The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bioinformatics
England / East of England
Rank 123 124 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.081% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.10% -
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 the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1761 1982 2058
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.68% 80.67% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1175 1193
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 162
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Bioinformatics
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Bioinformatics
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Essex - 3 - - 6
Cambridgeshire +8 2 - -
Bioinformatics
England

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for Bioinformatics.

1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Biology
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) PhD
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) Docker
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) R
5 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (16.67%) Swing
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Physics
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
6 2 (16.67%) Big Data
6 2 (16.67%) Life Science
6 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (8.33%) LXC

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Principal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Principal Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) Swing
3 1 (8.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) Life Science
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Biology
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Web Development
2 4 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Physics
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
5 1 (8.33%) Data Security
5 1 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Informatics
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) SABSA
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Statistics
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) R
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (8.33%) Go
6 1 (8.33%) Haskell
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) PhD
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) GSEC
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) LXC
2 1 (8.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Pegasus
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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