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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 69 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Life Science 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.64% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£625 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £513
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -12.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - -
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
296 156 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.09% 25.45% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 82 107
Average daily rate £363 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 15
Average hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.30 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
St Albans - 1 £625 -
Life Science
East of England

Life Science
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Director
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PhD