CRA Vacancies Market – 14th of December 2015

Whether you are a CRA looking for a new role or an employer seeking new CRAs to join your team, keeping up to date with industry news that impacts you is essential as the pharmaceutical jobs market in the UK moves incredibly fast.

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 14th of December 2015 relates to CRA vacancies posted on:

  • New Scientist
  • Monster
  • CV Library
  • Emedcareers
  • Pharmiweb
  • Willey job network
  • Access Science jobs.

Our results showed that on these job boards a total 845 of CRA jobs were published in the last week:

  • 708 permanent roles
  • 137 contract roles

Unsurprisingly the volume of CRA jobs being advertised has continued to decrease, with 209 fewer positions than two weeks ago. Interestingly, when comparing the total number of jobs being advertised this year against last year, there has been a 54% growth in jobs which highlights how much stronger the job market has been throughout 2015. Lets hope this growth continues into 2016!

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