The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Life Science 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £82.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +65.00%
Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
231 123 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.38% 14.71% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 56 107
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £167 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 23
Average hourly rate £15.35 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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High Wycombe - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Documentum
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Tridion
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (100.00%) Social Network
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) Dublin Core
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe CQ

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Documentum
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Tridion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (100.00%) Social Network
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Dublin Core
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe