Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Biology skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Biology over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Biology
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 162 -
Contract jobs citing Biology 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Berkshire median daily rate - £420 -
South East median daily rate £485 £420 -
% change year-on-year +15.48% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Biology is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,400 3,309 3,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 82.99% 81.97% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,784 1,747 2,112
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 119 168
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £26.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -32.74% +29.28%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.10 £50.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%

Biology
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Biology as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Biology in Berkshire

Biology
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Biology in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Biology in Berkshire

Biology
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biology in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Biology in Berkshire