The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Life Science 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.03% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £338 £475
% change year-on-year +33.33% -28.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +14.28% -34.88%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 79 127 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 26.69% 35.47% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 84 52
Median daily rate £331 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.51% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £558 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.95 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.10% -60.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Life Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Cambridge

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Life Science in Cambridge

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Life Science in Cambridge

Life Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Life Science in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) ERP
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (37.50%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) SAML
7 3 (18.75%) Internet
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Twitter
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Google
7 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 2 (12.50%) Django
8 2 (12.50%) CDISC
8 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (12.50%) MVC
8 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
8 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (12.50%) R

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (12.50%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) ERP Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Django Developer
3 2 (12.50%) ERP Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Python/Django Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (6.25%) ERP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) SAML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) Django
2 2 (12.50%) JMS
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ERP
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Biometrics
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 1 (6.25%) ETL
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) R
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) CDISC
2 1 (6.25%) GAMP
2 1 (6.25%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Twitter
3 2 (12.50%) webMethods
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
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