Period
to 21 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 6 months to 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 92 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - -
Contract jobs citing LIMS 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.39% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £538 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.82% - -
East of England median daily rate £538 £390 £270
% change year-on-year +37.82% +44.40% -27.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

LIMS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 358 407 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 34.82% 31.87% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 237 131
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £438 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £211 £103
90th Percentile £625 £559 £500
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £360
% change year-on-year +2.94% +18.06% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 27
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.50 £41.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.44% +134.29% -53.33%
10th Percentile £13.85 £13.55 £10.79
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.85 £45.25
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £22.70 £21.00
% change year-on-year -15.20% +8.10% -6.67%

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing LIMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for LIMS in Cambridgeshire

LIMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LIMS in Cambridgeshire

LIMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LIMS in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LIMS in Cambridgeshire

LIMS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
Cambridge -4 2 £538 +37.82% 1
LIMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing LIMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) CBAP
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) LabWare

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) LIMS Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CBAP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) LabWare
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft