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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bioinformatics
Rank 581 - 587
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% - 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% - 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
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
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Bioinformatics Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East - 6 £550 - 2
England - 6 £550 - 11
Berkshire - 6 £550 - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 9
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 9
Cambridge - - - - 5
Edinburgh - - - -
London - - - -
Slough - - - - 1

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (76.47%) Informatics
2 12 (70.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 10 (58.82%) Chemistry
4 9 (52.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (47.06%) Project Management
5 8 (47.06%) Life Science
6 5 (29.41%) Biology
6 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Validation
7 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) HTTP
8 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
8 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
9 2 (11.76%) Document Management
9 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
9 2 (11.76%) Dutch Language
9 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
9 2 (11.76%) Change Management
10 1 (5.88%) Information Security
10 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
10 1 (5.88%) ETL
10 1 (5.88%) GxP
10 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
10 1 (5.88%) Cognos
10 1 (5.88%) Oracle

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ERwin
General
1 9 (52.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.76%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Validation Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Compliance Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Informatics
2 10 (58.82%) Chemistry
3 8 (47.06%) Life Science
4 5 (29.41%) Biology
4 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Validation
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Document Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GxP
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Informatica
Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Salary: Salary £26,545 - £30,184 + additional £6.5k bioinformatics allowance p
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £30196 - £38088 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago