The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank - 142 124
Contract jobs citing Life Science 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.032% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.10% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £217 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -45.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +2.50%
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 Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
748 966 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.85% 31.23% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 635 431
Median daily rate £400 £389 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 67 40
Median hourly rate £14.93 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.45% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £19.75 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Life Science
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Life Science Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire