The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bioinformatics
UK
Rank 593 625 618
Rank change year-on-year +32 -7  
Contract jobs citing Bioinformatics 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% 0.007% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £275
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37155 43761 41746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.85% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24488 28705 25865
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 1103 1195
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Bioinformatics
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Bioinformatics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bioinformatics in the UK

Bioinformatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bioinformatics in the UK

Bioinformatics
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bioinformatics within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +38 6 - - 9
East of England -1 5 - - 5
Saffron Walden - 3 - - 5
Essex - 3 - - 5
Cambridgeshire +7 2 - -
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 1
Camborne - 1 - - 1

Bioinformatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Bioinformatics.

1 12 (75.00%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) R
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) Biology
4 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Perl
5 5 (31.25%) Unix
5 5 (31.25%) PhD
5 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
5 5 (31.25%) Docker
6 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (25.00%) Statistics
6 4 (25.00%) Web Development
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) C
6 4 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (25.00%) Workflow
7 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (18.75%) Physics
7 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
8 2 (12.50%) Big Data
8 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (12.50%) Data Privacy
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Go
8 2 (12.50%) SABSA
8 2 (12.50%) Relational Database

Bioinformatics
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
2 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) POSIX
2 2 (12.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) e-Health
3 2 (12.50%) Life Science
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Biology
2 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (25.00%) Statistics
3 4 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (25.00%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Physics
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Privacy
5 2 (12.50%) Data Security
5 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (12.50%) Informatics
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) SABSA
5 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (6.25%) Complexity Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Computational Biology
6 1 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) R
3 6 (37.50%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) C
4 4 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) Go
5 2 (12.50%) Haskell
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) PhD
3 2 (12.50%) CISA
3 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 2 (12.50%) GSEC
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) KVM
2 2 (12.50%) LXC
2 2 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (6.25%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Lattice Semiconductor
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Pegasus
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
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