Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 858 856
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2 -11
Contract jobs citing Chemistry 18 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.018% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 9
England median daily rate £525 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £388 £131 £252
90th Percentile £638 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £525 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +27.27% +17.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
England median hourly rate £19.30 £13.63 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.56% -69.71% -
UK median hourly rate £19.30 £13.63 £45.00
% change year-on-year +41.56% -69.71% -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80259 82302 85123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.62% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54003 54838 56099
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 2151 2525
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

Chemistry
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Chemistry in England

Chemistry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chemistry in England

Chemistry
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chemistry in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chemistry in England

Chemistry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Chemistry in England

Chemistry
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chemistry within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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
South East +9 12 £550 +32.13% 8
East of England - 3 - - 4
London -16 2 £550 +307.41% 4
North West - 1 £350 - 2
North of England - 1 £350 - 2
Chemistry
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Chemistry.

1 13 (72.22%) Life Science
2 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (61.11%) JSON
2 11 (61.11%) Python
2 11 (61.11%) Hadoop
2 11 (61.11%) Big Data
2 11 (61.11%) Apache Spark
3 10 (55.56%) RapidMiner
3 10 (55.56%) KNIME
3 10 (55.56%) Apache Airflow
3 10 (55.56%) Luigi
3 10 (55.56%) Pipeline Pilot
3 10 (55.56%) PhD
3 10 (55.56%) Data Mining
3 10 (55.56%) OOP
3 10 (55.56%) OO
3 10 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) Perl
3 10 (55.56%) XML
3 10 (55.56%) Unix
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Ruby
3 10 (55.56%) Netezza
3 10 (55.56%) Subversion
3 10 (55.56%) Bioinformatics
3 10 (55.56%) Integration Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Data Integration
3 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 10 (55.56%) RESTful
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing

Chemistry
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 11 (61.11%) Apache Spark
2 10 (55.56%) Apache Airflow
2 10 (55.56%) Luigi
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Pipeline Pilot
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Big Data
1 11 (61.11%) Hadoop
2 10 (55.56%) Data Mining
2 10 (55.56%) KNIME
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 10 (55.56%) Subversion
General
1 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Python Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Process Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Perl Developer
4 1 (5.56%) QC Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) JSON
2 10 (55.56%) RESTful
2 10 (55.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Life Science
2 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Semantic Web
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.56%) Linked Data
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
1 10 (55.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Bioinformatics
1 10 (55.56%) Data Integration
1 10 (55.56%) Integration Testing
1 10 (55.56%) OO
1 10 (55.56%) OOP
2 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Workflow
4 5 (27.78%) Physics
5 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Biology
6 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
7 1 (5.56%) Information Retrieval
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.56%) Random Forest
7 1 (5.56%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Perl
2 10 (55.56%) Ruby
3 5 (27.78%) C
4 4 (22.22%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) Scala
5 1 (5.56%) SPARQL
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) PhD
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 17025
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Netezza
1 10 (55.56%) RapidMiner