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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 262 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Contract jobs citing Chemistry 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.077% 0.054% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.066% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £385 £293 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.62% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £293 £375
% change year-on-year +31.62% -22.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £53.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.31 -

Chemistry is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6397 7548 7900
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.64% 81.37% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3717 4640 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 272 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Chemistry
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Chemistry as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +25 3 £455 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 -
Chemistry
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Biology
2 6 (60.00%) Life Science
3 5 (50.00%) Ontologies
4 3 (30.00%) Linked Data
4 3 (30.00%) Physics
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Information Management
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) GMP
6 1 (10.00%) PMI
6 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
6 1 (10.00%) LIMS
6 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) LabVantage
6 1 (10.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Author
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Author
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) LIMS Manager
3 1 (10.00%) LIMS Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Life Science
2 3 (30.00%) Linked Data
3 1 (10.00%) LIMS
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Biology
3 5 (50.00%) Ontologies
4 3 (30.00%) Physics
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
6 1 (10.00%) Information Management
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GMP
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) LabVantage