The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 537 529 525
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Life Science 32 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.056% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 15
Average daily rate
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£435 £513 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.12% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £410 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £513 £550
% change year-on-year
-4.82% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12543 12553 13378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.81% 27.01% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7693 7743 7854
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 504 553 700
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Life Science
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Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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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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
South East +7 17 £501 -2.34% 11
London -9 5 £381 -15.27% 7
East of England -16 5 £413 - 5
North West -4 2 £368 - 2
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Life Science
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Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 30 (39.47%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (22.37%) Finance
3 15 (19.74%) SAP
3 15 (19.74%) Semantic Web
4 14 (18.42%) RDF
5 13 (17.11%) Ontologies
6 12 (15.79%) SPARQL
6 12 (15.79%) Project Management
7 11 (14.47%) Manufacturing
7 11 (14.47%) Informatics
7 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
8 10 (13.16%) Linked Data
8 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
9 9 (11.84%) Triplestore
9 9 (11.84%) Degree
10 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (9.21%) W3C
11 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (9.21%) Analytics
12 6 (7.89%) Change Control
12 6 (7.89%) Data Integration
12 6 (7.89%) Chemistry
12 6 (7.89%) Bioinformatics
12 6 (7.89%) Logistics
12 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (7.89%) Linux
12 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (6.58%) UNIX
13 5 (6.58%) .NET
13 5 (6.58%) Oracle

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) Drupal
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) Documentum
3 1 (1.32%) SAS
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Project
3 1 (1.32%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) SAP SCM
2 3 (3.95%) SAP APO
3 2 (2.63%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.32%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.32%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.32%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.32%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.32%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (1.32%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.32%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) FTP
2 3 (3.95%) LAN
2 3 (3.95%) Wireless
3 2 (2.63%) HTTP
3 2 (2.63%) Intranet
4 1 (1.32%) Internet
4 1 (1.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
2 9 (11.84%) Triplestore
3 5 (6.58%) Spotfire
3 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.63%) Big Data
4 2 (2.63%) Text Mining
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (39.47%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (22.37%) Finance
3 11 (14.47%) Manufacturing
4 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.26%) Retail
6 3 (3.95%) Marketing
7 2 (2.63%) German Language
8 1 (1.32%) Banking
8 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (17.11%) Analyst
2 11 (14.47%) Consultant
2 11 (14.47%) Project Manager
3 9 (11.84%) Ontologist
4 8 (10.53%) Developer
5 7 (9.21%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Data Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Product Specialist
9 3 (3.95%) SAP APO Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) SharePoint Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Web Specialist
10 2 (2.63%) Delphi Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Data Scientist
11 1 (1.32%) Package Solution Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) SOAP
2 3 (3.95%) Web Services
2 3 (3.95%) XML
3 2 (2.63%) WSDL
3 2 (2.63%) DirectX
3 2 (2.63%) Middleware
3 2 (2.63%) EDI
3 2 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (1.32%) CSS3
4 1 (1.32%) JMS
4 1 (1.32%) UDDI
4 1 (1.32%) EDIFACT
4 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.32%) HTML5
4 1 (1.32%) XSLT
4 1 (1.32%) COM
4 1 (1.32%) EJB
4 1 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Semantic Web
2 13 (17.11%) Ontologies
3 11 (14.47%) Informatics
4 10 (13.16%) Linked Data
5 7 (9.21%) W3C
6 6 (7.89%) Data Integration
6 6 (7.89%) Chemistry
7 5 (6.58%) Visualisation
8 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
9 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
9 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (2.63%) Credit Risk
10 2 (2.63%) Biology
10 2 (2.63%) FMCG
11 1 (1.32%) TRADACOMS
11 1 (1.32%) Data Conversion
11 1 (1.32%) Economics
11 1 (1.32%) Statistics
11 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.32%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) UNIX
3 4 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) RDF
2 12 (15.79%) Project Management
3 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (9.21%) Analytics
5 6 (7.89%) Change Control
5 6 (7.89%) Bioinformatics
5 6 (7.89%) Logistics
5 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.58%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.26%) BPMN
7 4 (5.26%) Data Analytics
7 4 (5.26%) Migration
7 4 (5.26%) Scrum
7 4 (5.26%) Workflow
7 4 (5.26%) UML
7 4 (5.26%) Data Management
7 4 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) SPARQL
2 5 (6.58%) Java
2 5 (6.58%) SQL
3 4 (5.26%) R
4 3 (3.95%) Delphi
5 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (1.32%) C#
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.32%) ABAP
6 1 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) CBAP
4 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.32%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) HL7
2 1 (1.32%) GCP
2 1 (1.32%) GxP
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) SAP
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 4 (5.26%) Axway
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.63%) ReadSoft
5 2 (2.63%) Cadence
5 2 (2.63%) Google
5 2 (2.63%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.32%) Symantec
6 1 (1.32%) Reuters
6 1 (1.32%) Tableau
6 1 (1.32%) Syclo
6 1 (1.32%) Adobe
6 1 (1.32%) EMC
6 1 (1.32%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.32%) CA
6 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
Greater Manchester
NES Global Talent
Rate: Good Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Rate: Very competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Interquest - IQ ESM
Posted: 16 days ago