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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biology
England / East of England
Rank 120 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Biology 3 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.60% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 2.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £230 -
% change year-on-year
+82.60% -
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 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
688 675 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.06% 28.78% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 380 382
Median daily rate £350 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 90 55
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Biology as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -9 3 - -
Biology
England

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Biology.

1 6 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (83.33%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Big Data
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) PhD
4 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
4 2 (33.33%) Swing
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (33.33%) Life Science
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Life Science
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (83.33%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) PhD
2 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat