The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chemistry in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chemistry over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chemistry
Rank 637 639 598
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -41
Contract jobs citing Chemistry 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.033% 0.038% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £550 £408 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.96% -25.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £340 £480
% change year-on-year
+61.76% -29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18103 18393 17223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.45% 32.30% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 11542 10428
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 722 689
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.35 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Chemistry
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Chemistry Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chemistry
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Chemistry within the UK.

Chemistry Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Chemistry
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Chemistry within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Chemistry Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Chemistry
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Chemistry within the UK.

Chemistry Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Chemistry
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chemistry within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
England -17 5 £483 +18.40% 15
Berkshire +4 4 £413 +21.32%
South East -4 4 £413 +21.32%
Bracknell - 4 £413 -
Salisbury - 1 £553 -
Wiltshire - 1 £553 -
South West - 1 £553 -

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Chemistry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Chemistry.

1 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 7 (53.85%) Biology
3 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Line Management
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Life Science
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
6 3 (23.08%) PMP
6 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 3 (23.08%) GIS
6 3 (23.08%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
7 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
7 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Information Management
7 2 (15.38%) Validation
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) People Management
7 2 (15.38%) APMP
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Dutch Language
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) HR Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Project Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planner
3 1 (7.69%) Research Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior ETL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Biology
2 4 (30.77%) Life Science
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Physics
4 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Line Management
3 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Information Management
5 2 (15.38%) People Management
5 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) PMP
4 2 (15.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GxP
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Informatica
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle