Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 23 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 83 106
Contract jobs citing Life Science 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.50% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.60% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate - - £625
East of England median daily rate £319 - £495
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £29.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year - +14.56% -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 446 437 540
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 34.90% 31.26% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 224 287
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £145 £227 £258
90th Percentile £575 £500 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 15 38
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.77% +54.76%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.68 £9.80
90th Percentile £49.05 £30.15 £42.88
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -36.67% +22.45%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Hertfordshire

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Life Science in Hertfordshire

Life Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Life Science in Hertfordshire