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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bioinformatics
Rank 608 598 571
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -27
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.008% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £375 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -46.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £700
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 4 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 5 February 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
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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
Cambridgeshire +18 11 - - 15
East of England +10 11 - - 15
England +8 11 - - 19
Cambridge - 11 - - 15

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (85.19%) Computer Science
2 22 (81.48%) Biology
3 19 (70.37%) Perl
4 16 (59.26%) Python
4 16 (59.26%) Finance
5 14 (51.85%) Degree
6 13 (48.15%) Life Science
7 12 (44.44%) Linux
7 12 (44.44%) MySQL
8 10 (37.04%) PhD
9 9 (33.33%) Visualisation
10 7 (25.93%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (25.93%) Docker
10 7 (25.93%) Unix
10 7 (25.93%) C++
10 7 (25.93%) NFS
10 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
11 6 (22.22%) Nagios
11 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
11 6 (22.22%) Java
11 6 (22.22%) C
11 6 (22.22%) FTP
11 6 (22.22%) IBM
11 6 (22.22%) Time Management
11 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (22.22%) GPFS
11 6 (22.22%) R
11 6 (22.22%) Puppet
11 6 (22.22%) Hadoop

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) FWSM
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Datomic
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Programmer
2 6 (22.22%) Administrator
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Leader
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Statistician
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
1 5 (18.52%) jQuery
2 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) Ajax
4 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.41%) Django
4 2 (7.41%) JSON
4 2 (7.41%) OpenGL
4 2 (7.41%) Polymer
4 2 (7.41%) Web Components
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) WebGL
5 1 (3.70%) CSS3
5 1 (3.70%) D3.js
5 1 (3.70%) DOM
5 1 (3.70%) JSP
5 1 (3.70%) LAMP
5 1 (3.70%) mod_perl
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (85.19%) Computer Science
2 22 (81.48%) Biology
3 13 (48.15%) Life Science
4 9 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.81%) Proteomics
6 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 2 (7.41%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (7.41%) Chemistry
7 2 (7.41%) Informatics
7 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (7.41%) Physics
7 2 (7.41%) User Experience
8 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
8 1 (3.70%) Biotechnology
8 1 (3.70%) Semantic Web
8 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Unix
3 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Data Visualisation
2 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 6 (22.22%) Time Management
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 5 (18.52%) Validation
4 4 (14.81%) Benchmarking
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Parallel Computing
4 4 (14.81%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) 3D Rendering
6 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) Image Processing
6 2 (7.41%) Knowledge Discovery
6 2 (7.41%) Microscopy
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.70%) Linear Algebra
7 1 (3.70%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Perl
2 16 (59.26%) Python
3 7 (25.93%) C++
3 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
4 6 (22.22%) C
4 6 (22.22%) Java
4 6 (22.22%) R
5 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Clojure
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) PhD
3 5 (18.52%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
1 7 (25.93%) NFS
2 6 (22.22%) GPFS
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Samba
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Ganglia
1 6 (22.22%) Nagios
1 6 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) IBM
1 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) EMC
2 1 (3.70%) Isilon
2 1 (3.70%) NetApp
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Sophos
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
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