The table below looks at the statistics for Bioinformatics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bioinformatics over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bioinformatics
Rank 46 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.85% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £700
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £65.35
Bioinformatics
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
468 575 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.66% 79.09% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 336 195
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 37
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Bioinformatics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bioinformatics across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Bioinformatics Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Bioinformatics
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Bioinformatics Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Bioinformatics
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 11 - - 15
Bioinformatics
East of England

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 17 (85.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (80.00%) Biology
2 16 (80.00%) Perl
3 13 (65.00%) Python
4 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 11 (55.00%) Degree
5 10 (50.00%) Life Science
5 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 10 (50.00%) MySQL
6 7 (35.00%) Visualisation
6 7 (35.00%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (35.00%) Docker
7 6 (30.00%) GPFS
7 6 (30.00%) Puppet
7 6 (30.00%) R
7 6 (30.00%) Ganglia
7 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
7 6 (30.00%) FTP
7 6 (30.00%) NFS
7 6 (30.00%) IBM
7 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (30.00%) Nagios
7 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (30.00%) Time Management
7 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (25.00%) Validation
8 5 (25.00%) PhD
8 5 (25.00%) C++

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Administrator
1 6 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Programmer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.00%) Statistician
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) Ajax
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) D3.js
3 1 (5.00%) DOM
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) LAMP
3 1 (5.00%) mod_perl
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (85.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (80.00%) Biology
3 10 (50.00%) Life Science
4 7 (35.00%) Visualisation
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) Proteomics
6 2 (10.00%) User Experience
7 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (5.00%) Informatics
7 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Data Visualisation
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) Time Management
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) Validation
4 4 (20.00%) Benchmarking
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Parallel Computing
4 4 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Content Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Human Factors
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) SEO
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Use Case
6 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Perl
2 13 (65.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) R
3 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (25.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) PhD
2 5 (25.00%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Docker
2 6 (30.00%) GPFS
2 6 (30.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Ganglia
1 6 (30.00%) Nagios
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
1 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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