The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biotechnology in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biotechnology over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biotechnology
Rank 650 643 617
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Contract jobs citing Biotechnology 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.006% 0.016% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £53.50
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
18114 18488 17728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.54% 32.39% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11702 11634 10717
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 £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 741 710
Median hourly rate £20.83 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Biotechnology
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Biotechnology as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biotechnology within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
London +3 1 £425 - 1
England -17 1 £425 - 4
City of London - 1 £425 -

Biotechnology
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology.

1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PgMP
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Biotechnology
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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior UX Designer
1 1 (50.00%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PgMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMP