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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmacovigilance
UK
Rank 601 637 621
Rank change year-on-year +36 -16  
Contract jobs citing Pharmacovigilance 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.024% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £450 £455 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.09% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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 14315 16559 16101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.01% 31.12% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9233 10794 9724
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 560 677
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Pharmacovigilance
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Pharmacovigilance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pharmacovigilance.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmacovigilance in the UK

Pharmacovigilance
Top 5 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 26 March 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 +43 8 £450 -1.09%
London +33 7 £450 -1.09%
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Pharmacovigilance
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) GxP
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Biotechnology
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) PMO

Pharmacovigilance
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 10 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Architect
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%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) GxP
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft