CRA Vacancies Market – 30th of March 2015

Each week CK Clinical tries 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 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 30th of March 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 845 CRA jobs were published in the last week, compared to 923 the week before with:

  • 751 permanent roles 
  • 94 contract roles 

The patter that has been emerging over the last six weeks has continued, with this week seeing a reduction in CRA jobs by 78 positions. Whether the upcoming Easter breaks will conclude the fluctuating pattern remains to be seen.

If you are looking for a CRA position click here to view our current roles

 

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CRA Vacancies Market – 23rd of March 2015

Each week CK Clinical tries 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 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 23rd of March 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 923 CRA jobs were published in the last week, compared to 780 the week before with:

  • 822 permanent roles 
  • 101 contract roles 

Following last weeks drop, and maintaining the pattern we have noticed, this week we have seen an 18% increase in CRA jobs, with a huge 23% increase in contract jobs alone. This also brings the volume of clinical jobs within the clinical research field to an all time high in 2015.

If you are looking for a CRA position click here to view our current roles

 

If you are looking to fill a CRA position please click here to contact us

 

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CRA Vacancy Market – 9th of March 2015

Each week CK Clinical tries 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 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 16th of March 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 780 CRA jobs were published in the last week, compared to 815 the week before with:

  • 698 permanent roles 
  • 82 contract roles 

There has been a drop of 35 CRA jobs in the past week split across permanent and contract roles. This drop seems to have become a regular occurrence with these clinical jobs, with them peaking one week and then dropping the next. Whether this is to be expected with all jobs having a limited advertising life span on job boards, or whether there is another influence we have yet to determine.

If you are looking for a CRA position click here to view our current roles

 

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CRA Vacancy Market – 9th of March 2015

Each week CK Clinical tries 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 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 9th of March 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 815 CRA jobs were published in the last week, compared to 645 the week before with:

  • 722 permanent roles 
  • 93 contract roles 

The clinical research associates job market has soared in the last week with permanent roles growing by 28% in a week, with a total increase of 170 jobs. This has not occurred historically so must be a direct reflection of the growing confidence in the sector which is creating a greater demand for pharmaceutical jobs.

 

If you are looking for a CRA position click here to view our current roles

 

If you are looking to fill a CRA position please click here to contact us

 

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CRA Vacancy Market – 2nd of March 2015

Each week CK Clinical tries 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 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 2nd of March 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 645 CRA jobs were published in the last week, compared to 788 the week before with:

  • 564 permanent roles 
  • 81 contract roles 

For the first time this year we have seen a decline in the volume of Clinical Research Associate jobs in the past week, with 143 fewer advertised roles in comparison to last week. However, the numbers available this week are reflective of the volumes available during the same period last year so indicating a possible pattern.

If you are looking for a CRA position click here to view our current roles

 

If you are looking to fill a CRA position please click here to contact us

 

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CRA Vacancy Market – 23rd of February 2015

Each week CK Clinical tries 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 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 16th of February 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 788 CRA jobs were published in the last week, compared to 747 the week before with:

  • 692 permanent roles 
  • 96 contract roles 

For the 8th week running the volume of CRA jobs has continued to increase. Growing by a further 5.5% this week, taking the total to a colossal 105% increase since the start of 2015. If you are considering a new CRA job now is a great time to do so!

If you are looking for a CRA position click here to view our current roles

 

If you are looking to fill a CRA position please click here to contact us

 

 

 

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CRA Vacancy Market – 16th of February 2015

Each week CK Clinical tries 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 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 16th of February 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 747 CRA jobs were published in the last week, compared to 692 the week before with:

  • 652 permanent roles 
  • 95 contract roles 

This marks another 8% growth from last weeks figure which brings the total growth in CRA jobs in the UK up to 94% since the start of 2015 and overtakes 2014 when comparing this date year on year. 2015 looks to be continuing its strong start and appears to be a very good year for job seekers

If you are looking for a CRA position click here to view our current roles

 

If you are looking to fill a CRA position please click here to contact us

 

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CRA Vacancy Market – 9th of February 2015

Each week CK Clinical tries 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 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 9th of February 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 692 CRA jobs were published in the last week, compared to 582 the week before with:

  • 616 permanent roles 
  • 76 contract roles 

This week marks 12 months of monitoring CRA vacancies in the UK. Throughout the course of the past year we have seen the volume of CRA jobs fluctuate but providing us with information such as:

  • 663 is the average number of jobs per month
  • December/January are slow periods for recruitment
  • There have not been any other seasonal impacts
  • Whilst this year there has 80% growth in jobs from the start of the year, we are still 21% less than this time last year

If you are looking for a CRA position click here to view our current roles

 

If you are looking to fill a CRA position please click here to contact us

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CRA Vacancy Market – 2nd of February 2015

Each week CK Clinical tries 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 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 2nd of February 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 582 CRA jobs were published in the last week, compared to 516 the week before with:

  • 514 permanent roles 
  • 68 contract roles 

Yet again the CRA vacancy market has grown, this week by over 12% which equates to 66 more jobs this week than last. 2015 is shaping up to be a good year for CRA’s to move jobs.

If you are looking for a CRA position click here to view our current roles

 

If you are looking to fill a CRA position please click here to contact us

 

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The KPMG/REC latest report on jobs released

The latest KPMG/REC Report on Jobs has been released and it makes very positive reading for the clinical science sectors. The pace of growth of permanent vacancies has continued with the increase nearly back to the same number as February’s record figures. The rise in temporary vacancies within the clinical field also has been dramatic, and while not as strong as the permanent side, there is still continued growth. The increased demand for permanent  staff  is a sign of the growing confidence employers have in the current market as are investing heavily in additional resources.

The report reflects what CK Clinical are seeing in the day to day job market with the decline in candidate availability and the fastest growth in permanent salaries since July 2007. As a consequence we are starting to see permanent salaries for clinical specialists rising above inflation rates for the first time in over 5 years. This is what we have needed in the clinical field to help attract new talent into the industry whilst retaining the highly skilled specialists in this field.

The clinical sector is among the fastest growing sectors in the economy, slightly behind science and engineering which is great news for our industry.

If you would like more information on this report or the current labour market contact Liam O Connell at loconnell@ckagroup.co.uk

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