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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biotechnology
UK
Rank 591 618 603
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Contract jobs citing Biotechnology 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.041% 0.024% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £638 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £638 -
% change year-on-year
-25.49% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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
14558 16732 16039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.94% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9299 10629 10061
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 694 649
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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
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 20 January 2017.

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 11 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 20 January 2017. 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 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
England +32 6 £400 -37.25% 2
South East +13 3 £475 -25.49%
Surrey +15 2 £475 -32.14%
London - 2 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Biotechnology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) GxP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Life Science
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) QMS
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
3 2 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Office Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Spotfire
4 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) Spotfire
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) QA Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Quality Manager
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Research Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) QMS
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 2 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Office Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GxP
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Sophos
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO