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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 554 553 552
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Life Science 61 90 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.52% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 32
Median daily rate £475 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.25% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £475 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £359 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -10.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £17.75 £42.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.23% +203.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £42.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £42.50 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-58.23% +203.57%
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
16607 17376 17005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.38% 33.41% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10809 11025 10429
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 742 744
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.21 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +5 26 £500 +33.33% 13
South East +23 19 £550 +52.77% 5
North West +1 9 £305 -14.56%
West Midlands -20 4 £475 - 1
East Midlands -22 2 - -
East of England -8 1 - - 6
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 62 (48.06%) Manufacturing
2 29 (22.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 28 (21.71%) Project Management
4 25 (19.38%) Microsoft
5 24 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (17.83%) Finance
6 23 (17.83%) SAP
7 21 (16.28%) Validation
8 20 (15.50%) Degree
9 18 (13.95%) Windows
10 17 (13.18%) PRINCE2
10 17 (13.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 16 (12.40%) Data Management
12 15 (11.63%) Marketing
12 15 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (10.08%) ITIL
13 13 (10.08%) Logistics
14 12 (9.30%) Migration
14 12 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (9.30%) SQL
14 12 (9.30%) Oracle
14 12 (9.30%) MS Excel
14 12 (9.30%) Configuration Management
15 11 (8.53%) PMI Certification
15 11 (8.53%) ERP
15 11 (8.53%) Change Management
15 11 (8.53%) Business Analysis
15 11 (8.53%) SDLC
16 10 (7.75%) Document Management
16 10 (7.75%) JIRA

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 8 (6.20%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.65%) Documentum
3 4 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.10%) SAS
4 3 (2.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.20%) MS Office
3 3 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.33%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.55%) MS Project
4 2 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (13.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (6.98%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.55%) Eloqua
4 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.78%) Magento
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) Office 365
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.33%) Veeva
3 3 (2.33%) Yammer
4 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.55%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) Firewall
1 3 (2.33%) Network Security
2 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.55%) HTTP
2 2 (1.55%) LAN
2 2 (1.55%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.55%) SSL
2 2 (1.55%) VoIP
2 2 (1.55%) VPN
2 2 (1.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) Base SAS
2 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.33%) GIS
4 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.55%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.78%) Big Data
5 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) JIRA
2 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.55%) GitLab
2 2 (1.55%) Gradle
2 2 (1.55%) IntelliJ
2 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.55%) Maven
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.55%) Subversion
2 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.78%) Babel
3 1 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.78%) NSubstitute
3 1 (0.78%) NUnit
3 1 (0.78%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (48.06%) Manufacturing
2 29 (22.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 23 (17.83%) Finance
4 15 (11.63%) Marketing
5 5 (3.88%) Back Office
6 4 (3.10%) Retail
7 3 (2.33%) Front Office
7 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.55%) Automotive
8 2 (1.55%) Banking
8 2 (1.55%) Electronics
8 2 (1.55%) Interactive Media
8 2 (1.55%) Law
9 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (39.53%) Analyst
2 17 (13.18%) Developer
3 15 (11.63%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Architect
5 9 (6.98%) Change Analyst
6 8 (6.20%) Consultant
6 8 (6.20%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.20%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) Quantitative Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Documentum Architect
9 5 (3.88%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 5 (3.88%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (3.88%) IT Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Logistics Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) Validation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) XML
2 5 (3.88%) COM
3 3 (2.33%) HTML
3 3 (2.33%) J2EE
3 3 (2.33%) Middleware
3 3 (2.33%) REST
3 3 (2.33%) Web Services
4 2 (1.55%) .NET
4 2 (1.55%) Akka
4 2 (1.55%) Apache Axis
4 2 (1.55%) Apache CXF
4 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.55%) Guice
4 2 (1.55%) HTML5
4 2 (1.55%) JPA
4 2 (1.55%) JSON
4 2 (1.55%) Kafka
4 2 (1.55%) Play Framework
4 2 (1.55%) Spring Boot
4 2 (1.55%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.43%) Informatics
3 7 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.43%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.65%) PMI
5 5 (3.88%) Biology
5 5 (3.88%) Chemistry
6 4 (3.10%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.33%) iPad
8 2 (1.55%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.55%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.55%) PKI
8 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.55%) User Experience
8 2 (1.55%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.95%) Windows
2 9 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.88%) Linux
4 5 (3.88%) Unix
4 5 (3.88%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.33%) Solaris
6 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.71%) Project Management
2 24 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.28%) Validation
4 17 (13.18%) PRINCE2
5 16 (12.40%) Data Management
6 13 (10.08%) ITIL
6 13 (10.08%) Logistics
7 12 (9.30%) Configuration Management
7 12 (9.30%) Migration
7 12 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.53%) Business Analysis
8 11 (8.53%) Change Management
8 11 (8.53%) ERP
8 11 (8.53%) SDLC
9 10 (7.75%) Document Management
10 8 (6.20%) Analytics
10 8 (6.20%) ITSM
10 8 (6.20%) Scrum
10 8 (6.20%) Workflow
11 7 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.30%) SQL
2 9 (6.98%) Java
3 8 (6.20%) C++
4 6 (4.65%) C#
5 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.55%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.55%) Scala
6 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.78%) C
7 1 (0.78%) ECMAScript
7 1 (0.78%) JSX
7 1 (0.78%) PHP
7 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) Degree
2 11 (8.53%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.43%) PMP
4 6 (4.65%) DBS Check
4 6 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.65%) PhD
5 4 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.33%) CBAP
7 2 (1.55%) MCP
7 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CCENT
8 1 (0.78%) CCNP
8 1 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CISM
8 1 (0.78%) CISMP
8 1 (0.78%) CISSP
8 1 (0.78%) CLAS
8 1 (0.78%) EMCSA
8 1 (0.78%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 8 (6.20%) QA
2 5 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.10%) GMP
4 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (7.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.55%) XenApp
4 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) SCCM
2 3 (2.33%) WSUS
3 2 (1.55%) SCOM
3 2 (1.55%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.78%) Legato
4 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.83%) SAP
3 12 (9.30%) Oracle
4 10 (7.75%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (6.98%) Citrix
6 7 (5.43%) Wyse
7 6 (4.65%) VMware
8 4 (3.10%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.33%) Cisco
9 3 (2.33%) Infor
9 3 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.33%) Tableau
10 2 (1.55%) Adobe
10 2 (1.55%) AppSense
10 2 (1.55%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.55%) Clearswift
10 2 (1.55%) Google
10 2 (1.55%) HP
10 2 (1.55%) NetSuite
10 2 (1.55%) Siebel
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