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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 58 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Bioinformatics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 428 499 532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 79.41% 79.84% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 299 271
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 34 56
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +76.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Bioinformatics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Bioinformatics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Bioinformatics in Cambridgeshire

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bioinformatics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Bioinformatics.

1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) PhD
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Biology
2 3 (37.50%) R
2 3 (37.50%) Docker
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Life Science
3 2 (25.00%) Swing
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow Management
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (12.50%) Complexity Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow

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 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Life Science
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Biology
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Complexity Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) R
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) VMware