The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 641 630 612
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Contract jobs citing LIMS 5 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.027% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.028% 0.084% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Median daily rate - £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £563 £525
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
17745 17821 17049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.05% 31.82% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11516 10932 10511
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 727 740
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LIMS
Daily Rate Trend

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

LIMS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LIMS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

LIMS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LIMS
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
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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 -1 4 - - 4
London +8 3 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 2

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for LIMS.

1 7 (43.75%) Manufacturing
1 7 (43.75%) Information Management
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (31.25%) Life Science
4 4 (25.00%) SAP PP-PI
4 4 (25.00%) Logistics
4 4 (25.00%) SAP QM
4 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 4 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) SAP MM
4 4 (25.00%) SAP PP
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) SCADA
5 3 (18.75%) Informatics
5 3 (18.75%) FMCG
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) NHS
6 2 (12.50%) GxP
7 1 (6.25%) FTP
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) .NET
7 1 (6.25%) MS Office
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management

LIMS
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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SAP MM
1 4 (25.00%) SAP PP
1 4 (25.00%) SAP PP-PI
1 4 (25.00%) SAP QM
2 1 (6.25%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
General
1 7 (43.75%) Manufacturing
2 6 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) SAP QM Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) LIMS Manager
4 2 (12.50%) LIMS Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Healthcare Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Healthcare Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Management Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) LIMS Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Management Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) NHS Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Life Science
2 3 (18.75%) FMCG
2 3 (18.75%) Informatics
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) SCADA
3 2 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Information Management
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Logistics
3 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GxP
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) LabWare
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