The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biology 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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biology
Rank 646 634 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Biology 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.011% 0.006% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17973 17628 17417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.29% 31.97% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11641 10994 10677
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 631 656 707
Median hourly rate £22.25 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -12.04%

Biology
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Biology as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous 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 4 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 27 June 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 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 -3 2 - - 15
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 8
Cambridge - 2 - - 8
East of England - 2 - - 9

Biology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Chemistry
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) APMP
4 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Information Management
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Life Science
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Resource Management
6 2 (18.18%) Informatics
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source Development
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Docker
6 2 (18.18%) GPFS
6 2 (18.18%) Puppet
6 2 (18.18%) GitHub
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Ganglia
6 2 (18.18%) Hadoop

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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planner
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) HR Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Chemistry
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Life Science
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Informatics
5 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Information Management
2 3 (27.27%) Resource Management
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source Development
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) APMP
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
1 2 (18.18%) GPFS
1 2 (18.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ganglia
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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