CRA Vacancy Market Update – 9nd June 2014

The Clinical Research Associate jobs market bounces back with contract roles remaining steady and permanent vacancies leaping back up.

Each week CK Clinical is creating a picture of the CRA job 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.

This week’s summary is for week commencing 9th June 2014 and relates to CRA vacancies posted on

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

Our results showed that from these job boards a total of 797 / 653 CRA jobs were published last week (which is a bounce back from last weeks 653). 622 roles being permanent (vs 506 last week) and 175 as contract (vs 147 last week).

This shows consistency in what we have been observing in the last month or so with the CRA market for temporary and contract staff has remaining reasonably stable but the permanent market fluctuating more.


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