Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 45 39
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.23% 0.99%
As % of the General category - 0.99% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Staffordshire median daily rate - £398 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.05% -
West Midlands median daily rate £465 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -2.11% +2.70% +30.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £41.50 -

Pharmaceutical is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 85 101 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 32.95% 23.38% 36.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 71 72
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £259 £231 £251
90th Percentile £450 £550 £449
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Staffordshire median hourly rate £11.18 £12.18 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -1.42% -39.76%
10th Percentile £10.59 £12.09 £8.23
90th Percentile £11.76 £12.26 £16.22
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +90.63% -43.86% -9.52%

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