CRA Vacancies Market – 21st 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 21st 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 of  794 CRA jobs were published in the last week:

  • 656 permanent roles
  • 138 contract roles

CRA jobs have ended the year 44% up on the previous years job numbers but still down by 6% on last weeks numbers. Overall 2015 has been a great year for job seeking CRA’s. Our learnings for the year include:

  • The weekly average is 877 jobs
  • September was a very strong month, with April and May providing strong job numbers
  • Overall the volume of CRA jobs being advertised has grown by 48%

Lets hope 2016 sees job numbers continue to grow

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