Period
to 20 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 20 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
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 42 58
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16 -3
Contract jobs citing Life Science 15 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.65% 2.39% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.93% 7.88% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Bracknell median daily rate £475 £409 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.21% -0.91% +65.00%
10th Percentile £463 £392 £394
90th Percentile £488 £509 £431
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 Bracknell with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 168 165 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 40.88% 30.33% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 78
Bracknell median daily rate £400 £350 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -20.45% +25.71%
10th Percentile £125 £153 £205
90th Percentile £551 £520 £588
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 30 40
Bracknell median hourly rate £14.61 £12.00 £12.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.75% -7.08% -26.20%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £22.40 £19.20 £23.70
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% -4.38%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Bracknell

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Life Science in Bracknell

Life Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Life Science in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Selenium
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (20.00%) User Experience
5 3 (20.00%) React
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) HOOD
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) Google
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Firebase
2 2 (13.33%) Force.com
2 2 (13.33%) GitHub
2 2 (13.33%) Serverless
3 1 (6.67%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) MarkLogic
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Lead
2 2 (13.33%) Salesforce Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Business Process Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Finance Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Process Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Report Manager
3 1 (6.67%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (6.67%) UI/UX Developer
3 1 (6.67%) UX Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Workday Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Workday Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) HTML5
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) JSON
2 3 (20.00%) React
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) Ajax
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 2 (13.33%) Visualforce
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) Durandal
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) JSON-LD
4 1 (6.67%) LESS
4 1 (6.67%) Sass
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) 3D Printing
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) HOOD
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (13.33%) ETL
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Microservices
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Apex Code
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) SPARQL
4 1 (6.67%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Google
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Anaplan
2 1 (6.67%) Workday