The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LIMS 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.17% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£210 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £600 -
% change year-on-year
-49.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
136 146 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.41% 30.17% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 82 63
Average daily rate £370 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £150 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.65% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £56.25 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LIMS across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LIMS across the Cambridge region.

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

LIMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LIMS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

LIMS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

LIMS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing LIMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LIMS.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Catalyst
2 1 (14.29%) DBIx::Class
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing LIMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LIMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) NHS Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Catalyst
1 1 (14.29%) DBIx::Class
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Content Management
1 1 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Content Management
1 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle