The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biology
Rank 136 - 142
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Biology 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% - 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
923 760 885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.03% 25.69% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 392 415
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 89
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £10.52 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Biology across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Biology
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Biology Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Biology
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Biology Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) YUM
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) GPFS

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (100.00%) YUM
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat