The table below looks at the statistics for Biology skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biology
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing Biology 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
237 325 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.74% 83.55% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 203 156
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £546 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 16
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £17.50 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £59.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Biology
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Biology.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Biology
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat