The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Biology 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
Biology
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
150 198 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.71% 26.87% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 102 67
Median daily rate £406 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £160 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £438 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 24
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.13 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.72% -34.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £12.48 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Biology as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Biology.

1 12 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (83.33%) Python
3 9 (75.00%) Perl
4 7 (58.33%) Life Science
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (50.00%) Visualisation
5 6 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) MySQL
6 5 (41.67%) Validation
6 5 (41.67%) C++
6 5 (41.67%) Docker
7 4 (33.33%) GPFS
7 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
7 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (33.33%) C
7 4 (33.33%) FTP
7 4 (33.33%) NFS
7 4 (33.33%) IBM
7 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (33.33%) Nagios
7 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) Postgraduate
7 4 (33.33%) Time Management
7 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (33.33%) Parallel Computing
7 4 (33.33%) Puppet

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (8.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (8.33%) Statistician
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) Ajax
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) D3.js
3 1 (8.33%) DOM
3 1 (8.33%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Life Science
3 6 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) User Experience
6 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (8.33%) Informatics
6 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (41.67%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) Parallel Computing
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Human Factors
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Product Management
6 1 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) SEO
6 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) C
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (8.33%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
2 4 (33.33%) GPFS
2 4 (33.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Ganglia
1 4 (33.33%) Nagios
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle