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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 33 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Life Science 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.31% 2.21% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.77% 8.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £451 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.89% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +2.50%
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
106 104 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.64% 25.49% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 64
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £275 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 6
Median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -16.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £15.29 £28.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.50 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) webMethods
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Clinical Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Clinical Data Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Clinical Project Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Clinical Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Clinical Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) webMethods