Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Chemistry skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Chemistry over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Chemistry
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 165 174
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 -
Contract jobs citing Chemistry 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.14% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Berkshire median daily rate £625 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.52% +21.32% -
10th Percentile £613 £394 £272
90th Percentile £638 £546 £478
South East median daily rate £550 £413 £340
% change year-on-year +33.33% +21.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.30 - £45.00

Chemistry is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3385 3459 3940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.62% 81.25% 78.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1763 1866 2176
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.52%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £541
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 131 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £39.20 £48.75 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

Chemistry
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Chemistry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Chemistry in Berkshire

Chemistry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chemistry in Berkshire

Chemistry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Chemistry in Berkshire

Chemistry
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chemistry within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham - 4 £625 -
Bracknell -3 1 - -
Chemistry
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Chemistry.

1 5 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (100.00%) Life Science
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (80.00%) RapidMiner
2 4 (80.00%) Big Data
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (80.00%) KNIME
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Airflow
2 4 (80.00%) Luigi
2 4 (80.00%) Pipeline Pilot
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Bioinformatics
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Netezza
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) OO

Chemistry
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (80.00%) Apache Airflow
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (80.00%) Luigi
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Pipeline Pilot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
1 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (80.00%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
1 4 (80.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Life Science
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Bioinformatics
1 4 (80.00%) Data Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Biology
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Netezza
1 4 (80.00%) RapidMiner