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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bioinformatics
Rank 586 571 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 9 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.021% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.029% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £65.35 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £65.35 -

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 15 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 19 December 2014. 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 -32 9 £375 -28.57% 9
Cambridgeshire -6 6 - - 7
East of England -13 6 - - 7
London +13 3 £375 -28.57% 2
Bournemouth - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 7
Cardiff - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 19 (70.37%) Java
1 19 (70.37%) Degree
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 15 (55.56%) Biology
3 15 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 14 (51.85%) Ajax
4 14 (51.85%) HTML
5 13 (48.15%) XML
5 13 (48.15%) Mathematics
6 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
6 12 (44.44%) Perl
7 11 (40.74%) DHTML
7 11 (40.74%) SQL
7 11 (40.74%) JSP
7 11 (40.74%) Linux
7 11 (40.74%) Web Development
7 11 (40.74%) jQuery
8 10 (37.04%) Web Services
8 10 (37.04%) CSS
8 10 (37.04%) MySQL
9 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 9 (33.33%) Life Science
9 9 (33.33%) REST
10 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (29.63%) Spring
10 8 (29.63%) Oracle
10 8 (29.63%) JDBC
10 8 (29.63%) UNIX
11 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
11 7 (25.93%) Python

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) Node.js
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 10 (37.04%) MySQL
3 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
2 2 (7.41%) Mockito
2 2 (7.41%) Hamcrest
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 5 (18.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Software Project Leader
2 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Project Leader
2 6 (22.22%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (18.52%) UI Programmer
3 5 (18.52%) UI Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Ajax
1 14 (51.85%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) XML
3 11 (40.74%) DHTML
3 11 (40.74%) JSP
3 11 (40.74%) jQuery
4 10 (37.04%) Web Services
4 10 (37.04%) CSS
5 9 (33.33%) REST
6 8 (29.63%) Spring
6 8 (29.63%) JDBC
7 7 (25.93%) CSS3
7 7 (25.93%) HTML5
7 7 (25.93%) JSON
8 6 (22.22%) GWT
8 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
8 6 (22.22%) Servlets
8 6 (22.22%) XSLT
9 5 (18.52%) SOAP
9 5 (18.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Biology
1 15 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 13 (48.15%) Mathematics
3 9 (33.33%) Life Science
4 7 (25.93%) Informatics
5 6 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 6 (22.22%) Open Source
6 5 (18.52%) Statistics
6 5 (18.52%) Data Structures
6 5 (18.52%) Algorithms
7 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
8 2 (7.41%) User Experience
9 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Web Development
2 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Scrum
5 6 (22.22%) Build Automation
5 6 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) OO
6 5 (18.52%) DNA
6 5 (18.52%) MVC
7 4 (14.81%) Validation
8 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
8 2 (7.41%) TDD
8 2 (7.41%) Test-First Development
8 2 (7.41%) Web Design
8 2 (7.41%) UML
9 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (44.44%) Perl
4 11 (40.74%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) Python
5 7 (25.93%) C
5 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
6 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 5 (18.52%) C++
8 2 (7.41%) PHP
9 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Twitter
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