The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank - 51 67
Contract jobs citing Life Science 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.93% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.53% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +2.50%
Life Science
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
217 170 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.64% 26.40% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 79 146
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £213 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 11
Median hourly rate £14.20 £21.00 £13.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.38% +51.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £35.20 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.81 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +19.61%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Life Science
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Base SAS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Programmer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP