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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
England / London
Rank 392 416 410
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Contract jobs citing LIMS 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.076% 0.041% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £406
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 - £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £305 £575
% change year-on-year
-11.44% -46.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6573 7349 7463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.42% 34.27% 34.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4558 5157 5176
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 119 141
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.99 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.56% +1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.10 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £35.48 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

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 25 February 2017.

LIMS Daily Rate Histogram in London

LIMS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London - 1 £450 -
Ealing - 1 - -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 5 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
3 3 (20.00%) Workflow
3 3 (20.00%) FMCG
3 3 (20.00%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) PMO
4 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) LabWare
4 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (13.33%) MS Project
5 1 (6.67%) Progress
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) Chemistry
5 1 (6.67%) Blog
5 1 (6.67%) HL7
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) TrackWise
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) LIMS Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) LIMS Manager
2 3 (20.00%) PMO Lead
2 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QC Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (20.00%) FMCG
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Blog
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Chemistry
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) QMS
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) LabWare
2 1 (6.67%) Progress
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter