The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 50 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Life Science 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.85% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 3.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £451 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.26% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-58.23% +203.57%
Life Science
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
140 219 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.32% 26.48% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 113 126
Median daily rate £350 £390 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 43
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.77 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.64% -42.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.15 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +13 1 - - 5
Life Science
East of England

Life Science
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods