The table below looks at the statistics for Biology skills 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biology
England / East of England
Rank 120 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Biology 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.048% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £293 -
% change year-on-year
+49.57% -
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1710 1890 1987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 81.78% 79.88% 77.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 1148 1193
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £588 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 159 149
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 24 February 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 +2 1 - - 10
Biology
England

Biology
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 4 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (50.00%) Swing
3 2 (50.00%) PhD
3 2 (50.00%) Life Science
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

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 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) Life Science
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
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