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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 January 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 784 CRA jobs were published in the last week:
- 642 permanent roles
- 142 contract roles
Last year saw the volume of Clinical Research jobs grow tremendously, and 2016 already looks to be following the same path. From last week there has been a 60% growth in advertised roles. Predominantly reflected in the volume of permanent roles which have seen a surge of 63%, however interim roles are also performing well and have seen a healthy increase of 46% in the past week.
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