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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biology
Rank 137 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Biology 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £495 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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
832 703 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.92% 28.79% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 341 357
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 98 89
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.50 £22.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.68% +37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.90 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 21 November 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 - - - - 5
Biology
England

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 14 (93.33%) Computer Science
2 14 (93.33%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (80.00%) Degree
4 11 (73.33%) Ajax
4 11 (73.33%) DHTML
4 11 (73.33%) HTML
4 11 (73.33%) JSP
4 11 (73.33%) XML
5 10 (66.67%) SQL
6 9 (60.00%) Linux
6 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (53.33%) Spring
7 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
7 8 (53.33%) jQuery
7 8 (53.33%) JDBC
7 8 (53.33%) MySQL
7 8 (53.33%) Oracle
8 7 (46.67%) CSS
8 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
8 7 (46.67%) REST
8 7 (46.67%) Scrum
8 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
9 6 (40.00%) Build Automation
9 6 (40.00%) Life Science
9 6 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (40.00%) Data Integration
9 6 (40.00%) GWT

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
1 2 (13.33%) Mockito
1 2 (13.33%) Hamcrest
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Project Leader
1 6 (40.00%) Software Project Leader
2 5 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 5 (33.33%) UI Programmer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) DHTML
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
1 11 (73.33%) JSP
1 11 (73.33%) XML
1 11 (73.33%) Ajax
2 8 (53.33%) Spring
2 8 (53.33%) JDBC
2 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 7 (46.67%) REST
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) Servlets
4 6 (40.00%) GWT
4 6 (40.00%) XSLT
4 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (33.33%) JSON
5 5 (33.33%) SOAP
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 5 (33.33%) CSS3
5 5 (33.33%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (40.00%) Life Science
3 6 (40.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Build Automation
4 6 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Test-First Development
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (40.00%) Perl
3 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle