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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biology
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Biology 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £495 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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
818 742 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.01% 27.80% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 425 364
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 55
Average hourly rate £20.35 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £25.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ganglia
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) yum
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) GPFS
2 1 (50.00%) Yammer
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios

Biology
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) R
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (50.00%) yum
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat