The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs citing Life Science 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.27% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
-34.88% -
Life Science
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
114 105 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.93% 27.93% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 53 48
Median daily rate £400 £315 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £430 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 18
Median hourly rate £18.00 £38.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +39.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £13.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (66.67%) Biology
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) Docker
4 3 (50.00%) GPFS
4 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (50.00%) Ganglia
4 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) Puppet
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) FTP
4 3 (50.00%) NFS
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) Nagios

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Django
2 2 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) D3.js
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Biology
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Bioinformatics
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
1 3 (50.00%) GPFS
1 3 (50.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ganglia
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat