The table below looks at the statistics for Bioinformatics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bioinformatics over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bioinformatics
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.44% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £288 £700
% change year-on-year
- -58.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £65.35
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
313 238 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.82% 78.55% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 147 101
Average daily rate £400 £380 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £209 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Bioinformatics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bioinformatics across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Bioinformatics 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 Bioinformatics.

1 16 (84.21%) Biology
1 16 (84.21%) Computer Science
2 15 (78.95%) Perl
3 13 (68.42%) Python
4 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 10 (52.63%) Life Science
4 10 (52.63%) Degree
4 10 (52.63%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) MySQL
6 7 (36.84%) Visualisation
6 7 (36.84%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (36.84%) Docker
7 6 (31.58%) GPFS
7 6 (31.58%) Puppet
7 6 (31.58%) Ganglia
7 6 (31.58%) Hadoop
7 6 (31.58%) FTP
7 6 (31.58%) NFS
7 6 (31.58%) IBM
7 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
7 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
7 6 (31.58%) Nagios
7 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
7 6 (31.58%) Time Management
7 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
8 5 (26.32%) Validation
8 5 (26.32%) C++
8 5 (26.32%) Postgraduate
8 5 (26.32%) R

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Bioinformatics 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 Bioinformatics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 6 (31.58%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Administrator
1 6 (31.58%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Programmer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.26%) Statistician
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) Ajax
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) D3.js
3 1 (5.26%) DOM
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) mod_perl
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) Biology
1 16 (84.21%) Computer Science
2 10 (52.63%) Life Science
3 7 (36.84%) Visualisation
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Proteomics
6 2 (10.53%) User Experience
7 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
7 1 (5.26%) Informatics
7 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Data Visualisation
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) Time Management
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) Validation
4 4 (21.05%) Parallel Computing
5 3 (15.79%) Benchmarking
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) Content Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Human Factors
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) SEO
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Perl
2 13 (68.42%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
4 5 (26.32%) C++
4 5 (26.32%) R
5 4 (21.05%) C
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) Java
8 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) Postgraduate
3 4 (21.05%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Docker
2 6 (31.58%) GPFS
2 6 (31.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Ganglia
1 6 (31.58%) Nagios
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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