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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 422 407 420
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing Life Science 11 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.087% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.24% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Median daily rate £425 £260 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% -32.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £450 £431
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.22% -
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
7953 8398 8749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.68% 36.54% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5656 5878 5988
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 142 153
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.20 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +37 4 £425 +70.00%
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 14 (41.18%) Marketing
2 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 12 (35.29%) Finance
3 11 (32.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (26.47%) SQL
4 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (23.53%) Project Management
6 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
7 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.71%) JIRA
8 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle
8 5 (14.71%) SAP
8 5 (14.71%) Analytics
9 4 (11.76%) Digital Media
9 4 (11.76%) Campaign Management
9 4 (11.76%) Marketing Analytics
9 4 (11.76%) Sysomos
9 4 (11.76%) Radian6
9 4 (11.76%) Social Media
9 4 (11.76%) Facebook
9 4 (11.76%) PhD
9 4 (11.76%) Validation
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
10 3 (8.82%) Workflow
10 3 (8.82%) Web Services
10 3 (8.82%) XML
10 3 (8.82%) MS Excel

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 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Radian6
2 2 (5.88%) Eloqua
3 1 (2.94%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.94%) SAP PP
3 1 (2.94%) SAP PP-PI
3 1 (2.94%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Big Data
1 3 (8.82%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) HBase
3 1 (2.94%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) GitLab
2 2 (5.88%) Gradle
2 2 (5.88%) IntelliJ
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Maven
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Mocha
General
1 14 (41.18%) Marketing
2 12 (35.29%) Finance
3 11 (32.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.88%) Law
5 2 (5.88%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Social Media Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Social Media Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Applications Developer
4 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.82%) C# Quant Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Quantitative Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) AWS Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Deskside Support
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) JSON
1 3 (8.82%) REST
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
1 3 (8.82%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Axis
2 2 (5.88%) Apache CXF
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) Guice
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) HTML5
2 2 (5.88%) J2EE
2 2 (5.88%) JDBC
2 2 (5.88%) JMS
2 2 (5.88%) JPA
2 2 (5.88%) jQuery
2 2 (5.88%) Kafka
2 2 (5.88%) SOAP
2 2 (5.88%) Spring Boot
2 2 (5.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 4 (11.76%) Social Media
4 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
4 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.88%) Physics
5 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.94%) Biotechnology
6 1 (2.94%) FMCG
6 1 (2.94%) User Experience
6 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Project Management
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Analytics
4 4 (11.76%) Campaign Management
4 4 (11.76%) Marketing Analytics
4 4 (11.76%) Validation
5 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.82%) Data Governance
5 3 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (8.82%) Use Case
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Market Research
6 2 (5.88%) Marketing Strategy
6 2 (5.88%) Online Marketing
6 2 (5.88%) Open Source
6 2 (5.88%) SDLC
6 2 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C#
2 3 (8.82%) C++
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
1 5 (14.71%) SAP
2 4 (11.76%) Facebook
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (11.76%) Sysomos
3 3 (8.82%) Tableau
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Google
4 2 (5.88%) Intel
5 1 (2.94%) Cognos
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards