The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
UK / England
Rank 575 587 566
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing LIMS 5 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.023% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.075% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 19
Median daily rate £361 £305 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.44% -46.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £260 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £326 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £305 £575
% change year-on-year
-11.44% -46.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.70 - £45.00

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
13209 14578 14306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.41% 30.95% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8592 9531 8885
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 503 533 590
Median hourly rate £20.97 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in England

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in England

LIMS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LIMS across the England region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

LIMS Daily Rate Histogram in England

LIMS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

LIMS Hourly Rate Trend in England

LIMS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the England region over the 3 months to 28 February 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
London +20 3 £413 -
East of England -4 2 £270 +8.03%
LIMS
UK

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 8 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (27.27%) Validation
2 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 4 (18.18%) CRM
4 4 (18.18%) ERP
4 4 (18.18%) PMO
5 3 (13.64%) LabWare
5 3 (13.64%) FMCG
5 3 (13.64%) Information Management
5 3 (13.64%) Life Science
5 3 (13.64%) Test Management
6 2 (9.09%) Chemistry
6 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (9.09%) Logistics
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (9.09%) NHS
6 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) MS Project
6 2 (9.09%) SAP
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP QM
1 1 (4.55%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) LSMW
1 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) LIMS Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) LIMS Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) PMO Lead
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) LIMS Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) QC Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) FMCG
2 3 (13.64%) Life Science
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Blog
4 1 (4.55%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (27.27%) Validation
2 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) CRM
3 4 (18.18%) ERP
3 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Information Management
4 3 (13.64%) Test Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Chemistry
5 2 (9.09%) Logistics
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.55%) Demand Management
6 1 (4.55%) Gantt Chart
6 1 (4.55%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) ABAP
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) GMP
2 1 (4.55%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) LabWare
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) LabVantage
3 1 (4.55%) Progress
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Martin & Conley
Rate: £8.50 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago