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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biotechnology
Rank 625 634 647
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Contract jobs citing Biotechnology 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.003%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.012% 0.016% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £475 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +8.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
16353 18243 18179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.59% 33.35% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10596 11467 11532
Median daily rate £430 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 787 758
Median hourly rate £19.02 £20.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +21.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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 4 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 5 December 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
South East +14 2 £475 +18.75% 1
England 0 2 £475 +18.75% 8
Surrey - 2 £475 -
Woking - 1 - -

Biotechnology
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) GxP
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Life Science
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 2 (100.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing

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
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) QA Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Regulatory Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) GxP
1 2 (100.00%) QA