The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biostatistics (Biometry)
Rank 587 555 584
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +29
Contract jobs citing Biostatistics 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.003% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41318 34649 42090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.34% 72.50% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25663 20657 24013
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 £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1064 1437
Average hourly rate £28.49 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £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%

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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biostatistics within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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
England -35 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
London - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Biostatistics
Top 7 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) CDISC
2 1 (50.00%) Clinical Data Management

Biostatistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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
General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Clinical Data Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Clinical Data Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) CDISC