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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England / London
Rank 281 317 283
Rank change year-on-year +36 -34  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 118 114 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.51% 0.61%
As % of the General category 1.36% 1.15% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 72 95
Median daily rate £455 £458 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +14.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £336 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £525
% change year-on-year -5.55% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £29.50 £17.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.01% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -41.17%  

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8671 9889 9922
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 44.79% 44.66% 46.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6082 7172 7012
Median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 106 113
Median hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +18.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £55.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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
City of London +7 9 £425 +2.71% 4
Brentford -2 6 £388 -18.42% 3
Docklands, London -3 2 £600 +51.89%
Canary Wharf - 2 £450 -
Uxbridge - 2 £459 -
Westminster - 1 £375 -
Hackney - 1 £375 -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 63 (27.39%) SAP
2 58 (25.22%) Finance
3 40 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 35 (15.22%) Manufacturing
5 34 (14.78%) HTML
6 32 (13.91%) Project Management
6 32 (13.91%) GxP
7 31 (13.48%) FMCG
8 29 (12.61%) Retail
9 28 (12.17%) Validation
9 28 (12.17%) CSS
10 27 (11.74%) ERP
11 25 (10.87%) Service Management
12 24 (10.43%) ITIL
12 24 (10.43%) Web Development
12 24 (10.43%) HTML5
13 23 (10.00%) SQL
13 23 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (9.13%) ITSM
15 20 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (8.26%) Microsoft
16 19 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (7.83%) ServiceNow
18 17 (7.39%) MS Office
18 17 (7.39%) CMS
18 17 (7.39%) Life Science
19 16 (6.96%) Business Analysis
19 16 (6.96%) Quality Management
20 15 (6.52%) GMP
20 15 (6.52%) Business Intelligence

Pharmaceutical
Top Related 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 17 (7.39%) CMS
2 6 (2.61%) Confluence
3 4 (1.74%) SAS
3 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.30%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.87%) Drupal
5 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.87%) Liferay
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.43%) Documentum
6 1 (0.43%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.43%) MTS
6 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.43%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (7.39%) MS Office
2 14 (6.09%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.35%) MS Project
4 9 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.43%) InDesign
7 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (5.22%) SAP FSCM
2 11 (4.78%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 11 (4.78%) SAP FI
3 10 (4.35%) SAP CO
3 10 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (2.17%) SAP MM
5 3 (1.30%) SAP CRM
5 3 (1.30%) SAP GRC
5 3 (1.30%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.30%) TrackWise
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.87%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.87%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.87%) SAP MDG-BP
6 2 (0.87%) SAP MDG-F
6 2 (0.87%) SAP MDG-S
6 2 (0.87%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.87%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.87%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.87%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.61%) SaaS
2 3 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.30%) Veeva
3 2 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) GitHub
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.74%) LAN
2 3 (1.30%) DNS
2 3 (1.30%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.87%) WAN
4 1 (0.43%) DMZ
4 1 (0.43%) Firewall
4 1 (0.43%) Network Security
4 1 (0.43%) RFID
4 1 (0.43%) SMTP
4 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.43%) VoIP
4 1 (0.43%) WebEx
4 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.48%) Big Data
1 8 (3.48%) SAP BW
2 7 (3.04%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.74%) MySQL
5 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.30%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (1.30%) QlikView
6 3 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (1.30%) Spotfire
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.87%) FileMaker
7 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.87%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.87%) SAS EBI
8 1 (0.43%) DataStage
8 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (5.65%) JIRA
2 8 (3.48%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.87%) Subversion
5 1 (0.43%) Bower
5 1 (0.43%) Grunt
5 1 (0.43%) gulp
5 1 (0.43%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.43%) Maven
5 1 (0.43%) NUnit
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.43%) Protractor
5 1 (0.43%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.43%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 58 (25.22%) Finance
2 35 (15.22%) Manufacturing
3 29 (12.61%) Retail
4 9 (3.91%) Banking
5 7 (3.04%) Publishing
6 4 (1.74%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.30%) Billing
7 3 (1.30%) Legal
7 3 (1.30%) Marketing
8 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) French Language
Job Titles
1 47 (20.43%) Developer
2 46 (20.00%) Analyst
2 46 (20.00%) Consultant
3 29 (12.61%) Project Manager
4 25 (10.87%) SAP Consultant
5 20 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 19 (8.26%) Architect
7 17 (7.39%) ServiceNow Developer
8 13 (5.65%) Data Analyst
9 10 (4.35%) Validation Consultant
10 9 (3.91%) Functional Consultant
10 9 (3.91%) IT Manager
11 8 (3.48%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (3.48%) Project Analyst
11 8 (3.48%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 8 (3.48%) SAP MM Consultant
11 8 (3.48%) Senior Manager
12 7 (3.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (3.04%) SAP CO Consultant
12 7 (3.04%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.78%) HTML
2 28 (12.17%) CSS
3 24 (10.43%) HTML5
4 6 (2.61%) Middleware
4 6 (2.61%) XML
5 5 (2.17%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.74%) .NET
6 4 (1.74%) CSS3
6 4 (1.74%) J2EE
7 3 (1.30%) Django
7 3 (1.30%) EDI
7 3 (1.30%) Flask
7 3 (1.30%) jQuery
7 3 (1.30%) REST
7 3 (1.30%) SAP Business Workflow
7 3 (1.30%) Web Services
8 2 (0.87%) Laravel
8 2 (0.87%) Play Framework
8 2 (0.87%) RESTful
8 2 (0.87%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.48%) FMCG
2 19 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.39%) Life Science
4 8 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.48%) Pharmacovigilance
5 6 (2.61%) Linked Data
5 6 (2.61%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.17%) LIMS
6 5 (2.17%) User Experience
7 4 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.74%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.30%) NHS
8 3 (1.30%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.30%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.87%) Biotechnology
9 2 (0.87%) CMDB
9 2 (0.87%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.91%) Unix
2 6 (2.61%) Android
2 6 (2.61%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.74%) Windows
4 3 (1.30%) Linux
5 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) Fedora
6 1 (0.43%) SUSE
6 1 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.91%) Project Management
2 28 (12.17%) Validation
3 27 (11.74%) ERP
4 25 (10.87%) Service Management
5 24 (10.43%) ITIL
5 24 (10.43%) Web Development
6 23 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (9.13%) ITSM
8 20 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (6.96%) Business Analysis
9 16 (6.96%) Quality Management
10 15 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (6.09%) Data Analysis
11 14 (6.09%) Document Management
12 13 (5.65%) Change Control
12 13 (5.65%) SAP Implementation
13 11 (4.78%) Change Management
13 11 (4.78%) PRINCE2
13 11 (4.78%) QMS
13 11 (4.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 23 (10.00%) SQL
3 14 (6.09%) Java
4 7 (3.04%) VBA
5 6 (2.61%) PHP
5 6 (2.61%) SPARQL
6 5 (2.17%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.17%) Python
7 4 (1.74%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.30%) C#
8 3 (1.30%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.87%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.43%) ABAP
10 1 (0.43%) C
10 1 (0.43%) C++
10 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.43%) Perl
10 1 (0.43%) Scala
10 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (6.09%) Degree
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (0.87%) SAP Certification
2 2 (0.87%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.43%) APMP
3 1 (0.43%) CCA
3 1 (0.43%) CISA
3 1 (0.43%) CRISC
3 1 (0.43%) CSQA
3 1 (0.43%) ISEB
3 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.43%) MBA
3 1 (0.43%) MCSE
3 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.91%) GxP
2 15 (6.52%) GMP
3 14 (6.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (3.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.17%) Data Quality
5 5 (2.17%) PMO
6 4 (1.74%) GAMP
7 3 (1.30%) GCP
7 3 (1.30%) GLP
7 3 (1.30%) HL7
7 3 (1.30%) QA
8 1 (0.43%) COBIT
8 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.43%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.43%) Docker
1 1 (0.43%) GPFS
1 1 (0.43%) NFS
1 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.43%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (27.39%) SAP
2 19 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.83%) ServiceNow
4 7 (3.04%) Oracle
5 5 (2.17%) AppDynamics
5 5 (2.17%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.74%) Tableau
7 3 (1.30%) Adobe
7 3 (1.30%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.30%) FXall
7 3 (1.30%) Reuters
8 2 (0.87%) BMC
8 2 (0.87%) CA
8 2 (0.87%) Cognos
8 2 (0.87%) Google
8 2 (0.87%) HEAT Software
8 2 (0.87%) HP
9 1 (0.43%) Casewise
9 1 (0.43%) Infoflex
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