The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 24 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 London 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 396 391 396
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Life Science 5 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.066% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
Average daily rate
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£381 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £385 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £640 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £513 £550
% change year-on-year
-4.82% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7206 7948 8158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.56% 32.79% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4849 5486 5516
Average daily rate £450 £463 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 175 205
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Life Science
England

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in London

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in London

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in London

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +16 2 £388 -13.88% 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
2 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 7 (31.82%) SAP
3 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) Retail
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.64%) Delphi
6 3 (13.64%) SOAP
6 3 (13.64%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Data Management
6 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
6 3 (13.64%) Spotfire
6 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
6 3 (13.64%) Change Control
7 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Management
7 2 (9.09%) Text Mining
7 2 (9.09%) Information Management
7 2 (9.09%) Logistics
7 2 (9.09%) SAP SCM

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (4.55%) SAS
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) Documentum
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP SCM
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (4.55%) SAP WM
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (4.55%) SAP PM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP MDM
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.64%) Spotfire
2 2 (9.09%) Text Mining
2 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
2 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
3 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (18.18%) Retail
5 1 (4.55%) Back Office
5 1 (4.55%) Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Data Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Delphi Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Data Scientist
6 1 (4.55%) Package Solution Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Mobility Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP WM Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Documentum Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Procurement Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) SOAP
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) WSDL
2 2 (9.09%) DirectX
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) JMS
3 1 (4.55%) UDDI
3 1 (4.55%) COM
3 1 (4.55%) EJB
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
2 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) Ontologies
3 1 (4.55%) Economics
3 1 (4.55%) Informatics
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Physics
3 1 (4.55%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Scrum
2 3 (13.64%) Data Management
2 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Change Control
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Management
3 2 (9.09%) Information Management
3 2 (9.09%) Logistics
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) RDF
3 2 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Delphi
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) XPath
4 1 (4.55%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MBA
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) HL7
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Cadence
3 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg
3 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) CA
4 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) Reuters
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.55%) Axway
4 1 (4.55%) Syclo