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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bioinformatics
Rank 135 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.082% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - £65.35 -
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
2146 1674 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.59% 69.03% 66.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 922 1033
Average daily rate £425 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 161 178
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014. 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 -6 6 - - 7
Hertfordshire - - - -
Bioinformatics
England

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (78.26%) Degree
2 17 (73.91%) Java
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 15 (65.22%) Biology
3 15 (65.22%) Computer Science
4 14 (60.87%) Ajax
4 14 (60.87%) HTML
5 13 (56.52%) XML
5 13 (56.52%) Mathematics
6 12 (52.17%) Perl
7 11 (47.83%) DHTML
7 11 (47.83%) JSP
7 11 (47.83%) jQuery
8 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
8 10 (43.48%) CSS
8 10 (43.48%) SQL
8 10 (43.48%) MySQL
8 10 (43.48%) Linux
8 10 (43.48%) Web Development
9 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
9 9 (39.13%) REST
10 8 (34.78%) Life Science
10 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (34.78%) Spring
10 8 (34.78%) Web Services
10 8 (34.78%) Oracle
10 8 (34.78%) JDBC
11 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
11 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
11 7 (30.43%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (21.74%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Solr
3 3 (13.04%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
1 10 (43.48%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Mockito
2 2 (8.70%) Hamcrest
2 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (21.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Project Leader
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Project Leader
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Software Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Developer
3 5 (21.74%) UI Programmer
3 5 (21.74%) UI Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) Ajax
1 14 (60.87%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) XML
3 11 (47.83%) DHTML
3 11 (47.83%) JSP
3 11 (47.83%) jQuery
4 10 (43.48%) CSS
5 9 (39.13%) REST
6 8 (34.78%) Spring
6 8 (34.78%) Web Services
6 8 (34.78%) JDBC
7 7 (30.43%) JSON
7 7 (30.43%) CSS3
7 7 (30.43%) HTML5
8 6 (26.09%) GWT
8 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
8 6 (26.09%) XSLT
8 6 (26.09%) Servlets
9 5 (21.74%) SOAP
9 5 (21.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Biology
1 15 (65.22%) Computer Science
2 13 (56.52%) Mathematics
3 8 (34.78%) Life Science
4 6 (26.09%) Data Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Informatics
5 5 (21.74%) Statistics
5 5 (21.74%) Data Structures
5 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
6 4 (17.39%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
8 2 (8.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Web Development
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) Build Automation
5 6 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) OO
6 5 (21.74%) DNA
7 4 (17.39%) Validation
7 4 (17.39%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
8 2 (8.70%) Web Design
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) Test-First Development
8 2 (8.70%) UML
9 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
1 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) Perl
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
5 6 (26.09%) Python
5 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
5 6 (26.09%) C
6 5 (21.74%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Twitter