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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank 37 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Biology 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.94% 0.80% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.07% 3.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
138 101 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.23% 20.24% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 57 86
Median daily rate £375 £325 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £210 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 25
Median hourly rate £26.25 £41.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.97% +49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £16.12 £20.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £56.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 Miscellaneous category.

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) C
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (62.50%) Open Source Development
4 5 (62.50%) Open Source
4 5 (62.50%) GitHub
4 5 (62.50%) Informatics
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Big Data
7 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (12.50%) Puppet
7 1 (12.50%) Life Science
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Semantic Web
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (12.50%) Ganglia
7 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Lucene
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (62.50%) Informatics
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Life Science
3 1 (12.50%) Ontologies
3 1 (12.50%) Semantic Web
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 5 (62.50%) Open Source Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) GPFS
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ganglia
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat