Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 - 81
Rank change year-on-year - +81 +24
Contract jobs citing Life Science 3 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.19% - 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% - 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate - - £463
East of England median daily rate £338 £338 £408
% change year-on-year - -17.18% -16.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 516 472 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.31% 33.29% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 256 195
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £166 £213
90th Percentile £574 £569 £506
East of England median daily rate £413 £350 £385
% change year-on-year +17.86% -9.09% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 51
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £16.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.03% -25.58% +43.33%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £11.75
90th Percentile £45.10 £47.50 £37.25
East of England median hourly rate £29.47 £34.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -13.96% +55.68% +4.76%

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (33.33%) Campaign Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Veeva
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
3 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (33.33%) Veeva
General
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Solution Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Veeva Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Campaign Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com