Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 365 375 390
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 -
Contract jobs citing Chemistry 12 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.071% 0.042% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.051% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
South East median daily rate £550 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +21.32% -
10th Percentile £388 £394 £272
90th Percentile £638 £546 £478
England median daily rate £500 £338 £413
% change year-on-year +48.15% -18.18% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
South East median hourly rate £19.30 - £45.00
England 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13966 13858 15814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.90% 82.60% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8365 8369 9417
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.56%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 551 606
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% - +48.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.49
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Chemistry
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Chemistry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Chemistry in the South East

Chemistry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chemistry in the South East

Chemistry
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chemistry in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chemistry in the South East

Chemistry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Chemistry in the South East

Chemistry
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chemistry within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Berkshire +8 5 £625 +51.52% 1
Thames Valley -9 5 £625 +51.52% 2
Surrey - 4 £438 -
Kent - 1 £485 -
Chemistry
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for Chemistry.

1 11 (91.67%) Life Science
2 10 (83.33%) Ruby
2 10 (83.33%) Netezza
2 10 (83.33%) JSON
2 10 (83.33%) Subversion
2 10 (83.33%) Bioinformatics
2 10 (83.33%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) Unix
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) OOP
2 10 (83.33%) OO
2 10 (83.33%) Python
2 10 (83.33%) PhD
2 10 (83.33%) Data Mining
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) Perl
2 10 (83.33%) Integration Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Data Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (83.33%) RESTful
2 10 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 10 (83.33%) RapidMiner
2 10 (83.33%) Big Data
2 10 (83.33%) Apache Spark
2 10 (83.33%) KNIME
2 10 (83.33%) Apache Airflow
2 10 (83.33%) Luigi
2 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (83.33%) Pipeline Pilot
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation

Chemistry
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (83.33%) Apache Airflow
1 10 (83.33%) Apache Spark
1 10 (83.33%) Luigi
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Pipeline Pilot
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Big Data
1 10 (83.33%) Data Mining
1 10 (83.33%) Hadoop
1 10 (83.33%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 10 (83.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
1 10 (83.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (8.33%) C Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Perl Developer
2 1 (8.33%) QC Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) JSON
1 10 (83.33%) RESTful
1 10 (83.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Life Science
2 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Bioinformatics
1 10 (83.33%) Data Integration
1 10 (83.33%) Integration Testing
1 10 (83.33%) OO
1 10 (83.33%) OOP
2 6 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Biology
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Physics
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) Perl
1 10 (83.33%) Python
1 10 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (41.67%) C
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) PhD
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17025
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Netezza
1 10 (83.33%) RapidMiner