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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Biology 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
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
717 812 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.52% 29.52% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 450 459
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 74 58
Median hourly rate £19.00 £32.10 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.80% +39.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £42.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 15 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 13 (86.67%) Computer Science
3 12 (80.00%) Python
4 11 (73.33%) Perl
5 9 (60.00%) Life Science
5 9 (60.00%) Finance
6 7 (46.67%) Visualisation
7 6 (40.00%) Degree
7 6 (40.00%) MySQL
7 6 (40.00%) C++
7 6 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (40.00%) Docker
8 5 (33.33%) GPFS
8 5 (33.33%) Linux
8 5 (33.33%) FTP
8 5 (33.33%) NFS
8 5 (33.33%) IBM
8 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 5 (33.33%) C
8 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 5 (33.33%) Nagios
8 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (33.33%) Validation
8 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 5 (33.33%) Puppet
8 5 (33.33%) Time Management
8 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (33.33%) Ganglia
9 4 (26.67%) jQuery
9 4 (26.67%) Parallel Computing

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 (6.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Programmer
2 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Statistician
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) Ajax
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) D3.js
4 1 (6.67%) Django
4 1 (6.67%) DOM
4 1 (6.67%) JSP
4 1 (6.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (6.67%) Polymer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Components
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) WebGL
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (60.00%) Life Science
3 7 (46.67%) Visualisation
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) User Experience
6 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (6.67%) Chemistry
6 1 (6.67%) Informatics
6 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.67%) Physics
6 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (33.33%) Time Management
3 5 (33.33%) Validation
4 4 (26.67%) Parallel Computing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) Human Factors
6 1 (6.67%) Image Processing
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) Product Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) SEO
6 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Python
2 11 (73.33%) Perl
3 6 (40.00%) C++
4 5 (33.33%) C
4 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) Postgraduate
3 3 (20.00%) PhD
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
2 5 (33.33%) GPFS
2 5 (33.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ganglia
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle