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 1st November 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 680 CRA jobs were published in the last week:
- 594 permanent roles
- 86 contract roles
There has been a 10% drop in the volume of CRA jobs over the last week, with job numbers dropping from 758 to 680. Contract roles have been predominately impacted by this drop with 317 fewer temporary roles being advertised this week. In contrast permanent roles grew by 67%, with 239 new roles been added to our tracked job boards. The growth in contract roles over the past two weeks has been an abnormally and due to length of time it lasted could have been as a result of school term times.