The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 513 537 555
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +18
Contract jobs citing Life Science 90 84 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 29
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £162 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £503 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.34% +11.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.35 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.15 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +2.50%
Life Science
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14939 16833 16634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.58% 33.42% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9717 10723 10702
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 719 696
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in England

Life Science
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Life Science Daily Rate Histogram in England

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in England

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
London +32 39 £450 +28.57% 8
South East +25 26 £475 -5.00% 4
North West -12 15 £341 -3.94% 2
East of England -6 8 £375 -11.76% 4
South West - 1 £650 - 2
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 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 England region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 51 (34.23%) Manufacturing
2 49 (32.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (21.48%) Project Management
5 28 (18.79%) Microsoft
5 28 (18.79%) Degree
6 27 (18.12%) SAP
7 23 (15.44%) Finance
8 21 (14.09%) Java
9 20 (13.42%) Scrum
10 19 (12.75%) Validation
11 18 (12.08%) Data Management
11 18 (12.08%) PRINCE2
11 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (11.41%) SQL
12 17 (11.41%) Oracle
13 16 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (9.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 14 (9.40%) Marketing
14 14 (9.40%) PMI Certification
14 14 (9.40%) Windows
14 14 (9.40%) SDLC
14 14 (9.40%) QA
15 13 (8.72%) XML
15 13 (8.72%) ITIL
15 13 (8.72%) Migration
16 12 (8.05%) Quality Management
16 12 (8.05%) TDD
16 12 (8.05%) Business Analysis
16 12 (8.05%) MS Excel

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in 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 10 (6.71%) Documentum
2 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.68%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.01%) SAS
5 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.67%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.36%) MS Office
3 4 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.34%) MS Project
5 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (9.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (7.38%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (5.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (2.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (1.34%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.67%) Magento
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.67%) Primavera
6 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Office 365
2 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.36%) Veeva
3 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.68%) SaaS
3 4 (2.68%) Yammer
4 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.01%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) VoIP
2 4 (2.68%) Firewall
2 4 (2.68%) HTTP
3 2 (1.34%) DHCP
3 2 (1.34%) DNS
3 2 (1.34%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.34%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.34%) NAS
3 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.34%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.34%) WebEx
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) Network Security
4 1 (0.67%) RFID
4 1 (0.67%) SSL
4 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.36%) MySQL
3 5 (3.36%) Pentaho
4 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.01%) GIS
6 2 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.67%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.67%) DB2
7 1 (0.67%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.68%) JIRA
3 3 (2.01%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.34%) GitLab
4 2 (1.34%) Gradle
4 2 (1.34%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.34%) Maven
4 2 (1.34%) Subversion
5 1 (0.67%) Babel
General
1 51 (34.23%) Manufacturing
2 49 (32.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 23 (15.44%) Finance
4 14 (9.40%) Marketing
5 6 (4.03%) Back Office
6 5 (3.36%) Law
6 5 (3.36%) Retail
7 3 (2.01%) Banking
7 3 (2.01%) Front Office
7 3 (2.01%) Legal
8 2 (1.34%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.67%) Local Government
9 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (27.52%) Analyst
2 22 (14.77%) Developer
3 17 (11.41%) Business Analyst
4 14 (9.40%) Architect
5 13 (8.72%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.05%) Consultant
7 7 (4.70%) Documentum Architect
7 7 (4.70%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.03%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 6 (4.03%) IT Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (3.36%) Quality Manager
9 5 (3.36%) Scala Developer
9 5 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.36%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.68%) Change Analyst
10 4 (2.68%) QA Manager
10 4 (2.68%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.72%) XML
2 8 (5.37%) COM
3 5 (3.36%) Web Services
4 4 (2.68%) Akka
4 4 (2.68%) Play Framework
4 4 (2.68%) REST
5 3 (2.01%) HTML
5 3 (2.01%) J2EE
5 3 (2.01%) Visualforce
6 2 (1.34%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.34%) Apache CXF
6 2 (1.34%) Guice
6 2 (1.34%) HTML5
6 2 (1.34%) JMS
6 2 (1.34%) JPA
6 2 (1.34%) Middleware
6 2 (1.34%) Node.js
6 2 (1.34%) Spring
6 2 (1.34%) Swing
6 2 (1.34%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.71%) Biology
4 8 (5.37%) Chemistry
5 7 (4.70%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.70%) PMI
6 5 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.68%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.68%) LIMS
7 4 (2.68%) Linked Data
7 4 (2.68%) NHS
7 4 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.01%) Informatics
8 3 (2.01%) User Experience
9 2 (1.34%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.34%) FMCG
9 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.34%) Ontologies
9 2 (1.34%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.34%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.40%) Windows
2 7 (4.70%) Unix
2 7 (4.70%) Windows Server
2 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.03%) Linux
4 5 (3.36%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.01%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.34%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.67%) CentOS
7 1 (0.67%) Fedora
7 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.67%) Solaris
7 1 (0.67%) SUSE
7 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.48%) Project Management
3 20 (13.42%) Scrum
4 19 (12.75%) Validation
5 18 (12.08%) Data Management
5 18 (12.08%) PRINCE2
6 16 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (9.40%) SDLC
8 13 (8.72%) ITIL
8 13 (8.72%) Migration
9 12 (8.05%) BDD
9 12 (8.05%) Business Analysis
9 12 (8.05%) Quality Management
9 12 (8.05%) TDD
10 11 (7.38%) Change Management
10 11 (7.38%) ERP
10 11 (7.38%) Risk Management
11 10 (6.71%) CRM
11 10 (6.71%) Line Management
11 10 (6.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.09%) Java
2 17 (11.41%) SQL
3 9 (6.04%) C++
4 6 (4.03%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.36%) Scala
6 3 (2.01%) Apex Code
6 3 (2.01%) C#
6 3 (2.01%) PHP
6 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.01%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.67%) C
8 1 (0.67%) C-shell
8 1 (0.67%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.67%) JSX
8 1 (0.67%) Julia
8 1 (0.67%) Perl
8 1 (0.67%) Python
8 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (18.79%) Degree
2 14 (9.40%) PMI Certification
3 9 (6.04%) PMP
4 6 (4.03%) PhD
4 6 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.68%) MCP
6 4 (2.68%) MCSA
7 3 (2.01%) CBAP
7 3 (2.01%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.34%) MCSE
8 2 (1.34%) MOS
8 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.67%) CCNP
9 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.67%) HNC
9 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.40%) QA
2 9 (6.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (2.68%) GMP
4 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.34%) GxP
5 2 (1.34%) SLA
6 1 (0.67%) COBIT
6 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) Docker
3 1 (0.67%) GPFS
3 1 (0.67%) NFS
3 1 (0.67%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (1.34%) SCCM
1 2 (1.34%) WSUS
2 1 (0.67%) Legato
2 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.67%) SCOM
2 1 (0.67%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.12%) SAP
3 17 (11.41%) Oracle
4 11 (7.38%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.36%) Citrix
6 4 (2.68%) Cisco
6 4 (2.68%) Infor
6 4 (2.68%) NetSuite
6 4 (2.68%) Siebel
6 4 (2.68%) VMware
6 4 (2.68%) Wyse
7 3 (2.01%) Google
8 2 (1.34%) Adobe
8 2 (1.34%) HP
8 2 (1.34%) hybris
8 2 (1.34%) Polycom
8 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.34%) Saba
8 2 (1.34%) webMethods
9 1 (0.67%) Symantec
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