The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank - - 123
Contract jobs citing Biology 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £241 - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - -
Biology
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
722 817 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.90% 28.93% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 409 379
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 43
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Biology across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Biology
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Biology across the Berkshire region.

Biology Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Biology
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Biology across the Berkshire region.

Biology Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Biology
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Biology also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Biology.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Biology also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Biology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Integration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Integration Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management