The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Biostatistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Biostatistics over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biostatistics (Biometry)
UK
Rank 585 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Biostatistics 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.003% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 - -

Biostatistics 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 36922 43751 41629
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.12% 82.86% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24340 28690 25778
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.31%  
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 £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1113 1192
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%  

Biostatistics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Biostatistics in the UK

Biostatistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Biostatistics in the UK

Biostatistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Biostatistics in the UK

Biostatistics
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biostatistics within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
England - 1 - -

Biostatistics
Top 3 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Biostatistics 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 Biostatistics.

1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet

Biostatistics
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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (100.00%) Project Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management