The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
England / East of England
Rank 116 110 127
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing Life Science 9 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.55% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 1.90% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £338 £350 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £465
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - £32.50

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
675 683 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.78% 28.97% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 387 385
Median daily rate £350 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 88 58
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Life Science
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Life Science Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Cambridgeshire -1 7 £338 -3.57% 4
Essex +1 2 - -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Biology
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (20.00%) Spotfire
3 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) MOS
3 2 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) Clinical Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Clinical Data Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Clinical Project Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Clinical Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SAS Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) Swing
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Biology
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (20.00%) Clinical Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MOS
2 2 (20.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) webMethods