The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LIMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £563 £525
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
LIMS
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
622 426 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.51% 27.99% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 225 159
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.00 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £17.30 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

LIMS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) MVC

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#