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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 71 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Life Science 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.47% - 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £15.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+178.68% -64.53%
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
201 235 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.70% 28.31% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 125 114
Average daily rate £370 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £130 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.80 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £47.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 4 - - 7
Life Science
East of England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Biology
1 4 (80.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (40.00%) Terracotta
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Security
2 2 (40.00%) Django
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Wicket
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) OAuth
2 2 (40.00%) GitHub
2 2 (40.00%) OAuth2
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Lucene
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Internet

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Lucene
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Security
2 2 (40.00%) Django
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Wicket
2 2 (40.00%) OAuth
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) OAuth2
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Biology
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Terracotta
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
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