The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Biology skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Biology over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Biology
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 128 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing Biology 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.17% 0.080% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.100% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Biology 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 1961 2001 2447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.27% 80.07% 79.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1153 1457
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 153 180
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.71% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Biology
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Biology in the East of England

Biology
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Biology in the East of England

Biology
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 Biology within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 - 4 - -
Biology
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Biology 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 Biology.

1 6 (85.71%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) PhD
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Computational Biology
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (28.57%) Physics
5 2 (28.57%) Master's Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) DNA
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) SAS
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) S-PLUS
6 1 (14.29%) Statistics
6 1 (14.29%) Proteomics
6 1 (14.29%) Big Data
6 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line

Biology
Co-occurring 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 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) S-PLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Bioinformatics
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Computational Biology
4 2 (28.57%) DNA
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Physics
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Proteomics
5 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) PhD
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Master's Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
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