The table below looks at the statistics for Biology skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biology
UK
Rank 590 617 615
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Contract jobs citing Biology 5 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.021% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.026% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £438 £293 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £293 -
% change year-on-year
+49.57% -
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
37558 43101 41682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 82.82% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24946 28188 26403
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 952 1185 1115
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.05 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Biology as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Biology Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Biology
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Biology within the UK.

Biology Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Biology
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Biology within the UK.

Biology Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Biology
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biology within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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 +32 5 £438 +67.46% 18
Berkshire +24 4 £438 - 2
South East +23 4 £438 +49.57% 3
Bracknell +2 2 £420 -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - - 10
East of England 0 1 - - 11

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Biology 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 Biology.

1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
1 9 (69.23%) Life Science
1 9 (69.23%) Chemistry
2 5 (38.46%) Ontologies
3 4 (30.77%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 4 (30.77%) Resource Allocation
3 4 (30.77%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Linked Data
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Swing
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) PhD
5 2 (15.38%) GxP
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) PMI
5 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Python

Biology
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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Life Science
2 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (23.08%) Linked Data
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) PMI
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Chemistry
1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Ontologies
3 4 (30.77%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (30.77%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 4 (30.77%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) PhD
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) APMP
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GxP
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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