The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biotechnology in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biotechnology over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biotechnology
Rank 622 610 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Biotechnology 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.004% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.024% 0.012% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £638 £675 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £638 £675 -
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
16596 16129 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.14% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10700 10027 9635
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 688 665
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Biotechnology
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Biotechnology within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Biotechnology Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Biotechnology
Daily Rate Trend

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

Biotechnology Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Biotechnology
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Biotechnology within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Biotechnology Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Biotechnology
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Biotechnology Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Biotechnology
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biotechnology within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 4 £638 -5.55% 1
South East - 4 £638 - 1
Surrey - 2 £700 -
Bracknell - 1 £575 -
Berkshire - 1 £575 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 -

Biotechnology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology.

1 5 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (66.67%) Life Science
3 3 (50.00%) PhD
3 3 (50.00%) PMP
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Biometrics
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) Logistics
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) Biology
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Development Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) IT Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Research Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) COM
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Life Science
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Biometrics
3 1 (16.67%) Biology
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) PhD
1 3 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com