The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank - - 132
Contract jobs citing Life Science 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £513 £550
% change year-on-year
-4.82% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
580 428 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.81% 19.83% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 244 285
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £506 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 33 47
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -53.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Life Science
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Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the South West