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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank 124 148 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing Biology 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
856 850 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.41% 27.22% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 449 482
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 89 86
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.15 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +20 8 - - 11
Biology
England

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) C
2 7 (87.50%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) Informatics
4 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 5 (62.50%) Open Source
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) Open Source Development
4 5 (62.50%) GitHub
4 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Big Data
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) Postgraduate
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (25.00%) Prototyping

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Lucene
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (62.50%) Informatics
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (12.50%) Ontologies
4 1 (12.50%) Semantic Web
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 5 (62.50%) Open Source Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle