Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 22 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 80 96
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16 -
Contract jobs citing Life Science 13 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.91% 0.27% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.14% 0.93% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Cambridgeshire 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
East of England median daily rate £338 £375 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -25.00% +10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £22.70 - -
East of England median hourly rate £22.70 £16.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +37.58% -52.86% -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 414 323 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 29.13% 28.74% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 158 206
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £359 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £192 £103 £209
90th Percentile £520 £491 £550
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 31
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +42.98% +3.64%
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.63 £13.75
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.50 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £32.40 £22.44
% change year-on-year -40.19% +44.40% -7.70%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Life Science in Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Life Science in Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Life Science in Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 12 £338 -10.00% 10
Life Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 5 (38.46%) ERP
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) QA
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Twitter
4 2 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) QA Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) Django
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 2 (15.38%) Tableau
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Google
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (15.38%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Data Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) ERP Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Django Developer
3 2 (15.38%) ERP Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Python Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Python/Django Developer
3 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Django
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmacovigilance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) ERP
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) QA Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (7.69%) GAMP
2 1 (7.69%) GCP
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Twitter
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) Tableau
4 1 (7.69%) webMethods