The table below looks at the statistics for Bioinformatics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bioinformatics over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bioinformatics
UK
Rank 606 622 608
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.014% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £281
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £281
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
37606 43039 41704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 82.75% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24983 28189 26373
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1185 1114
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Bioinformatics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Bioinformatics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 2 - - 22
Cambridgeshire +3 2 - - 14
East of England +1 2 - - 16

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bioinformatics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Bioinformatics.

1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) R
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Biology
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (30.00%) Docker
5 2 (20.00%) Statistics
5 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (20.00%) PhD
5 2 (20.00%) Swing
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (20.00%) Life Science
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) LDAP
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) Perl

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Python Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (20.00%) Life Science
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Biology
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Statistics
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) R
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
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