.30%) Consultant
2 98 (18.08%) Analyst
3 80 (14.76%) SAP Consultant
4 65 (11.99%) Project Manager
5 58 (10.70%) Developer
6 45 (8.30%) Architect
7 35 (6.46%) Business Analyst
8 31 (5.72%) SAP CO Consultant
9 27 (4.98%) IT Manager
10 26 (4.80%) SAP FI Consultant
11 25 (4.61%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 20 (3.69%) Data Analyst
12 20 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (3.32%) IT Project Manager
14 16 (2.95%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 15 (2.77%) SAP MM Consultant
16 14 (2.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 14 (2.58%) IT Analyst
17 13 (2.40%) Functional Consultant
17 13 (2.40%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.09%) HTML
2 30 (5.54%) CSS
3 24 (4.43%) IDoc
4 23 (4.24%) HTML5
5 17 (3.14%) AngularJS
6 11 (2.03%) XML
7 9 (1.66%) CSS3
7 9 (1.66%) jQuery
8 8 (1.48%) .NET
8 8 (1.48%) Angular 2
8 8 (1.48%) Spring
9 7 (1.29%) EDI
9 7 (1.29%) Web Services
10 6 (1.11%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.11%) REST
11 5 (0.92%) SAP Business Workflow
11 5 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (0.74%) Node.js
12 4 (0.74%) SAP Fiori
13 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.18%) Life Science
2 42 (7.75%) FMCG
3 35 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.14%) NHS
5 12 (2.21%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.21%) Virtual Team
6 11 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.85%) Pharmacovigilance
8 8 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.48%) User Experience
9 7 (1.29%) e-Learning
9 7 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.29%) LIMS
10 5 (0.92%) Biotechnology
10 5 (0.92%) Learning Management System
11 4 (0.74%) Social Media
12 3 (0.55%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.55%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.32%) Windows
2 16 (2.95%) Linux
3 11 (2.03%) Android
4 10 (1.85%) Unix
5 9 (1.66%) AIX
5 9 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.11%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.55%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (16.79%) Project Management
2 66 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (11.07%) ERP
4 52 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (8.67%) Validation
6 37 (6.83%) Migration
7 29 (5.35%) Analytics
8 28 (5.17%) Business Analysis
9 26 (4.80%) ITIL
9 26 (4.80%) Scrum
10 25 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (4.61%) Data Analysis
10 25 (4.61%) Service Management
11 23 (4.24%) SAP Implementation
11 23 (4.24%) SDLC
12 21 (3.87%) Change Management
12 21 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (3.69%) Data Modelling
13 20 (3.69%) Time Management
14 19 (3.51%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 52 (9.59%) SQL
2 40 (7.38%) JavaScript
3 28 (5.17%) Java
4 15 (2.77%) Python
5 10 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 8 (1.48%) VBA
7 6 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.11%) TypeScript
8 5 (0.92%) PHP
9 4 (0.74%) ABAP
9 4 (0.74%) C#
10 3 (0.55%) C
10 3 (0.55%) R
10 3 (0.55%) Ruby
10 3 (0.55%) Scala
10 3 (0.55%) SPARQL
10 3 (0.55%) VB
11 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.18%) C++
12 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (6.83%) Degree
2 9 (1.66%) SAP Certification
3 8 (1.48%) IRCA
3 8 (1.48%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.11%) ISEB
4 6 (1.11%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.11%) PMP
5 3 (0.55%) CCNA
5 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.37%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.37%) MBA
6 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.18%) HND
7 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.78%) GxP
2 32 (5.90%) QA
3 23 (4.24%) Data Quality
4 20 (3.69%) GMP
5 8 (1.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 8 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.29%) PMO
7 6 (1.11%) CDISC
7 6 (1.11%) GCP
8 5 (0.92%) GAMP
8 5 (0.92%) GDPR
8 5 (0.92%) HL7
8 5 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.74%) SLA
10 2 (0.37%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.37%) Docker
1 2 (0.37%) HDFS
2 1 (0.18%) NFS
2 1 (0.18%) SRDF
2 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.37%) Ansible
2 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.37%) Puppet
2 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.18%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.18%) Nessus
3 1 (0.18%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.18%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) SnapMirror
3 1 (0.18%) SnapVault
3 1 (0.18%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 175 (32.29%) SAP
2 36 (6.64%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.69%) Oracle
4 16 (2.95%) HP
5 13 (2.40%) Adobe
5 13 (2.40%) Remedy
6 9 (1.66%) Informatica
6 9 (1.66%) JD Edwards
6 9 (1.66%) Talend
7 8 (1.48%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.29%) Tableau
9 6 (1.11%) Ariba
10 5 (0.92%) AppDynamics
10 5 (0.92%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.74%) Apple
11 4 (0.74%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.74%) Cisco
11 4 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (0.74%) OpenText
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