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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 611 610 579
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Contract jobs citing LIMS 14 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.018% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.086% 0.054% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
LIMS
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
16338 16547 15845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.18% 32.53% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10719 10550 9819
Median daily rate £434 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 564 606 643
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.01 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 10 £481 -12.50%
West Midlands - 3 £450 -
North West - 1 - -
LIMS
UK

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 England region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 14 (73.68%) Manufacturing
2 8 (42.11%) SAP
2 8 (42.11%) Migration
3 7 (36.84%) Logistics
4 5 (26.32%) Information Management
4 5 (26.32%) SAP QM
4 5 (26.32%) Quality Management
4 5 (26.32%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (26.32%) SCADA
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (21.05%) Life Science
5 4 (21.05%) SAP PP-PI
5 4 (21.05%) FMCG
5 4 (21.05%) SAP MM
5 4 (21.05%) SAP PP
6 3 (15.79%) SAP PM
6 3 (15.79%) Publishing
6 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) LSMW
6 3 (15.79%) Billing
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) EDI
6 3 (15.79%) ABAP
6 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Demand Management
7 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SAP QM
2 4 (21.05%) SAP MM
2 4 (21.05%) SAP PP
2 4 (21.05%) SAP PP-PI
3 3 (15.79%) SAP PM
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) LSMW
General
1 14 (73.68%) Manufacturing
2 5 (26.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (15.79%) Billing
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Publishing
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Consultant
2 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (36.84%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) SAP QM Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) SAP PM Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) LIMS Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Information Management Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Management Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Quality Management Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) SCADA
2 4 (21.05%) FMCG
2 4 (21.05%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) Logistics
3 5 (26.32%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Information Management
3 5 (26.32%) Quality Management
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Demand Management
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) ABAP
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GxP
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) LabWare