Period
to 18 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Life Sciences
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 91 97
Contract jobs citing Life Science 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.70% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Birmingham median daily rate - - £475
West Midlands median daily rate - - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Life Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 399 430 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.05% 30.76% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 292 335
Birmingham median daily rate £398 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.91% +3.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £240 £209
90th Percentile £538 £500 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 14
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.34 £13.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.41% -21.74% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.51 £9.44 £10.65
90th Percentile £24.60 £17.68 £25.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.41 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +9.37% -13.29%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Life Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Birmingham