The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 169 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LIMS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.073% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £210 -
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LIMS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1375 2277 2217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.24% 38.43% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1111 1825 1609
Median daily rate £465 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 41 43
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -1.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing LIMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LIMS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LIMS 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 City of London region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft