The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Life Science 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.53% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £359 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.77% -10.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-58.23% +203.57%
Life Science
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
228 186 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.12% 25.76% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 124 112
Median daily rate £375 £335 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Median hourly rate £10.60 £12.43 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% -5.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Life Science
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 4 (100.00%) GMP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (100.00%) Logistics
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Logistics
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) GMP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft