Period
to 19 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 19 May 2019 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 138 109
Rank change year-on-year +13 -29 +4
Contract jobs citing Life Science 14 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% 0.59% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 1.89% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 7
Manchester median daily rate £238 - £250
10th Percentile £160 - £170
90th Percentile £544 - £500
North West median daily rate £238 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate - - £22.90
North West median hourly rate - - £16.00

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 796 954 860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 29.23% 31.16% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 558 514
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -2.28%
10th Percentile £238 £248 £212
90th Percentile £573 £575 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 54 29
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +29.03% -12.68%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.01 £11.32
90th Percentile £29.68 £32.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.05 £21.70 £17.25
% change year-on-year -3.02% +25.80% -17.42%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Manchester

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Life Science in Manchester

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Life Science in Manchester

Life Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Life Science in Manchester

Life Science
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. 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
Altrincham - 2 - -
Bury - 2 £475 -
Life Science
North West

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
3 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) SCCM
4 2 (14.29%) WordPress
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Integration Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Service Integration Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Service Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Backend Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) Thymeleaf
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) ITSM
1 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (14.29%) Web Design
2 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Source to Pay
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Ariba
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat