The table below looks at the statistics for Biology skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biology
South East / Berkshire
Rank 105 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Biology 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.040% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.048% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £293 -
% change year-on-year
+49.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1580 2074 2126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.57% 82.11% 75.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 1108 1084
Median daily rate £425 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% +0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 61 45
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.58% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.57 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Biology as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +3 2 £420 -
Biology
South East

Biology
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Biology 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Biology.

1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 6 (100.00%) Life Science
2 5 (83.33%) Ontologies
3 3 (50.00%) Linked Data
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) PMI
4 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Life Science
2 3 (50.00%) Linked Data
3 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Ontologies
3 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification