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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 120 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Life Science 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.15% - 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £325 £625
% change year-on-year
+49.23% -48.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £40.00
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
691 594 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.04% 26.19% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 356 303
Average daily rate £338 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 21 53
Average hourly rate £13.87 £13.65 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.05 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £24.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Life Science across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire - 4 £400 -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science.

1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) Embarcadero
1 4 (50.00%) ERwin
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
1 4 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) E-Learning

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modeller
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
1 4 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Embarcadero
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle