The 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Life Science 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-64.53% +1.17%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
644 421 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.96% 19.02% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 255 315
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 52
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.72 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% -58.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £16.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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