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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 527 502 554
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +52
Contract jobs citing Life Science 44 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.043% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.17% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 7
Average daily rate £423 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £560 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £313 £425
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -26.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 £82.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.06% +65.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £82.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- +65.00%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13363 11476 13999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.09% 26.25% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8393 7084 8289
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 570 706
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Life Science
UK

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -7 17 £410 -2.95% 12
South East -6 16 £500 +53.92% 4
North West -22 5 - - 1
East of England -34 2 £320 - 8
West Midlands - 1 £175 -
South West - - - -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 28 (42.42%) Pharmaceutical
2 19 (28.79%) Finance
3 13 (19.70%) Manufacturing
3 13 (19.70%) Project Management
4 11 (16.67%) Informatics
5 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
5 10 (15.15%) Data Management
6 9 (13.64%) SAP
7 8 (12.12%) Bioinformatics
7 8 (12.12%) Chemistry
7 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
9 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (9.09%) UNIX
9 6 (9.09%) Linux
9 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
9 6 (9.09%) Oracle
9 6 (9.09%) FTP
9 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.09%) Degree
9 6 (9.09%) Axway
10 5 (7.58%) Change Control
10 5 (7.58%) Master Data Management
10 5 (7.58%) Informatica
10 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (7.58%) Validation
11 4 (6.06%) Service Management
11 4 (6.06%) Migration
11 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.55%) SAS
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) Documentum
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.03%) Drupal
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.52%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.52%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.52%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.52%) Tridion
2 1 (1.52%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) FTP
2 4 (6.06%) LAN
3 3 (4.55%) Wireless
4 2 (3.03%) Intranet
5 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) Spotfire
2 2 (3.03%) Triplestore
2 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (42.42%) Pharmaceutical
2 19 (28.79%) Finance
3 13 (19.70%) Manufacturing
4 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.06%) Retail
6 3 (4.55%) Marketing
7 2 (3.03%) Banking
7 2 (3.03%) German Language
8 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (15.15%) Project Manager
1 10 (15.15%) Analyst
2 9 (13.64%) Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Product Specialist
3 7 (10.61%) Architect
4 6 (9.09%) Developer
5 5 (7.58%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Informatica Specialist
7 2 (3.03%) Delphi Developer
7 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 1 (1.52%) JDE Consultant
8 1 (1.52%) JDE Functional Consultant
8 1 (1.52%) Package Solution Consultant
8 1 (1.52%) Mobility Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) XML
2 2 (3.03%) DirectX
3 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.52%) CSS3
3 1 (1.52%) HTML5
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.52%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) XSL
3 1 (1.52%) COM
3 1 (1.52%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) J2EE
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Informatics
2 8 (12.12%) Chemistry
3 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.06%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.55%) Statistics
5 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.55%) Ontologies
5 3 (4.55%) FMCG
5 3 (4.55%) Semantic Web
5 3 (4.55%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.03%) W3C
6 2 (3.03%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.03%) Biology
7 1 (1.52%) Linked Data
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.52%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.52%) SCADA
7 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) UNIX
1 6 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Project Management
2 10 (15.15%) Data Management
3 8 (12.12%) Bioinformatics
3 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.58%) Change Control
6 5 (7.58%) Master Data Management
6 5 (7.58%) Validation
7 4 (6.06%) Service Management
7 4 (6.06%) Migration
7 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.06%) Logistics
7 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.06%) ITIL
7 4 (6.06%) ETL
7 4 (6.06%) Analytics
7 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) Delphi
1 3 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) C++
2 2 (3.03%) SPARQL
2 2 (3.03%) R
3 1 (1.52%) C#
3 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) GxP
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) HL7
3 1 (1.52%) CDISC
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) Dublin Core
3 1 (1.52%) GAMP
3 1 (1.52%) GMP
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) SAP
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) Axway
3 5 (7.58%) Informatica
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.03%) Cadence
5 2 (3.03%) Google
5 2 (3.03%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.03%) Cognos
5 2 (3.03%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.03%) Adobe
5 2 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) Tableau
6 1 (1.52%) Syclo
6 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.52%) EMC
6 1 (1.52%) CA
6 1 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
South East England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £28384 - £32566 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago
England
Next Generation
Posted: 26 days ago
England
Applitracker
Rate: competitive
Posted: 28 days ago