CRA Vacancies Market – 20th May 2016

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 20th May 2016 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 of 775 CRA jobs were published in the last week:

  • 631 permanent roles
  • 144 contract roles

There has been some growth in the number of CRA jobs with a further 95 jobs advertised, boosting the number of permanent and temporary clinical jobs. This is the first time in eight weeks that CRA jobs have exceeded 700, and following a few weeks of fluctuating numbers. Hopefully we will see this continue next week.

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