The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Life Science 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.18% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
-34.88% -
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 Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
104 208 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.12% 26.94% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 132 77
Median daily rate £385 £350 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.68% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
South Wales - 1 £338 -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree