The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmacovigilance in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmacovigilance 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.

Pharmacovigilance
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 612 644 643
Rank change year-on-year +32 -1  
Contract jobs citing Pharmacovigilance 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.013% 0.028% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
UK median daily rate £650 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.08% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Pharmacovigilance is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15670 17861 17809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.26% 33.25% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14461 16373 15825
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.23%  
10th Percentile £263 £255 £248
90th Percentile £663 £630 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 850 842
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +21.05%  
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.61 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.83 £49.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +27.77%  

Pharmacovigilance
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Pharmacovigilance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmacovigilance in the UK

Pharmacovigilance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmacovigilance in the UK

Pharmacovigilance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmacovigilance in the UK

Pharmacovigilance
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmacovigilance within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 2 £650 +78.08%
London +2 2 £650 +78.08%

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pharmacovigilance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Pharmacovigilance.

1 10 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Machine Learning
3 6 (60.00%) GxP
3 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Documentum
5 1 (10.00%) PMI
5 1 (10.00%) PMP
5 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) CMS
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) Biotechnology
5 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (10.00%) Confluence
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management

Pharmacovigilance
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) Documentum
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Biotechnology
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Machine Learning
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CAPM
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) GxP
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian