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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - - 73
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - - 0.10%
As % of the General category - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £525
% change year-on-year -1.16% -18.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £24.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +25.25% -41.76%  

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 284 340 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 42.90% 33.93% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 148 111
Median daily rate £413 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +3.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -17.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Reading

Pharmaceutical
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

Pharmaceutical
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WCF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL