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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biotechnology
Rank - 609 584
Contract jobs citing Biotechnology 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.006% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -

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
18754 17991 17104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.09% 32.21% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11771 10808 10374
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 749 700
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.46 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (57.14%) GMP
2 4 (57.14%) GAMP
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) Life Science
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) CDISC
3 2 (28.57%) SAS
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) GCP
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (14.29%) ProC
4 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Base SAS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing Analytics

Biotechnology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ProC
General
1 7 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Validation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SAS Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) GAMP
1 4 (57.14%) GMP
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) CDISC
3 1 (14.29%) GCP
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
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