Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 19 August 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 > North West
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 146 153
Rank change year-on-year -31 +7 -88
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 37 61 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.61% 1.06% 1.19%
As % of the General category 2.21% 2.98% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 12
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £313 £343 £319
90th Percentile £625 £538 £537
England median daily rate £435 £445 £450
% change year-on-year -2.25% -1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 1
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -65.85% +192.86%
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.70 £40.50
90th Percentile £26.40 £16.80 £41.50
England median hourly rate £34.50 £27.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +27.78% - +20.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,675 2,047 2,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.51% 35.44% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,012 1,231 1,506
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £238 £259
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 95 82
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £22.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -19.27% -22.14%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.75 £12.12
90th Percentile £43.00 £50.53 £49.57
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +8.51% +4.44%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the North West over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the North West over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Cheshire -20 28 £425 -1.45% 5
Lancashire -10 5 - - 6
Manchester -26 4 £463 +23.33% 8
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Project Management
3 8 (21.62%) Degree
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Validation
5 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.51%) SAP
6 5 (13.51%) Hyperion
6 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
6 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.81%) ISO 13485
7 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (10.81%) Analytics
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.81%) Dutch Language
7 4 (10.81%) French Language
7 4 (10.81%) German Language
7 4 (10.81%) Italian Language
7 4 (10.81%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (10.81%) Russian Language
7 4 (10.81%) Spanish Language
7 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Adobe
7 4 (10.81%) Python
7 4 (10.81%) Java
8 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (8.11%) XML
8 3 (8.11%) Perl
8 3 (8.11%) HTML

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (8.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) CA PPM
1 1 (2.70%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.70%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.70%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.41%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (2.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.70%) Serverless
3 1 (2.70%) Veeva
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (5.41%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) HBase
3 1 (2.70%) MS Access
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.70%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Grunt
2 1 (2.70%) gulp
2 1 (2.70%) Hudson
2 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.70%) Mocha
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.81%) Dutch Language
3 4 (10.81%) French Language
3 4 (10.81%) German Language
3 4 (10.81%) Italian Language
3 4 (10.81%) Portuguese Language
3 4 (10.81%) Russian Language
3 4 (10.81%) Spanish Language
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
5 2 (5.41%) Marketing
6 1 (2.70%) Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Author
5 2 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Data Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) SAP Data Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.41%) Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Web Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
1 3 (8.11%) React
1 3 (8.11%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) Ajax
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) Node.js
3 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.70%) boto
3 1 (2.70%) CSS3
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) JSP
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) Sass
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) NHS
1 3 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (8.11%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Validation
4 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.81%) Analytics
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) CAPA
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) ERP
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) Content Management
7 2 (5.41%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (5.41%) ETL
7 2 (5.41%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.81%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.41%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO 13485
2 3 (8.11%) QA
3 2 (5.41%) GLP
3 2 (5.41%) PMO
4 1 (2.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (2.70%) COSHH
4 1 (2.70%) GAMP
4 1 (2.70%) GMP
4 1 (2.70%) GxP
4 1 (2.70%) IEC 62304
4 1 (2.70%) ISO 9000
4 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) KVM
2 1 (2.70%) QEMU
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Hyperion
1 5 (13.51%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) Adobe
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Talend
4 1 (2.70%) Ariba
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Tealium