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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
England / London
Rank 381 397 408
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs citing Life Science 27 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.086% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 7
Median daily rate £450 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £236 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £465
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - £32.50

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
6904 7568 7612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.10% 36.13% 36.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4767 5235 5352
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 140 152
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.06 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% +22.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Uxbridge -1 1 - -
City of London -7 1 £425 +88.88% 1
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) Degree
3 22 (34.92%) Scrum
4 21 (33.33%) Java
5 20 (31.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (25.40%) SAP
6 16 (25.40%) TDD
6 16 (25.40%) BDD
7 15 (23.81%) SQL
7 15 (23.81%) Oracle
8 14 (22.22%) XML
9 13 (20.63%) CRM
9 13 (20.63%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (20.63%) SDLC
10 12 (19.05%) Computer Science
10 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 12 (19.05%) COM
10 12 (19.05%) Data Management
10 12 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
12 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (14.29%) Marketing
12 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 8 (12.70%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
13 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
13 8 (12.70%) Windows
13 8 (12.70%) Business Development

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 8 (12.70%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
1 8 (12.70%) Skype for Business
2 5 (7.94%) Documentum
3 4 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.17%) SAS
5 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (12.70%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (6.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (3.17%) WebTrends
5 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.70%) Office 365
2 8 (12.70%) Yammer
3 7 (11.11%) SaaS
4 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.94%) Veeva
5 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.76%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) HTTP
2 2 (3.17%) VoIP
2 2 (3.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (7.94%) Pentaho
3 4 (6.35%) MySQL
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.17%) Big Data
5 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.17%) GitLab
3 2 (3.17%) Gradle
3 2 (3.17%) IntelliJ
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) Maven
3 2 (3.17%) Subversion
General
1 20 (31.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (14.29%) Marketing
3 8 (12.70%) Retail
4 6 (9.52%) Finance
5 5 (7.94%) Law
6 2 (3.17%) Legal
6 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.59%) Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Front Office
7 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Developer
2 9 (14.29%) Architect
3 7 (11.11%) Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Scala Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Documentum Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Dynamics AX Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Information Governance Officer
6 3 (4.76%) Information Officer
6 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Data Scientist
7 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (3.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) XML
2 12 (19.05%) COM
3 6 (9.52%) Akka
3 6 (9.52%) Play Framework
3 6 (9.52%) Web Services
4 4 (6.35%) React
4 4 (6.35%) REST
5 3 (4.76%) CSS
5 3 (4.76%) HTML
5 3 (4.76%) jQuery
5 3 (4.76%) Redux
5 3 (4.76%) Visualforce
6 2 (3.17%) Flask
6 2 (3.17%) Guice
6 2 (3.17%) J2EE
6 2 (3.17%) JDBC
6 2 (3.17%) JPA
6 2 (3.17%) Kafka
6 2 (3.17%) SOAP
6 2 (3.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.76%) Linked Data
4 3 (4.76%) NHS
5 2 (3.17%) FMCG
5 2 (3.17%) Statistics
5 2 (3.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Blog
6 1 (1.59%) CUDA
6 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.59%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.59%) LIMS
6 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) CentOS
3 1 (1.59%) Fedora
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.59%) SUSE
3 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) Scrum
3 16 (25.40%) BDD
3 16 (25.40%) TDD
4 13 (20.63%) CRM
4 13 (20.63%) SDLC
5 12 (19.05%) Data Management
6 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
7 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.70%) Business Development
8 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (12.70%) Case Management
8 8 (12.70%) Document Management
8 8 (12.70%) Microservices
8 8 (12.70%) Presales
9 7 (11.11%) Process Improvement
10 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.94%) ETL
11 5 (7.94%) Migration
11 5 (7.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) Java
2 15 (23.81%) SQL
3 7 (11.11%) C++
3 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.11%) Scala
4 3 (4.76%) Apex Code
4 3 (4.76%) Python
4 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.17%) PHP
5 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) C-shell
6 1 (1.59%) Julia
6 1 (1.59%) Perl
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.35%) PMP
2 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.17%) PhD
4 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) COBIT
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
1 1 (1.59%) GPFS
1 1 (1.59%) NFS
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.59%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) SAP
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle
3 13 (20.63%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 8 (12.70%) Infor
6 4 (6.35%) NetSuite
6 4 (6.35%) Siebel
7 3 (4.76%) Google
8 2 (3.17%) Adobe
8 2 (3.17%) Saba
9 1 (1.59%) LabVantage
9 1 (1.59%) VMware
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