Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Bioinformatics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bioinformatics over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 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.

Bioinformatics
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 91 70
Rank change year-on-year +35 -21 -2
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 30 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.81% 0.31% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 0.36% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 - -
East of England median daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

Bioinformatics 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 919 1,118 869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.13% 87.14% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 553 373
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £257 £213
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 102 103
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.13% +19.40% -4.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.25 £13.55
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.10 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.88 £33.17 £32.50
% change year-on-year -43.09% +2.05% +8.33%

Bioinformatics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Bioinformatics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Bioinformatics in Cambridgeshire

Bioinformatics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bioinformatics in Cambridgeshire

Bioinformatics
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +27 30 £450 - 9
Bioinformatics
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Bioinformatics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Bioinformatics.

1 15 (50.00%) Biology
2 14 (46.67%) Statistics
3 13 (43.33%) Law
4 12 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 9 (30.00%) Web Development
6 8 (26.67%) DNA
6 8 (26.67%) MATLAB
6 8 (26.67%) Machine Learning
6 8 (26.67%) Dimensionality Reduction
7 7 (23.33%) Computational Biology
7 7 (23.33%) Informatics
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) Python
8 6 (20.00%) Data Science
8 6 (20.00%) Algorithms
8 6 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 4 (13.33%) HTML
10 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
10 4 (13.33%) XML
10 4 (13.33%) Linux
10 4 (13.33%) Health Informatics
10 4 (13.33%) YAML
10 4 (13.33%) Ansible
10 4 (13.33%) User Experience
11 3 (10.00%) Reproducible Research
11 3 (10.00%) R
12 2 (6.67%) Life Science

Bioinformatics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (3.33%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (43.33%) Law
2 12 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) MATLAB Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Principal Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Principal Software Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) XML
1 4 (13.33%) YAML
2 1 (3.33%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Life Science
4 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Biology
2 14 (46.67%) Statistics
3 9 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 9 (30.00%) Web Development
4 8 (26.67%) Dimensionality Reduction
4 8 (26.67%) DNA
4 8 (26.67%) Machine Learning
5 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (23.33%) Computational Biology
5 7 (23.33%) Informatics
6 6 (20.00%) Data Science
6 6 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (13.33%) Health Informatics
9 3 (10.00%) Reproducible Research
10 2 (6.67%) SDLC
10 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Open Source
11 1 (3.33%) Statistical Modelling
11 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (26.67%) MATLAB
3 6 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.00%) R
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Ansible