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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bioinformatics
Rank 640 632 624
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.007% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £275 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £281 £550
% change year-on-year
- -48.86%
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
45487 44731 42956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.61% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30072 27893 26816
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1299 1233
Median hourly rate £34.50 £29.41 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 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 2 May 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 -1 1 - - 13

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 15 (93.75%) Biology
2 14 (87.50%) Computer Science
3 12 (75.00%) Python
4 11 (68.75%) Perl
5 9 (56.25%) Life Science
5 9 (56.25%) Finance
6 7 (43.75%) Degree
6 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
7 6 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (37.50%) Docker
7 6 (37.50%) Linux
7 6 (37.50%) C++
7 6 (37.50%) MySQL
8 5 (31.25%) FTP
8 5 (31.25%) NFS
8 5 (31.25%) IBM
8 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
8 5 (31.25%) Nagios
8 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
8 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
8 5 (31.25%) Validation
8 5 (31.25%) C
8 5 (31.25%) GPFS
8 5 (31.25%) Puppet
8 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
8 5 (31.25%) Time Management
8 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (31.25%) Ganglia
9 4 (25.00%) jQuery

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 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Dutch Language
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Programmer
2 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior ETL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Statistician
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) Ajax
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) D3.js
4 1 (6.25%) Django
4 1 (6.25%) DOM
4 1 (6.25%) JSP
4 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
4 1 (6.25%) Polymer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Components
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) WebGL
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Biology
2 14 (87.50%) Computer Science
3 9 (56.25%) Life Science
4 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Chemistry
6 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 2 (12.50%) User Experience
7 1 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
7 1 (6.25%) Informatics
7 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (6.25%) Physics
7 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
2 5 (31.25%) Time Management
2 5 (31.25%) Validation
3 4 (25.00%) Parallel Computing
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) 3D Rendering
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) ETL Development
5 1 (6.25%) Human Factors
5 1 (6.25%) Image Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Discovery
5 1 (6.25%) Linear Algebra
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Python
2 11 (68.75%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) C
4 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) R
7 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Postgraduate
3 3 (18.75%) PhD
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Docker
2 5 (31.25%) GPFS
2 5 (31.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Ganglia
1 5 (31.25%) Nagios
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica