The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 397 410 414
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Life Science 39 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.062% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 6
Median daily rate £450 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £250 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £490 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +2.50%
Life Science
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7711 8397 8757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.11% 37.15% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5349 5822 6209
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 150 203
Median hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Life Science Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
City of London -3 2 £375 +130.76%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Uxbridge +7 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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 London region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Scrum
2 19 (34.55%) Degree
3 18 (32.73%) Java
4 16 (29.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (23.64%) XML
6 12 (21.82%) SQL
6 12 (21.82%) SAP
6 12 (21.82%) TDD
6 12 (21.82%) BDD
6 12 (21.82%) SDLC
7 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (20.00%) Oracle
8 10 (18.18%) C++
8 10 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (16.36%) CRM
9 9 (16.36%) Marketing
10 8 (14.55%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (14.55%) Data Management
10 8 (14.55%) Finance
10 8 (14.55%) COM
10 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
10 8 (14.55%) Microservices
10 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
11 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
12 6 (10.91%) QA
12 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement
12 6 (10.91%) JavaScript

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (9.09%) Documentum
2 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.64%) SAS
4 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.27%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (7.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (3.64%) WebTrends
4 1 (1.82%) Eloqua
4 1 (1.82%) Magento
4 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (9.09%) Veeva
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 4 (7.27%) SaaS
2 4 (7.27%) Yammer
3 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.45%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) VoIP
2 1 (1.82%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (9.09%) Pentaho
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) MySQL
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.64%) GitLab
3 2 (3.64%) Gradle
3 2 (3.64%) IntelliJ
3 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) Maven
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Babel
General
1 16 (29.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (16.36%) Marketing
3 8 (14.55%) Finance
4 5 (9.09%) Law
4 5 (9.09%) Retail
5 3 (5.45%) Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Front Office
6 2 (3.64%) Legal
7 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Architect
3 5 (9.09%) Documentum Architect
3 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Quantitative Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Scala Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Information Governance Officer
5 3 (5.45%) Information Officer
5 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.45%) UI Developer
6 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Tester
6 2 (3.64%) Software Tester
6 2 (3.64%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) XML
2 8 (14.55%) COM
3 4 (7.27%) Akka
3 4 (7.27%) Play Framework
3 4 (7.27%) REST
3 4 (7.27%) Web Services
4 3 (5.45%) HTML
4 3 (5.45%) J2EE
4 3 (5.45%) Visualforce
5 2 (3.64%) Apache CXF
5 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 2 (3.64%) Guice
5 2 (3.64%) HTML5
5 2 (3.64%) JDBC
5 2 (3.64%) JMS
5 2 (3.64%) JPA
5 2 (3.64%) Kafka
5 2 (3.64%) Node.js
5 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 2 (3.64%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.45%) Linked Data
4 3 (5.45%) NHS
5 2 (3.64%) Statistics
5 2 (3.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Blog
6 1 (1.82%) CUDA
6 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.82%) FMCG
6 1 (1.82%) LIMS
6 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) CentOS
3 1 (1.82%) Fedora
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) SUSE
3 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Scrum
3 12 (21.82%) BDD
3 12 (21.82%) SDLC
3 12 (21.82%) TDD
4 9 (16.36%) CRM
5 8 (14.55%) Data Management
5 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
5 8 (14.55%) Microservices
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement
7 5 (9.09%) Computational Finance
7 5 (9.09%) ETL
7 5 (9.09%) Migration
7 5 (9.09%) SOA
8 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.27%) Case Management
8 4 (7.27%) Presales
8 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 10 (18.18%) C++
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.09%) Scala
6 3 (5.45%) Apex Code
6 3 (5.45%) C#
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) C-shell
8 1 (1.82%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.82%) JSX
8 1 (1.82%) Julia
8 1 (1.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) PhD
3 4 (7.27%) PMI Certification
3 4 (7.27%) PMP
3 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) COBIT
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
1 1 (1.82%) GPFS
1 1 (1.82%) NFS
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.82%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Legato
1 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) SAP
2 11 (20.00%) Oracle
3 10 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.27%) Infor
5 4 (7.27%) NetSuite
5 4 (7.27%) Siebel
6 3 (5.45%) Google
7 1 (1.82%) Adobe
7 1 (1.82%) ATG
7 1 (1.82%) Demandware
7 1 (1.82%) hybris
7 1 (1.82%) LabVantage
7 1 (1.82%) Saba
7 1 (1.82%) VMware
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