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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biology
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 52 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Biology 3 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.53% 2.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 9.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 - -
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
183 124 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.50% 22.10% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 63 94
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £165 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £32.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £47.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 16 January 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Biology.

1 8 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 5 (62.50%) Big Data
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) C
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
5 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) C++
5 3 (37.50%) Postgraduate
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (25.00%) Swing
6 2 (25.00%) PhD
6 2 (25.00%) Life Science
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Semantic Web
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)

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 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Swing
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Lucene
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (25.00%) Life Science
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Ontologies
4 1 (12.50%) Semantic Web
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Postgraduate
3 2 (25.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat