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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 24 32
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.63% 0.60%
As % of the General category - 2.44% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £320 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £525
% change year-on-year -5.55% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 38 41 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 27.74% 25.79% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 27
Median daily rate £413 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Staffordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in Staffordshire