The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 132 117 113
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Life Science 5 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.39% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 1.40% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
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£300 £501 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.05% +66.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £506 £500 £279
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +79.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £82.50
% change year-on-year
-29.41% -48.48%
Life Science
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
714 788 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.30% 28.07% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 385 205
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 34
Average hourly rate £17.22 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.08 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Life Science across the Berkshire region.

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Life Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Life Science Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the Berkshire region.

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science.

1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
2 3 (23.08%) Ontologies
2 3 (23.08%) SPARQL
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Semantic Web
2 3 (23.08%) Linked Data
2 3 (23.08%) RDF
2 3 (23.08%) W3C
2 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) SAP HCM
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Android

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HCM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Ontologist
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (7.69%) Visualforce
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) W3C
1 3 (23.08%) Ontologies
1 3 (23.08%) Semantic Web
1 3 (23.08%) Linked Data
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) RDF
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SPARQL
2 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SunGard
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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