The table below looks at the statistics for Bioinformatics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bioinformatics over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bioinformatics
Rank 591 593 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.011% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.014% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£281 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-48.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42607 42090 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.66% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 26094 21361
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1209 1182 1111
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £52.50 £53.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Bioinformatics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bioinformatics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Bioinformatics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bioinformatics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bioinformatics within the UK.

Bioinformatics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Bioinformatics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bioinformatics within the UK.

Bioinformatics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
England -8 2 £281 -48.86% 8
West Midlands - 2 £281 -
East of England - - - - 5
Cambridge - - - - 4
Coventry - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
London - - - - 3
Wirral - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 4
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Bioinformatics 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 Bioinformatics.

1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Informatics
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 5 (55.56%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) C
4 4 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) DNA
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Statistics
5 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
5 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (22.22%) Health Informatics
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) R
6 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
6 2 (22.22%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) SAS
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Cerner
6 2 (22.22%) Billing
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 1 (11.11%) Ajax

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Bioinformatics 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 Bioinformatics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) Catalyst
2 1 (11.11%) DBIx::Class
2 1 (11.11%) Moose
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Informatics
2 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Health Informatics
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) DNA
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) R
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cerner
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