The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology 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 Biology over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 137 139 117
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing Biology 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 1.06% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Biology
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
852 943 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.23% 29.79% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 514 360
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 97 77
Average hourly rate £22.51 £25.75 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.57% +1.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £15.15 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.70 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Biology
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Biology across the East of England region.

Biology Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Biology
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 Biology within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 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 - 4 - - 3
Essex -13 2 - -
Biology
England

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Biology 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 Biology.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
1 6 (100.00%) Life Science
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (50.00%) Django
5 2 (33.33%) Use Case
5 2 (33.33%) GitHub
5 2 (33.33%) Terracotta
5 2 (33.33%) OAuth2
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) Spring Security
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) Java EE
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Wicket
5 2 (33.33%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) OAuth
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
5 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Biology 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 Biology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Datomic
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Neo4j
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Django
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Servlets
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Lucene
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) Spring Security
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (33.33%) OAuth
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) OAuth2
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) WebGL
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Life Science
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
4 1 (16.67%) Semantic Web
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) RDF
3 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Rendering
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Discovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
2 1 (16.67%) PhD
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Terracotta
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