The table below looks at the statistics for Biostatistics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biostatistics over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biostatistics (Biometry)
Rank - 607 580
Contract jobs citing Biostatistics 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.005% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £51.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- +21.17%

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
41761 40034 37146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.19% 77.60% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27350 25609 22516
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £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 1211 1053 1129
Average hourly rate £39.27 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.03% -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% -

Biostatistics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Biostatistics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Biostatistics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Biostatistics
Daily Rate Trend

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

Biostatistics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Biostatistics
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Biostatistics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Biostatistics
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Biostatistics 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 Biostatistics.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (100.00%) Life Science
1 2 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

Biostatistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Biostatistics 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 Biostatistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Base SAS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Statistical Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP