The Clinical Research Associate jobs market remains stable with a slight increase in permanent opportunities this week.
CK Clinical try to give you a picture of the state of the CRA jobs market in the UK. 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.
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 weeks summary for week commencing July 28th 2014 and relates to CRA vacancies posted on:
- New Scientist
- CV Library
- Willey job network
- Access Science jobs.
Our results showed that from these job boards a total of 748 CRA jobs were published last week (compared to 753 last week) which is up on the last two weeks and is up on the year average:
- 661 permanent roles
- 87 contract roles
Contracting roles have fallen in the past few weeks from a record high in March, and permanent roles averaging around 550 -700 per week.