The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 412 432 414
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs citing LIMS 10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.013% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.035% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £481 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
LIMS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7921 8544 8869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.70% 36.49% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5623 5990 6069
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
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 110 149 155
Median hourly rate £19.23 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.20 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £52.17 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in London

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in London

LIMS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LIMS across the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

LIMS Daily Rate Histogram in London

LIMS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 7 (70.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (50.00%) SCADA
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (40.00%) FMCG
4 3 (30.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) SAP QM
5 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP QM
General
1 7 (70.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
1 8 (80.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) LIMS Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) SCADA
2 4 (40.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (30.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP