The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 28 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 68 68
Rank change year-on-year +20 0  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.39% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the General category 3.15% 0.30% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £49.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year -49.23% +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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 254 332 318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 44.02% 37.86% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 269 181
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.61 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.98% +40.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.76 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £25.00 £37.50
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Reading

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Reading

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Reading over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in Reading

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Privacy
3 3 (37.50%) GDPR
4 2 (25.00%) BCP
4 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) ISO 22301
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) Ehcache
5 1 (12.50%) Scala
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Akka
5 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Information Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Akka
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Ehcache
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Privacy
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) BCP
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Scala
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) GDPR
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 22301
4 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley