The table below looks at the statistics for Biology skills 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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biology
UK / England
Rank 570 601 594
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -7
Contract jobs citing Biology 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.021% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.012% 0.025% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £438 £261 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.46% -
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34237 39508 37993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.95% 82.86% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22891 26199 24367
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 847 1079 1033
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 25 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
South East +22 4 £438 +49.57% 3
Biology
UK

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for Biology.

1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
1 8 (66.67%) Life Science
1 8 (66.67%) Chemistry
2 5 (41.67%) Ontologies
3 4 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Linked Data
4 3 (25.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 3 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Swing
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) PhD
5 2 (16.67%) GxP
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) PMI
6 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (8.33%) LDAP
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Perl

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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Life Science
2 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (25.00%) Linked Data
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Chemistry
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Ontologies
3 4 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (25.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 3 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) PhD
2 1 (8.33%) APMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GxP
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
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