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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 589 - 540
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Biology 6 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% - 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.036% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
16511 16046 15561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.05% 32.51% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10581 9839 9417
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 624 668
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Biology across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 4 - - 4
North West - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 £475 -
Biology
UK

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Biology also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Biology.

1 5 (83.33%) Life Science
2 4 (66.67%) Bioinformatics
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Lucene
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Servlets
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Biology also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Biology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Portal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) Lucene
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) Spring Security
2 2 (33.33%) Django
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Wicket
2 2 (33.33%) OAuth
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) OAuth2
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Life Science
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Bioinformatics
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
2 1 (16.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Terracotta
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