The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank 604 629 607
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -22
Contract jobs citing Biology 13 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.015% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.080% 0.046% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £413 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Biology
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16297 17545 17330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.31% 33.41% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10598 11148 10649
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 739 759
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.88 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.09 £44.14 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Biology as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in England

Biology
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Biology across the England region.

Biology Daily Rate Trend in England

Biology
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Biology across the England region.

Biology Hourly Rate Trend in England

Biology
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
East of England +13 8 - - 6
South East - 4 £413 - 1
South West - 1 £338 - 1
Biology
UK

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 England region with a requirement for Biology.

1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 10 (62.50%) Unix
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) Python
3 9 (56.25%) C
3 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
4 6 (37.50%) Perl
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 6 (37.50%) Chemistry
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
5 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
5 5 (31.25%) Life Science
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source
5 5 (31.25%) Big Data
5 5 (31.25%) PMI Certification
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) OO
5 5 (31.25%) Line Management
5 5 (31.25%) GitHub
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source Development
5 5 (31.25%) Informatics
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (6.25%) Apache Solr
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
2 5 (31.25%) Big Data
3 3 (18.75%) GIS
3 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Software Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Research Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Lucene
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Chemistry
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Informatics
2 5 (31.25%) Life Science
3 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) PMI
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.25%) Ontologies
5 1 (6.25%) Semantic Web
5 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
1 10 (62.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (31.25%) Line Management
2 5 (31.25%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) Open Source
2 5 (31.25%) Open Source Development
2 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Prototyping
4 3 (18.75%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) PMI Certification
3 3 (18.75%) PMP
3 3 (18.75%) Postgraduate
4 1 (6.25%) APMP
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat