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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 38 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Life Science 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.03% 0.99% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.46% 4.32% -
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 £416 £365 £515
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -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 Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
134 139 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 27.24% 23.01% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 78 85
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £187 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £542 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 12
Median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £32.61 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.00 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Life Science Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +15 10 £313 -10.71% 10
Life Science
East of England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
1 6 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (35.71%) ERP
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
4 3 (21.43%) R
4 3 (21.43%) S-PLUS
4 3 (21.43%) Publishing
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) SAS
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) webMethods
4 3 (21.43%) Biometrics
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (14.29%) Swing
5 2 (14.29%) PhD
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Clinical Data Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) S-PLUS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Spotfire
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 6 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (21.43%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Programmer
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Clinical Data Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Clinical Project Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Clinical Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Data Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) ERP Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Lead Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Project Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) ERP Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Swing
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Biometrics
3 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (14.29%) Biology
4 2 (14.29%) Clinical Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) R
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) CDISC
2 1 (7.14%) GAMP
2 1 (7.14%) GxP
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) webMethods
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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