The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £365 £488
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -25.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £23.75 -
% change year-on-year
-41.05% -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
287 418 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.20% 34.07% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 216 166
Median daily rate £425 £361 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £454 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% -18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £31.60 £20.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Life Science Daily Rate 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