The table below looks at the statistics for Bioinformatics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bioinformatics over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bioinformatics
Rank 29 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 5 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.61% 2.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Bioinformatics
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
257 386 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.64% 80.75% 71.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 251 188
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 12 28
Median hourly rate £32.75 £38.75 £31.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% +21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Bioinformatics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Bioinformatics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Bioinformatics Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Bioinformatics
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Bioinformatics Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Bioinformatics 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Bioinformatics.

1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Biology
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Postgraduate
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Ontologies
4 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Lucene
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Lucene
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Biology
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Ontologies
3 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat