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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bioinformatics
Rank 628 632 613
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 10 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.031% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.038% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
42021 44388 43486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.55% 81.15% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28019 28757 28290
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1336 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 5 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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 10 - - 10
East of England -1 7 - - 8
Cambridgeshire -4 7 - - 8
London - 3 - -
Cambridge -3 1 - - 5

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 10 (71.43%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Biology
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) R
4 6 (42.86%) Web Development
5 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 5 (35.71%) Big Data
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) C
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (21.43%) Docker
7 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
7 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) Postgraduate
7 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
7 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL
7 3 (21.43%) Workflow
8 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (14.29%) Swing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
1 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Big Data
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Python Software Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Swing
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Lucene
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Biology
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
3 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (14.29%) Life Science
4 2 (14.29%) Statistics
4 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Ontologies
5 1 (7.14%) Semantic Web
5 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Web Development
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) R
3 4 (28.57%) C
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Postgraduate
3 2 (14.29%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
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