The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 28 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 111 109
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2  
Contract jobs citing Pharmaceutical 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.60% 0.051% 0.11%
As % of the General category 1.81% 0.15% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £525
% change year-on-year -5.55% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 441 678 687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 32.96% 34.70% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 478 439
Median daily rate £415 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +1.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 19
Median hourly rate £30.50 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.61% -62.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £9.00 £16.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £19.35 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pharmaceutical in West Yorkshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pharmaceutical in West Yorkshire

Pharmaceutical
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Pharmaceutical in West Yorkshire

Pharmaceutical
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leeds +17 8 £350 - 1
Pharmaceutical
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Application Discovery
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Biostatistics
4 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) Scorecard

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Service Representative
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Application Discovery
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Biostatistics
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft