The table below looks at the statistics for Bioinformatics skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bioinformatics over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bioinformatics
Rank 133 137 118
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 12 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.45% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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Bioinformatics
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 East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2362 2436 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.73% 77.65% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1457 874
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 150 124
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.54 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Bioinformatics
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Bioinformatics Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Bioinformatics
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Bioinformatics Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Bioinformatics
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Cambridgeshire - 10 - - 4
Essex -12 2 - -
Bioinformatics
England

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (50.00%) Life Science
3 6 (50.00%) Biology
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 6 (50.00%) PhD
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Benchmarking
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) MySQL
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Proteomics
4 5 (41.67%) R
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Django
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (16.67%) Spring Security
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (16.67%) Java EE
7 2 (16.67%) Spring

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (41.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) Datomic
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) Django
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Servlets
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) Lucene
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Security
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (16.67%) OAuth
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) OAuth2
4 1 (8.33%) Catalyst
4 1 (8.33%) DBIx::Class
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (50.00%) Life Science
2 6 (50.00%) Biology
3 5 (41.67%) Proteomics
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Physics
5 1 (8.33%) Chemistry
5 1 (8.33%) LIMS
5 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Benchmarking
1 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
4 1 (8.33%) 3D Rendering
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Discovery
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) R
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) Scala
6 1 (8.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) PhD
3 2 (16.67%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Terracotta
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