Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 59 74
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15 -
Contract jobs citing Life Science 12 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.73% 0.32% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.33% 0.96% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Cambridge median daily rate £338 £375 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -16.90% -
10th Percentile £224 £338 £397
90th Percentile £513 £413 £506
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £338 £375 £451
% change year-on-year -10.00% -16.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £22.70 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £22.70 - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 225 208 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 32.51% 33.23% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 112 144
Cambridge median daily rate £359 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.40% +3.09% +3.93%
10th Percentile £182 £104 £225
90th Percentile £516 £486 £523
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £351 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +0.14% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 16
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% +50.91%
10th Percentile £19.43 £14.58 £14.89
90th Percentile £50.25 £44.50 £58.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +40.35% +3.64%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 19 November 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 5 (41.67%) ERP
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (25.00%) QA
3 3 (25.00%) Twitter
4 2 (16.67%) QA Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) Django
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Google
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing

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 (16.67%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) ERP Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Django Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ERP Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Python/Django Developer
3 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Django
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmacovigilance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) ERP
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) QA Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (8.33%) GAMP
2 1 (8.33%) GCP
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Twitter
3 2 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Tableau
4 1 (8.33%) webMethods