The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 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 West Sussex - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £365 £488
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -25.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £23.75 -
% change year-on-year
-41.05% -
Life Science
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
239 178 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 34.99% 35.53% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 117 69
Median daily rate £393 £331 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.49% +14.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £162 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £13.36 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.79% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £13.23 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £16.30 £26.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Life Science
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Life Science Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex