The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chemistry in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chemistry over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chemistry
Rank 616 615 584
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Contract jobs citing Chemistry 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.048% 0.006% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
18706 18006 17289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.94% 32.38% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11756 10796 10446
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 740 714
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.70 £18.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Chemistry
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Chemistry within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chemistry within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 9 £350 - 10
South East - 3 £408 - 3
South West - 2 £338 -
Berkshire - 2 £408 - 1
Bristol - 2 £338 -
London - 1 £525 - 2
East of England - 1 - - 4
City of London - 1 £525 -
Maidenhead - 1 £340 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Chemistry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (42.86%) Project Management
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) GxP
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 4 (28.57%) Life Science
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Discovery
4 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) JavaFX
5 2 (14.29%) Groovy
5 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 2 (14.29%) JFreeChart
5 2 (14.29%) JFace
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Programming
5 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) SQL

Chemistry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) PowerCenter
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) NetBeans
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Grunt
3 1 (7.14%) Bower
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Dutch Language
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Project Planner
2 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Graduate
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Senior ETL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Swing
1 2 (14.29%) JavaFX
1 2 (14.29%) JFace
1 2 (14.29%) JFreeChart
2 1 (7.14%) WebGL
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
2 1 (7.14%) JFC
2 1 (7.14%) Django
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Life Science
3 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Physics
4 2 (14.29%) Biology
5 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (7.14%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
2 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Discovery
3 2 (14.29%) Functional Programming
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Groovy
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) GxP
2 1 (7.14%) GMP
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) Teradata
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Rate: £12.00 - £18.00 per annum
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