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Our tracking is based on each week screening some of the UKs leading vacancy boards for how many CRA jobs have been advertised within the last 7 days. As always, there is likely to be some repetition across jobs boards and some duplicate posting but our goal is to build up a picture of trends over time.
This week’s summary for week commencing the 11th of April 2016 relates to CRA vacancies posted on:
- New Scientist
- CV Library
- Willey job network
- Access Science jobs.
Our results showed that on these job boards a total of 405 CRA jobs were published in the last week:
- 328 permanent roles
- 77 contract roles
Unfortunately clinical jobs have continued to drop over the last week with a further 27% decline. Both permanent and contract jobs have been equally affected by this which implies to us that it is a knock on effect of the tax year concluding. Next week’s report should hopefully see the start recovery as new budgets will have been released and recruitment strategies confirmed.
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