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 26 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)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 316 305
Rank change year-on-year +26 -11  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 135 102 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the General category 1.42% 1.08% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 88
Median daily rate £411 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.77% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £569 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £488 £375
% change year-on-year -9.23% +30.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.17% -  
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 London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9527 9416 10857
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 45.90% 44.05% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6834 6955 7826
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 105 118
Median hourly rate £22.25 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £10.01 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.03 £45.75 £52.17
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 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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 26 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
Brentford -2 10 £456 -0.43%
Stockley Park - 3 £288 -
Uxbridge -6 2 £244 -12.94% 2
City of London -8 2 £329 -6.07% 8
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 86 (34.13%) SAP
2 55 (21.83%) Finance
3 34 (13.49%) SAP CO
4 33 (13.10%) ERP
5 29 (11.51%) GxP
5 29 (11.51%) Project Management
6 28 (11.11%) SAP FI
6 28 (11.11%) SQL
6 28 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (11.11%) FMCG
7 27 (10.71%) SAP FI/CO
8 25 (9.92%) Manufacturing
8 25 (9.92%) Retail
9 24 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (9.52%) Validation
9 24 (9.52%) JavaScript
10 23 (9.13%) HTML
11 22 (8.73%) Banking
12 20 (7.94%) Migration
13 19 (7.54%) CSS
14 17 (6.75%) Life Science
14 17 (6.75%) SAP FSCM
14 17 (6.75%) HTML5
15 15 (5.95%) Java
15 15 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (5.95%) IDoc
16 14 (5.56%) Service Management
16 14 (5.56%) Analytics
17 13 (5.16%) Business Analysis
17 13 (5.16%) Quality Management

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 8 (3.17%) Documentum
2 7 (2.78%) CMS
3 6 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.98%) Confluence
4 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.79%) Drupal
5 2 (0.79%) IIS
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Kentico
6 1 (0.40%) Liferay
6 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.40%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.40%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (13.49%) SAP CO
2 28 (11.11%) SAP FI
3 27 (10.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 17 (6.75%) SAP FSCM
5 12 (4.76%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 6 (2.38%) TrackWise
7 5 (1.98%) SAP MM
8 4 (1.59%) SAP SD
9 3 (1.19%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.79%) SAP APO
11 1 (0.40%) Bankmaster
11 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.40%) SAP GRC
11 1 (0.40%) SAP PP
11 1 (0.40%) SAP QM
11 1 (0.40%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.17%) Veeva
2 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.79%) SaaS
3 2 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) LAN
1 2 (0.79%) WAN
2 1 (0.40%) DNS
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.40%) Network Security
2 1 (0.40%) RFID
2 1 (0.40%) SAN
2 1 (0.40%) Skype
2 1 (0.40%) SMTP
2 1 (0.40%) WebEx
2 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.97%) SAP BW
2 8 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.38%) Electronic Patient Records
3 6 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.98%) Big Data
4 5 (1.98%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.79%) MySQL
6 2 (0.79%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.79%) QlikView
7 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.40%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.40%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.40%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 12 (4.76%) JIRA
2 6 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.98%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.79%) gulp
4 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.79%) Maven
4 2 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.40%) Bower
5 1 (0.40%) Grunt
5 1 (0.40%) NUnit
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (21.83%) Finance
2 25 (9.92%) Manufacturing
2 25 (9.92%) Retail
3 22 (8.73%) Banking
4 5 (1.98%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.59%) Legal
5 4 (1.59%) Publishing
6 3 (1.19%) Billing
7 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 78 (30.95%) Consultant
2 53 (21.03%) SAP Consultant
3 36 (14.29%) Analyst
4 35 (13.89%) Developer
5 30 (11.90%) SAP CO Consultant
6 29 (11.51%) Architect
7 24 (9.52%) SAP FI Consultant
7 24 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 23 (9.13%) Project Manager
9 20 (7.94%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
10 12 (4.76%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 12 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.97%) SAP MM Consultant
11 10 (3.97%) Validation Consultant
12 9 (3.57%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (3.17%) IT Manager
13 8 (3.17%) Product Consultant
13 8 (3.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.13%) HTML
2 19 (7.54%) CSS
3 17 (6.75%) HTML5
4 15 (5.95%) IDoc
5 9 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 8 (3.17%) CSS3
7 7 (2.78%) jQuery
8 5 (1.98%) SAP Business Workflow
9 4 (1.59%) Angular 2
9 4 (1.59%) SAP Fiori
9 4 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.19%) .NET
10 3 (1.19%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.19%) EDI
10 3 (1.19%) Middleware
10 3 (1.19%) Spring
10 3 (1.19%) Web Services
10 3 (1.19%) XML
11 2 (0.79%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.11%) FMCG
2 17 (6.75%) Life Science
3 15 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.57%) Pharmacovigilance
5 8 (3.17%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.78%) NHS
7 6 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.98%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.98%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.98%) User Experience
9 4 (1.59%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.59%) Learning Management System
10 3 (1.19%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.19%) Linked Data
10 3 (1.19%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.79%) PMI
11 2 (0.79%) Social Media
12 1 (0.40%) EMC VMAX
12 1 (0.40%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.37%) Linux
2 7 (2.78%) Unix
2 7 (2.78%) Windows
3 6 (2.38%) Android
4 5 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) AIX
5 1 (0.40%) CentOS
5 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.10%) ERP
2 29 (11.51%) Project Management
3 28 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (9.52%) Validation
5 20 (7.94%) Migration
6 14 (5.56%) Analytics
6 14 (5.56%) Service Management
7 13 (5.16%) Business Analysis
7 13 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (5.16%) Quality Management
8 12 (4.76%) Change Management
8 12 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 12 (4.76%) ITIL
8 12 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
8 12 (4.76%) Web Development
9 11 (4.37%) PRINCE2
10 10 (3.97%) Data Modelling
10 10 (3.97%) Workflow
11 9 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.11%) SQL
2 24 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 15 (5.95%) Java
4 8 (3.17%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.38%) Python
6 5 (1.98%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.59%) PHP
8 3 (1.19%) SPARQL
9 2 (0.79%) ABAP
9 2 (0.79%) C#
9 2 (0.79%) Scala
9 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.79%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.79%) VBA
10 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.40%) C
10 1 (0.40%) C++
10 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (3.17%) Degree
2 6 (2.38%) SAP Certification
3 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.40%) APMP
4 1 (0.40%) CAPM
4 1 (0.40%) CSQA
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB
4 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.40%) MBA
4 1 (0.40%) PMP
4 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.51%) GxP
2 11 (4.37%) Data Quality
2 11 (4.37%) GMP
3 8 (3.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (2.78%) QA
5 5 (1.98%) PMO
6 4 (1.59%) HL7
7 3 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.79%) GAMP
8 2 (0.79%) GDPR
8 2 (0.79%) SLA
9 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.40%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) NFS
1 1 (0.40%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 8 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.40%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (0.40%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.40%) SnapMirror
3 1 (0.40%) SnapVault
3 1 (0.40%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 86 (34.13%) SAP
2 13 (5.16%) Oracle
3 10 (3.97%) Adobe
3 10 (3.97%) HP
4 9 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.98%) AppDynamics
6 5 (1.98%) Talend
7 4 (1.59%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.59%) Tableau
8 3 (1.19%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.19%) FXall
8 3 (1.19%) Informatica
8 3 (1.19%) Reuters
8 3 (1.19%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.79%) Ariba
9 2 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.79%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.79%) Remedy
9 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
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