Period
to 28 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 28 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 > London
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 586 559
Rank change year-on-year +29 -27 +20
Contract jobs citing Life Science 36 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.085% 0.062% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 20
London median daily rate £525 £425 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +60.38% -33.75%
10th Percentile £364 £310 £231
90th Percentile £631 £838 £453
England median daily rate £440 £388 £425
% change year-on-year +13.55% -8.82% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.53% - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.34% -47.27% -1.79%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 16164 16804 17109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.13% 37.03% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11457 12072 11952
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £288 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 220 299
London median hourly rate £21.90 £20.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +3.15% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £12.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.25 £57.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -5.13%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in London

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Life Science in London

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in London over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Life Science in London

Life Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Life Science in London

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 28 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
West London +36 4 £353 -19.31% 2
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 17 (47.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 12 (33.33%) Linux
4 10 (27.78%) Web Services
4 10 (27.78%) Java
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (19.44%) Degree
6 7 (19.44%) SAP
7 6 (16.67%) ITIL
7 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 6 (16.67%) QA
7 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 5 (13.89%) Logical Data Model
8 5 (13.89%) Physical Data Model
8 5 (13.89%) Data Lineage
8 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.89%) Data Integration
8 5 (13.89%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (13.89%) Data Quality
8 5 (13.89%) Big Data
8 5 (13.89%) Talend
8 5 (13.89%) Analytics
8 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (13.89%) TDD
8 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
8 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
8 5 (13.89%) Documentum

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) Documentum
2 4 (11.11%) CMS
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.56%) Confluence
4 2 (5.56%) JBoss
4 2 (5.56%) nginx
4 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (2.78%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (5.56%) Veeva
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
1 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.56%) LDAP
1 2 (5.56%) SSL
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.89%) Big Data
2 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.56%) MySQL
5 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.56%) PowerCenter
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) GIS
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Mockito
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) Spock
General
1 17 (47.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Architect
2 7 (19.44%) Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Data Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Documentum Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.56%) ETL Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Architect
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.56%) SAP HR Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Training Manager
7 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Web Services
2 4 (11.11%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (8.33%) Spring
3 3 (8.33%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) EJB
4 2 (5.56%) J2EE
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) JSP
4 2 (5.56%) LAMP
4 2 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (5.56%) Struts
5 1 (2.78%) .NET
5 1 (2.78%) Akka
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) Flask
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.78%) SAP PI
5 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) FMCG
3 2 (5.56%) Learning Management System
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) SCORM
4 1 (2.78%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Analytics
3 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (13.89%) Data Integration
3 5 (13.89%) Data Lineage
3 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
3 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (13.89%) ETL
3 5 (13.89%) Logical Data Model
3 5 (13.89%) Physical Data Model
3 5 (13.89%) Scrum
3 5 (13.89%) TDD
4 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 4 (11.11%) Content Management
4 4 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 4 (11.11%) Kanban
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 4 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Scala
5 3 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) SPARQL
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 5 (13.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.56%) GxP
4 1 (2.78%) GMP
4 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) NFS
1 2 (5.56%) OpenDJ
1 2 (5.56%) OpenIDM
1 2 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
1 2 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) SAP
3 5 (13.89%) Talend
4 3 (8.33%) Informatica
5 2 (5.56%) Cognizant
5 2 (5.56%) EMC
5 2 (5.56%) ForgeRock
5 2 (5.56%) hybris
5 2 (5.56%) Isilon
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.56%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) Rockwell
6 1 (2.78%) VMware
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