The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bioinformatics
Rank - 548 567
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 0 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.029% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.040% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £480 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £480 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40453 37287 40858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.92% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 22615 23509
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1063 1447
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 10 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 29 July 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
Cambridge - - - - 5
London - - - - 2
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 5
Surrey - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
England - - - - 9
East of England - - - - 6

Bioinformatics
Top 7 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (100.00%) Informatics
1 6 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 6 (100.00%) Life Science
1 6 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Biology

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (66.67%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Informatics
1 6 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 6 (100.00%) Life Science
2 2 (33.33%) Biology
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
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Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Posted: 5 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Rothamsted Research
Rate: From £29,842 to £32,315 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago