The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 246 259 236
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing Life Science 17 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Median daily rate £550 £413 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2785 3012 2682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.30% 32.00% 29.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1620 1591 1455
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £236 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 136 154
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £11.17 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Life Science across the South East region.

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Life Science
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Life Science across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Life Science Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the South East region.

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Hampshire +15 11 £563 -
Berkshire -1 5 £381 +8.92% 3
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 17 (44.74%) Pharmaceutical
1 17 (44.74%) Manufacturing
2 12 (31.58%) GAP Analysis
2 12 (31.58%) SAP
3 11 (28.95%) Migration
4 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
4 7 (18.42%) Validation
5 6 (15.79%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 6 (15.79%) Document Management
5 6 (15.79%) Logistics
5 6 (15.79%) Data Management
6 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Degree
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) Workflow
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.53%) Quality Management
7 4 (10.53%) Change Management
7 4 (10.53%) LIMS
7 4 (10.53%) SAP MM
7 4 (10.53%) SAP PP
7 4 (10.53%) SAP PP-PI
7 4 (10.53%) CBAP
7 4 (10.53%) Marketing
7 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) SAP QM
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) Test Management
8 3 (7.89%) jQuery
8 3 (7.89%) Data Integration

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.26%) CMS
1 2 (5.26%) concrete5
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) WordPress
2 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) Documentum
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) SAP MM
1 4 (10.53%) SAP PP
1 4 (10.53%) SAP PP-PI
1 4 (10.53%) SAP QM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) GIS
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (44.74%) Manufacturing
1 17 (44.74%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Consultant
2 11 (28.95%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (18.42%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
3 7 (18.42%) Supply Chain Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) SAP QM Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Business Integration Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Data Integration Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Validation Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Validation Specialist
8 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
1 3 (7.89%) jQuery
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) LIMS
2 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Biology
3 2 (5.26%) Chemistry
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) PMI
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) GAP Analysis
2 11 (28.95%) Migration
3 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
3 7 (18.42%) Validation
4 6 (15.79%) Data Management
4 6 (15.79%) Document Management
4 6 (15.79%) Logistics
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) Workflow
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.53%) Quality Management
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.89%) SDLC
7 3 (7.89%) Test Management
8 2 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) CBAP
3 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PMP
4 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) SAP
2 3 (7.89%) Adobe
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Remedy
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com