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 3 months to 24 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 / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 103 48
Rank change year-on-year -2 -55  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 30 52 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.03% 1.36% 3.07%
As % of the General category 3.18% 4.14% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 41
Median daily rate £438 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -11.50% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £41.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.85% +192.85%  
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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 944 1256 1332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.55% 32.97% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 801 741
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 40 42
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £16.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +25.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.73 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 24 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
Cheshire +2 21 £439 -12.25% 1
Manchester +15 7 £413 +56.39% 6
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Project Management
3 11 (21.57%) SAP
3 11 (21.57%) Data Analysis
4 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (13.73%) HTML
6 7 (13.73%) Java
6 7 (13.73%) CSS
6 7 (13.73%) Front End Development
7 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 6 (11.76%) Degree
7 6 (11.76%) Life Science
7 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (9.80%) VBA
8 5 (9.80%) MS Access
8 5 (9.80%) Linux
8 5 (9.80%) Python
8 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.80%) Hyperion
8 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.80%) DevOps
9 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
9 4 (7.84%) HTML5
9 4 (7.84%) REST
9 4 (7.84%) SAP FI
9 4 (7.84%) MS Visio

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 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) Documentum
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP CO
1 4 (7.84%) SAP FI
1 4 (7.84%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.96%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.96%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) MS Access
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) EDMS
3 1 (1.96%) Essbase
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.96%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.96%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.96%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.96%) ERwin
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Dutch Language
3 2 (3.92%) French Language
3 2 (3.92%) German Language
3 2 (3.92%) Italian Language
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.96%) Russian Language
4 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Project Manager
3 10 (19.61%) Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Data Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Angular Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (5.88%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 2 (3.92%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.92%) SAP Developer
8 2 (3.92%) SAP Financial Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Supply Chain Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) CSS
1 7 (13.73%) HTML
2 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.84%) HTML5
3 4 (7.84%) REST
4 3 (5.88%) Angular 2
4 3 (5.88%) Spring
5 2 (3.92%) IDoc
5 2 (3.92%) XML
6 1 (1.96%) Ajax
6 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.96%) CSS3
6 1 (1.96%) DOM
6 1 (1.96%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) MDX
6 1 (1.96%) Node.js
6 1 (1.96%) React
6 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.96%) Web Services
6 1 (1.96%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Life Science
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) LIMS
4 1 (1.96%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) FMCG
4 1 (1.96%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.96%) PMI
4 1 (1.96%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Project Management
2 11 (21.57%) Data Analysis
3 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.73%) Front End Development
5 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.80%) DevOps
6 4 (7.84%) Migration
6 4 (7.84%) Validation
7 3 (5.88%) Analytics
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Data Entry
7 3 (5.88%) ERP
7 3 (5.88%) ETL
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) TDD
7 3 (5.88%) Time Management
7 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.73%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) Python
3 5 (9.80%) VBA
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) TypeScript
4 3 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) ABAP
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) CCNA
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.92%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.88%) GMP
1 3 (5.88%) GxP
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Ansible
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) SAP
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) Hyperion
4 3 (5.88%) Acronis
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.92%) Talend
5 2 (3.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe
6 1 (1.96%) CA
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) IDERA
6 1 (1.96%) Informatica
6 1 (1.96%) Remedy
6 1 (1.96%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.96%) Workday
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