The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 29 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
29 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 Somerset - - -
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
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
48 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.96% 27.37% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 46
Median daily rate £300 £350 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £225 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 2
Median hourly rate £24.00 £55.00 £24.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.36% +127.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.60 £14.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £55.00 £33.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%