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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Biology 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Biology
England

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
1232 1063 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.46% 28.85% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 598 466
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 81
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.93% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Biology as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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