The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 68 45
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.35% 0.66%
As % of the General category - 1.32% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £460 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £525
% change year-on-year -5.55% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -41.17%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 132 151 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 23.66% 26.22% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 113 82
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £296 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.50% +40.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.07 £25.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £67.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in South Wales

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in South Wales

Pharmaceutical
Top 9 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (50.00%) GAMP
1 1 (50.00%) GxP
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Validation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (50.00%) GAMP
1 1 (50.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP