Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 426 349 411
Rank change year-on-year -77 +62 -39
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 217 256 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.61% 0.46%
As % of the General category 1.05% 1.33% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 133 125
London median daily rate £435 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +0.90%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £266
90th Percentile £637 £625 £604
England median daily rate £426 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.28% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 8
London median hourly rate £38.75 £23.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.89% +4.44% -38.36%
10th Percentile £35.75 £13.05 £15.67
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.20 £47.38
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +26.09% +2.22%

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 20,738 19,298 20,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.60% 46.05% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,928 13,699 14,715
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 199 207
London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.94% +1.19% +4.19%
10th Percentile £14.65 £11.49 £10.00
90th Percentile £53.38 £50.75 £48.55
England median hourly rate £26.93 £24.45 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.14% -2.20% +11.11%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
West London -27 93 £406 -2.81% 12
Central London -26 12 £465 +37.78% 17
South London -46 3 - -
East London -21 1 - - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 52 (23.96%) Project Management
2 46 (21.20%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (18.43%) SAP
5 37 (17.05%) ERP
6 34 (15.67%) Microsoft
6 34 (15.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 33 (15.21%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (13.36%) FMCG
9 28 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (12.90%) Finance
10 23 (10.60%) Change Management
10 23 (10.60%) ITIL
11 22 (10.14%) PRINCE2
12 21 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 20 (9.22%) Visualisation
13 20 (9.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (8.76%) Tableau
14 19 (8.76%) Business Analysis
14 19 (8.76%) Manufacturing
15 18 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (8.29%) SQL
16 17 (7.83%) UML
16 17 (7.83%) BusinessObjects
16 17 (7.83%) PMI Certification
16 17 (7.83%) Translating Business Requirements
16 17 (7.83%) Spotfire
16 17 (7.83%) Data Visualisation
17 16 (7.37%) CDISC
17 16 (7.37%) Cognos

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 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.46%) Liferay
3 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.46%) SAS
3 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 34 (15.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.46%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 13 (5.99%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (3.69%) SAP ERP
3 5 (2.30%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.92%) JDE World
4 2 (0.92%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.92%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.92%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.92%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.46%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.46%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.46%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.46%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.46%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (0.46%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.46%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.46%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.46%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.46%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.99%) Dynamics 365
2 9 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.38%) Data Lake Analytics
3 3 (1.38%) SaaS
3 3 (1.38%) Veeva
4 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.92%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (0.92%) GitHub
4 2 (0.92%) IaaS
4 2 (0.92%) Office 365
4 2 (0.92%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.30%) SMTP
2 4 (1.84%) DKIM
2 4 (1.84%) DMARC
2 4 (1.84%) DNS
3 2 (0.92%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.92%) Firewall
3 2 (0.92%) VoIP
4 1 (0.46%) Intranet
4 1 (0.46%) Network Security
4 1 (0.46%) Profibus
4 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.46%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.83%) BusinessObjects
1 17 (7.83%) Spotfire
2 9 (4.15%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.30%) Big Data
4 5 (2.30%) Power BI
4 5 (2.30%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.84%) QlikView
6 3 (1.38%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.38%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.38%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.92%) DataStage
7 2 (0.92%) MySQL
7 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.92%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.46%) MS Access
8 1 (0.46%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Protractor
2 3 (1.38%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.38%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.92%) JHipster
3 2 (0.92%) JIRA
3 2 (0.92%) Maven
3 2 (0.92%) Toad
3 2 (0.92%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.46%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.46%) SonarQube
General
1 28 (12.90%) Finance
2 19 (8.76%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.30%) Marketing
4 4 (1.84%) French Language
5 3 (1.38%) Retail
6 2 (0.92%) Advertising
6 2 (0.92%) Back Office
6 2 (0.92%) Banking
6 2 (0.92%) German Language
6 2 (0.92%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.92%) Legal
6 2 (0.92%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (26.27%) Analyst
2 26 (11.98%) Business Analyst
3 20 (9.22%) Project Manager
4 19 (8.76%) Developer
5 18 (8.29%) Architect
5 18 (8.29%) Consultant
6 16 (7.37%) Data Analyst
7 10 (4.61%) Data Architect
7 10 (4.61%) Programmer
8 8 (3.69%) Data Programmer
9 7 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (3.23%) SAP Manager
10 6 (2.76%) ERP Manager
11 5 (2.30%) Cognos Programmer
11 5 (2.30%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.30%) ERP Project Manager
11 5 (2.30%) Integration Specialist
11 5 (2.30%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.15%) CSS
1 9 (4.15%) HTML
2 8 (3.69%) XML
3 5 (2.30%) AngularJS
3 5 (2.30%) jQuery
3 5 (2.30%) Spring
3 5 (2.30%) Web Services
3 5 (2.30%) XSLT
4 4 (1.84%) HTML5
5 3 (1.38%) CSS3
5 3 (1.38%) JSON
5 3 (1.38%) Spring Boot
5 3 (1.38%) XML Schema
6 2 (0.92%) Angular 2
6 2 (0.92%) Backbone.js
6 2 (0.92%) EDI
6 2 (0.92%) Node.js
6 2 (0.92%) RequireJS
6 2 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 46 (21.20%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (13.36%) FMCG
3 13 (5.99%) PMI
4 10 (4.61%) Analytical Mindset
4 10 (4.61%) Life Science
4 10 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.61%) User Experience
5 9 (4.15%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.76%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.30%) NHS
7 5 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.38%) AS400
8 3 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.92%) Replication
9 2 (0.92%) SCADA
9 2 (0.92%) Social Media
10 1 (0.46%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.46%) LIMS
10 1 (0.46%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.76%) Windows
2 4 (1.84%) Linux
3 3 (1.38%) VMS
3 3 (1.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.96%) Project Management
2 42 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (17.05%) ERP
4 33 (15.21%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (10.60%) Change Management
6 23 (10.60%) ITIL
7 22 (10.14%) PRINCE2
8 20 (9.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (9.22%) Visualisation
9 19 (8.76%) Business Analysis
10 18 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (7.83%) Data Visualisation
11 17 (7.83%) Translating Business Requirements
11 17 (7.83%) UML
12 15 (6.91%) Data Modelling
12 15 (6.91%) Six Sigma
13 14 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
13 14 (6.45%) Scrum
13 14 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.29%) SQL
2 14 (6.45%) Java
3 13 (5.99%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.30%) R
5 4 (1.84%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.84%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.38%) Java 8
6 3 (1.38%) U-SQL
7 2 (0.92%) ES6
7 2 (0.92%) Python
7 2 (0.92%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.46%) ABAP
8 1 (0.46%) C++
8 1 (0.46%) Scala
8 1 (0.46%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (7.83%) PMI Certification
2 14 (6.45%) ISEB
3 12 (5.53%) Degree
4 11 (5.07%) CBAP
4 11 (5.07%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.76%) SAP Certification
6 5 (2.30%) PMP
7 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.46%) CCA
8 1 (0.46%) CISA
8 1 (0.46%) CISM
8 1 (0.46%) CISSP
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.46%) CRISC
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.37%) CDISC
2 12 (5.53%) Data Quality
3 11 (5.07%) PMO
4 7 (3.23%) SLA
5 5 (2.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 5 (2.30%) GxP
5 5 (2.30%) QA
6 4 (1.84%) GMP
7 2 (0.92%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.46%) GAMP
8 1 (0.46%) HL7
8 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.38%) Docker
3 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) Ansible
2 1 (0.46%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) Mesos
Vendors
1 40 (18.43%) SAP
2 34 (15.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.76%) Tableau
4 16 (7.37%) Cognos
5 10 (4.61%) Oracle
6 9 (4.15%) Workday
7 8 (3.69%) JD Edwards
8 5 (2.30%) Informatica
9 4 (1.84%) Alteryx
10 3 (1.38%) Adobe
10 3 (1.38%) Remedy
10 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.38%) Talend
11 2 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.46%) Casewise
12 1 (0.46%) Facebook
12 1 (0.46%) Infor
12 1 (0.46%) Planview
12 1 (0.46%) Twitter
12 1 (0.46%) VMware