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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank 114 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Biology 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 - -
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
622 674 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.54% 26.83% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 377 346
Average daily rate £400 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £177 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 61 65
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £44.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 9 - - 12
Biology
England

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 19 (86.36%) Computer Science
3 16 (72.73%) Finance
3 16 (72.73%) Python
4 15 (68.18%) Perl
5 13 (59.09%) Life Science
6 9 (40.91%) Degree
6 9 (40.91%) Visualisation
7 8 (36.36%) MySQL
8 7 (31.82%) C++
8 7 (31.82%) Linux
8 7 (31.82%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (31.82%) Docker
9 6 (27.27%) GPFS
9 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
9 6 (27.27%) Puppet
9 6 (27.27%) Ganglia
9 6 (27.27%) Time Management
9 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (27.27%) C
9 6 (27.27%) Java
9 6 (27.27%) PhD
9 6 (27.27%) FTP
9 6 (27.27%) NFS
9 6 (27.27%) IBM
9 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
9 6 (27.27%) Nagios
9 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
9 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
10 5 (22.73%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Datomic
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Programmer
2 6 (27.27%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Statistician
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) jQuery
2 4 (18.18%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) Ajax
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) Django
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) OpenGL
4 2 (9.09%) Polymer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Components
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) WebGL
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) D3.js
5 1 (4.55%) DOM
5 1 (4.55%) JSP
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP
5 1 (4.55%) mod_perl
5 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (86.36%) Computer Science
2 13 (59.09%) Life Science
3 9 (40.91%) Visualisation
4 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
6 2 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (9.09%) Chemistry
6 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (9.09%) Physics
6 2 (9.09%) User Experience
7 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
7 1 (4.55%) Biotechnology
7 1 (4.55%) Informatics
7 1 (4.55%) Semantic Web
7 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 7 (31.82%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 6 (27.27%) Time Management
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) Validation
5 4 (18.18%) Parallel Computing
6 3 (13.64%) Web Development
7 2 (9.09%) 3D Rendering
7 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) Image Processing
7 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Discovery
7 2 (9.09%) Microscopy
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Analytics
8 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
8 1 (4.55%) Functional Programming
8 1 (4.55%) Kanban
8 1 (4.55%) Linear Algebra
8 1 (4.55%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Python
2 15 (68.18%) Perl
3 7 (31.82%) C++
4 6 (27.27%) C
4 6 (27.27%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) R
7 1 (4.55%) Clojure
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) PhD
3 5 (22.73%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Docker
2 6 (27.27%) GPFS
2 6 (27.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Ganglia
1 6 (27.27%) Nagios
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) IBM
1 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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