The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 52 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Biology 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.81% - 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.92% - 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Biology
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
137 149 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.73% 31.11% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 81 66
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £150 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 32 19
Average hourly rate £15.77 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.65% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Life Science
1 4 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Spring Security
2 2 (50.00%) Django
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Wicket
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) OAuth
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (50.00%) Terracotta
2 2 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (50.00%) OAuth2
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Lucene
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Postgraduate

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Lucene
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) Spring Security
2 2 (50.00%) Django
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Wicket
2 2 (50.00%) OAuth
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) OAuth2
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Life Science
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Terracotta
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