The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LIMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £563 £525
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
LIMS
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
477 331 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.19% 23.08% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 186 186
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £482 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +58.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh