The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 29 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)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.54% -
As % of the General category - 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 27 31 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 23.89% 16.67% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 37
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £285 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £544 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £13.35 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.18% -9.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £11.57 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £15.54 £16.73
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 Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Staffordshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Staffordshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Staffordshire