Period
to 20 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 20 July 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 187 209
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22 -4
Contract jobs citing Life Science 17 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.36% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.64% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 2
East of England median daily rate £319 - £495
10th Percentile £192 - £383
90th Percentile £471 - £611
England median daily rate £440 £381 £400
% change year-on-year +15.41% -4.69% -8.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
East of England median hourly rate - £29.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.56% -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -42.00% -31.51%

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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1491 1555 1593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.95% 29.97% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 876 894
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £211
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 138 141
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -36.67% +26.32%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.92 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.68 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in the East of England

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Life Science in the East of England

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Life Science in the East of England

Life Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Life Science in the East of England

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Cambridgeshire +23 16 £319 - 9
Essex -19 1 - - 1
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 12 (70.59%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) ERP
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (35.29%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Google
7 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Internet
7 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) SAML
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (17.65%) Twitter
7 3 (17.65%) DevOps
8 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
8 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) SOAP
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) XML
8 2 (11.76%) C#
8 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) SAS
8 2 (11.76%) JMS
8 2 (11.76%) .NET

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (11.76%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (11.76%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) ERP Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Django Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ERP Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Python/Django Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ERP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) SAML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) Django
2 2 (11.76%) JMS
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ERP
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Biometrics
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.88%) Critical Path Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) ETL
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.76%) Python
1 2 (11.76%) R
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) CDISC
2 1 (5.88%) GAMP
2 1 (5.88%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Google
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Twitter
3 2 (11.76%) webMethods
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
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