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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 127 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Life Science 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £525 £575
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £82.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -48.48%
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
684 623 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.38% 26.56% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 367 277
Average daily rate £350 £338 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 65
Average hourly rate £12.13 £14.25 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.91% -14.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.73 £10.59 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £38.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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 4 March 2015. 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
West Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (33.33%) Embarcadero
3 4 (33.33%) ERwin
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (25.00%) NetBeans
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Chemistry
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) JavaFX
4 3 (25.00%) Groovy
4 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) OOP
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Swing
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (25.00%) JFace
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Programming

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CMS400.NET
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) ERwin
2 3 (25.00%) NetBeans
2 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modeller
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JavaFX
1 3 (25.00%) Swing
1 3 (25.00%) JFace
1 3 (25.00%) JFreeChart
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Chemistry
2 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
1 4 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
1 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) OOP
2 3 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (25.00%) Functional Programming
2 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Discovery
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Groovy
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Embarcadero
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Ektron
4 1 (8.33%) SAP