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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bioinformatics
Rank 604 - 562
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 9 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% - 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% - 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£250 - £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 - - -

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
42498 40281 37334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.13% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27435 25058 22430
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1192 1110
Average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 5 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 7 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 9 £250 - 18
London - 7 £250 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 12
East of England - 1 - - 14
Cambridge - 1 - - 12

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Life Science
2 6 (54.55%) Big Data
3 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Informatics
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) UNIX
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) SAS
6 2 (18.18%) Cerner
6 2 (18.18%) Billing
6 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
6 2 (18.18%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (18.18%) R
6 2 (18.18%) Health Informatics

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (18.18%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) BigTable
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) PowerCenter
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Dutch Language
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
3 2 (18.18%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (18.18%) Project Office Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (9.09%) Catalyst
2 1 (9.09%) DBIx::Class
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Life Science
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Informatics
4 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Health Informatics
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) Chemistry
5 1 (9.09%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) R
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Samba
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Cerner
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata
3 1 (9.09%) Isilon
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
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Rate: 6 (monthly salary starting at £2,670.64 free of UK income tax plus mob
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Rate: 6 (monthly salary starting at £2,670.64 free of UK income tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable)
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