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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank 616 - 580
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Biology 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% - 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.006% - 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £481
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
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
16171 15853 15832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.93% 32.23% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10588 9797 9878
Median daily rate £428 £422 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 630 706
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.57 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

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 24 May 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
South East - 1 - - 1
Biology
UK

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Biology.

1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 5 (45.45%) Life Science
3 5 (45.45%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (45.45%) Chemistry
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) Nagios
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) FTP
5 3 (27.27%) NFS
5 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Ganglia
5 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
5 3 (27.27%) Time Management
5 3 (27.27%) APMP
5 3 (27.27%) Puppet
5 3 (27.27%) Docker
5 3 (27.27%) GPFS
6 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation

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 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planner
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (9.09%) HR Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) D3.js
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Chemistry
2 5 (45.45%) Life Science
3 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Statistics
5 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Bioinformatics
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Parallel Computing
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) APMP
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
1 3 (27.27%) GPFS
1 3 (27.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ganglia
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft