The table below looks at the statistics for Biology skills 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biology
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 49 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Biology 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 1.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £293 -
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -
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 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
407 470 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.72% 79.80% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 287 314
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 52
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.59 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 Processes & Methodologies category.

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Biology
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 4 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (50.00%) Swing
3 2 (50.00%) PhD
3 2 (50.00%) Life Science
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) Life Science
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat