The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Life Science 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £42.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-67.64% +178.68%
Life Science
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.94% 41.18% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 26
Median daily rate £260 £175 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £84 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Life Science
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) GxP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) TrackWise
2 1 (50.00%) LIMS

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) GxP
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center