The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 29 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.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 126 120
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the General category 1.24% 0.43% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Median daily rate £550 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.87% -24.70%  
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 643 702 760
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.73% 25.56% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 404 385
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £504 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 60
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.81 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.70% -32.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £39.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Coventry - 6 £488 -
Birmingham +1 2 £550 - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

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

1 20 (86.96%) SAP
1 20 (86.96%) Retail
2 18 (78.26%) SAP Implementation
3 10 (43.48%) Procure-to-Pay
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) Order to Cash
5 5 (21.74%) SAP CAR
5 5 (21.74%) SAP HANA
6 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) SAP SD
6 4 (17.39%) SAP MM
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) SAP FI
7 3 (13.04%) SAP BW
7 3 (13.04%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (13.04%) SAP CO
7 3 (13.04%) SAP POS DM
8 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
8 2 (8.70%) Lumira
8 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.70%) SAP ERP
8 2 (8.70%) Banking
8 2 (8.70%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (8.70%) SAP ALE
8 2 (8.70%) SAP APO
8 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (8.70%) XML
8 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (8.70%) ERP

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SAP CAR
2 4 (17.39%) SAP MM
2 4 (17.39%) SAP SD
3 3 (13.04%) SAP CO
3 3 (13.04%) SAP FI
3 3 (13.04%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (13.04%) SAP POS DM
4 2 (8.70%) SAP APO
4 2 (8.70%) SAP ERP
4 2 (8.70%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (4.35%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (4.35%) SAP MDG
5 1 (4.35%) SAP MDG-BP
5 1 (4.35%) SAP MDG-F
5 1 (4.35%) SAP MDG-S
5 1 (4.35%) SAP MDM
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Retail
5 1 (4.35%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SAP HANA
2 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) SAP BW
4 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) Lumira
General
1 20 (86.96%) Retail
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (8.70%) Healthcare Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Healthcare Project Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
2 2 (8.70%) SAP APO Expert
2 2 (8.70%) Workstream Lead
3 1 (4.35%) Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Pricing Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Architect
3 1 (4.35%) SAP CO Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) SAP FI Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) SAP MDM Expert
3 1 (4.35%) SAP P2P Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SAP ALE
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) SAP Implementation
2 10 (43.48%) Procure-to-Pay
3 9 (39.13%) Order to Cash
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) SAP