The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chemistry in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chemistry over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chemistry
Rank 144 110 135
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +25
Contract jobs citing Chemistry 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% 0.047% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
833 504 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.71% 23.45% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 302 390
Average daily rate £375 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 45 56
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -50.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.75 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £31.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Chemistry
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Chemistry across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Chemistry Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Chemistry
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Chemistry also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Chemistry.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Sony
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NorthgateArinso
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Chemistry also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Chemistry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) Sony
1 1 (100.00%) NorthgateArinso