Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 234 268
Rank change year-on-year -12 +34 +36
Contract jobs citing Life Science 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% 0.10% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.065% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
City of London median daily rate £475 £388 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +138.46% -56.67%
10th Percentile £463 £338 £156
90th Percentile £488 £456 £169
Central London median daily rate £475 £388 £163
% change year-on-year +22.58% +138.46% -56.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3100 2736 3571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.42% 40.85% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2410 2129 2836
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £664
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 55
City of London median hourly rate £22.75 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.74% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.16 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.81 £55.00 £42.15
Central London median hourly rate £21.71 £18.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.66% -7.75% +14.29%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Life Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in the City of London

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Life Science in the City of London

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 23 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
London Bridge - 1 - -
Life Science
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) GxP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Cognizant
1 1 (50.00%) LIMS
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software
1 1 (50.00%) TrackWise
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) LabWare

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Cognizant
1 1 (50.00%) LabWare
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software