The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chemistry in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chemistry over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chemistry
Rank 582 561 569
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing Chemistry 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.008% 0.031% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
Chemistry
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13306 12787 13590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.00% 26.57% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8068 8002 8055
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 545 721
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Chemistry
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Chemistry Jobs Demand Trend in England

Chemistry
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Chemistry Daily Rate Trend in England

Chemistry
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Chemistry across the England region.

Chemistry Hourly Rate Trend in England

Chemistry
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chemistry within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - - - - 7
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
South East - - - - 5
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Chemistry
UK

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Chemistry 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 Chemistry.

1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
1 6 (85.71%) Physics
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) Workflow
2 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) French Language
4 2 (28.57%) PhD
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Nagios
5 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) Wiki
5 1 (14.29%) WPF
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Chemistry 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 Chemistry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
1 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
2 4 (57.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Risk Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Banking Business Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
1 6 (85.71%) Physics
2 1 (14.29%) Biology
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) Wiki
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
1 5 (71.43%) Workflow
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) R
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Ganglia
1 1 (14.29%) YUM
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat