Period
to 18 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 81 112
Rank change year-on-year -11 +31 -3
Contract jobs citing Life Science 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.069% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.75% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Reading median daily rate - £175 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -48.15% +12.50%
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £423 £419
% change year-on-year -2.37% +0.90% +19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median hourly rate - - £22.50
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 523 400 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.97% 32.00% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 199 312
Reading median daily rate £420 £420 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.13% +2.81%
10th Percentile £250 £267 £250
90th Percentile £589 £590 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 18
Reading median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -29.41% +22.16%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.60 £13.00
90th Percentile £64.13 £55.27 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.86 £18.00
% change year-on-year +26.26% -23.00% -

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Reading

Life Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Life Science in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Biology
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Research Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Biology
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PhD