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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 25 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Life Science 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.50% 1.52% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.90% 6.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £313 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £365 £515
% change year-on-year
+13.01% -29.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -45.00%

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
84 89 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.37% 22.59% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 52
Median daily rate £358 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £278 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 4
Median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £60.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Life Science Daily Rate Histogram 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 February 2017, 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 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Publishing
4 3 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (25.00%) webMethods
4 3 (25.00%) Biometrics
4 3 (25.00%) S-PLUS
4 3 (25.00%) SAS
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) R
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Clinical Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Spotfire
5 2 (16.67%) CDISC
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting

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 3 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) S-PLUS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Spotfire
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Programmer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Clinical Data Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Clinical Project Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Clinical Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 2 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Lead Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ERP
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Biometrics
3 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Clinical Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) R
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) CDISC
2 1 (8.33%) GAMP
2 1 (8.33%) GxP
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) webMethods
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
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