Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 19 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 - 80
Rank change year-on-year - +80 -17
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 3 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.29% - 0.99%
As % of the General category 1.55% - 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
West Sussex median daily rate - - £350
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £24.02 - -
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -19.44% +10.77% +30.00%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 193 329 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 18.63% 26.01% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 197 194
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £238 £262 £302
90th Percentile £510 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 15
West Sussex median hourly rate £24.51 £34.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +112.50% -1.48%
10th Percentile £16.93 £12.79 £9.78
90th Percentile £42.73 £44.50 £38.50
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +28.57%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in West Sussex

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in West Sussex

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in West Sussex

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Base SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Base SAS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing