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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 29 June 2022 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 > London
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 360 364 304
Rank change year-on-year +4 -60 +80
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 237 151 96
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.56% 0.55%
As % of the General category 0.98% 0.97% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 104 53
10th Percentile £355 £338 £339
25th Percentile £373 £405 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £506 £509 £500
Median % change year-on-year -0.49% +1.75% +7.30%
75th Percentile £600 £596 £588
90th Percentile £750 £625 £636
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
10th Percentile £53.00 £26.30 £18.50
25th Percentile £55.25 £27.88 £24.38
Median hourly rate £65.00 £31.00 £32.45
Median % change year-on-year +109.68% -4.47% -18.88%
75th Percentile £71.25 £40.88 £42.16
90th Percentile £72.50 £46.50 £53.10
England median hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.89% +80.00% +6.38%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 24,082 15,588 10,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 61.31% 57.66% 57.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,542 11,003 7,122
10th Percentile £388 £350 £320
25th Percentile £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £585 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.36% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £700 £650 £638
90th Percentile £800 £728 £725
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 170 151
10th Percentile £18.25 £14.75 £14.38
25th Percentile £25.68 £20.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate £36.00 £29.00 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +24.14% +9.43% +26.19%
75th Percentile £50.00 £47.25 £42.98
90th Percentile £67.50 £64.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Pharmaceutical in London.

Daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Pharmaceutical in London over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Pharmaceutical in London.

Hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Pharmaceutical in London over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the London region over the 6 months to 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
West London +3 45 £500 +7.30% 12
Central London -27 10 £550 +46.67% 8
South London -14 3 £440 -12.00% 3
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 94 (39.66%) Agile
2 55 (23.21%) DevOps
3 43 (18.14%) Analytics
4 41 (17.30%) Azure
5 40 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (16.03%) Project Management
7 36 (15.19%) Finance
8 34 (14.35%) Validation
8 34 (14.35%) GxP
9 33 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (13.92%) Social Skills
10 30 (12.66%) Veeva
11 27 (11.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (10.55%) AWS
12 25 (10.55%) Marketing
12 25 (10.55%) SQL
13 24 (10.13%) Microsoft
14 23 (9.70%) Business Case
14 23 (9.70%) Requirements Gathering
15 22 (9.28%) Power Platform
15 22 (9.28%) Power BI
16 21 (8.86%) Manufacturing
16 21 (8.86%) Scrum
16 21 (8.86%) Data Science
17 20 (8.44%) Systems Analysis
17 20 (8.44%) Life Science
17 20 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (8.44%) Good Clinical Practice
17 20 (8.44%) Oracle
17 20 (8.44%) SAP

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (3.80%) SAS
2 5 (2.11%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.69%) Confluence
3 4 (1.69%) Jupyter
4 3 (1.27%) CMS
4 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.42%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.42%) Revit
5 1 (0.42%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.69%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.27%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.42%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.42%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.42%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.42%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.30%) Azure
2 30 (12.66%) Veeva
3 25 (10.55%) AWS
4 22 (9.28%) Power Platform
5 12 (5.06%) GCP
6 9 (3.80%) Azure DevOps
7 7 (2.95%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (2.95%) Amazon S3
8 6 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (2.53%) IaaS
8 6 (2.53%) PaaS
8 6 (2.53%) Serverless
9 5 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.11%) Datadog
10 4 (1.69%) Azure Service Bus
11 3 (1.27%) Amazon Neptune
11 3 (1.27%) Azure App Service
11 3 (1.27%) Azure Functions
11 3 (1.27%) SaaS
12 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.84%) Firewall
2 1 (0.42%) 5G
2 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) LTE
2 1 (0.42%) VPN
2 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.28%) Power BI
2 15 (6.33%) Tableau
3 13 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.22%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (2.95%) Big Data
5 7 (2.95%) MySQL
6 6 (2.53%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.11%) Amazon Athena
7 5 (2.11%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.69%) DB2
9 3 (1.27%) AllegroGraph
9 3 (1.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (1.27%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.27%) Electronic Patient Records
9 3 (1.27%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.27%) Stardog
9 3 (1.27%) Triplestore
10 2 (0.84%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (4.22%) JIRA
2 5 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.84%) Selenium
3 2 (0.84%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.42%) Balsamiq
4 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.42%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.42%) ER Studio
4 1 (0.42%) ERwin
4 1 (0.42%) Gradle
4 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.42%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (15.19%) Finance
3 33 (13.92%) Social Skills
4 25 (10.55%) Marketing
5 21 (8.86%) Manufacturing
6 11 (4.64%) Influencing Skills
6 11 (4.64%) Retail
7 8 (3.38%) Banking
8 7 (2.95%) Legal
8 7 (2.95%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (2.53%) Automotive
9 6 (2.53%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (1.27%) Publishing
10 3 (1.27%) Wearables
11 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.84%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.42%) French Language
12 1 (0.42%) German Language
12 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (22.36%) Analyst
2 38 (16.03%) Business Analyst
3 25 (10.55%) Project Manager
4 20 (8.44%) Architect
5 19 (8.02%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 14 (5.91%) Consultant
7 10 (4.22%) Developer
7 10 (4.22%) Programmer
8 9 (3.80%) Data Scientist
8 9 (3.80%) IT Manager
9 8 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (2.95%) Data Architect
10 7 (2.95%) Programme Manager
10 7 (2.95%) Senior Programmer
11 6 (2.53%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.53%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (2.53%) Scrum Master
11 6 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.11%) Salesforce Project Manager
12 5 (2.11%) Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.53%) Node.js
2 5 (2.11%) .NET
2 5 (2.11%) PySpark
3 4 (1.69%) Middleware
3 4 (1.69%) TensorFlow
4 3 (1.27%) .NET Core
4 3 (1.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.27%) Entity Framework
4 3 (1.27%) Kafka
4 3 (1.27%) Matplotlib
4 3 (1.27%) NumPy
4 3 (1.27%) Pandas
4 3 (1.27%) PyTorch
5 2 (0.84%) CSS
5 2 (0.84%) HTML
5 2 (0.84%) React
5 2 (0.84%) REST
5 2 (0.84%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (0.84%) Tidyverse
6 1 (0.42%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.44%) Life Science
2 14 (5.91%) FMCG
3 13 (5.49%) Biotechnology
4 8 (3.38%) User Experience
5 6 (2.53%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.11%) IoT
6 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.11%) NHS
7 4 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.27%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.27%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.27%) Social Media
9 2 (0.84%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.84%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.11%) Linux
2 1 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (39.66%) Agile
2 55 (23.21%) DevOps
3 43 (18.14%) Analytics
4 38 (16.03%) Project Management
5 34 (14.35%) Validation
6 33 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (11.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (9.70%) Business Case
8 23 (9.70%) Requirements Gathering
9 21 (8.86%) Data Science
9 21 (8.86%) Scrum
10 20 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (8.44%) Systems Analysis
11 18 (7.59%) Visualisation
12 15 (6.33%) Change Management
12 15 (6.33%) Data Modelling
13 14 (5.91%) Machine Learning
14 13 (5.49%) Artificial Intelligence
15 12 (5.06%) Data Analysis
15 12 (5.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.55%) SQL
2 16 (6.75%) Python
3 7 (2.95%) C#
3 7 (2.95%) R
4 5 (2.11%) Bash
5 4 (1.69%) Java
5 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.84%) SAS Macro
6 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.42%) C++
7 1 (0.42%) Go
7 1 (0.42%) Ruby
7 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (5.91%) Degree
2 4 (1.69%) PMP
3 2 (0.84%) CISM
3 2 (0.84%) CISSP
3 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.42%) CGEIT
4 1 (0.42%) CISA
4 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.42%) CRISC
4 1 (0.42%) ISEB
4 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.42%) MBA
4 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.35%) GxP
2 20 (8.44%) Good Clinical Practice
3 19 (8.02%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 13 (5.49%) QA
5 12 (5.06%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.69%) CDISC
6 4 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.27%) GDPR
7 3 (1.27%) NIST
8 2 (0.84%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.84%) GRC
8 2 (0.84%) PMO
9 1 (0.42%) COBIT
9 1 (0.42%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.42%) PSD2
9 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) Docker
3 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (5.06%) Terraform
2 8 (3.38%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.11%) Prometheus
4 4 (1.69%) Ansible
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.42%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.42%) CASB
6 1 (0.42%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.42%) Kibana
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.44%) Oracle
2 20 (8.44%) SAP
3 11 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (3.38%) Google
5 6 (2.53%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.11%) New Relic
7 3 (1.27%) Cognos
7 3 (1.27%) Databricks
7 3 (1.27%) IBM
7 3 (1.27%) Netezza
7 3 (1.27%) Teradata
8 2 (0.84%) Adobe
8 2 (0.84%) Ariba
8 2 (0.84%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (0.84%) Black Duck
8 2 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.84%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.42%) Aruba
9 1 (0.42%) Facebook