The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 147 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LIMS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.029% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.087% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 -
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1144 1218 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.85% 28.77% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 750 546
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 57 68
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

LIMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

LIMS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

LIMS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
Cheshire - 1 £350 -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 North West region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) LabWare
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) GMP

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GMP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) LabWare