Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 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 West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 205 220
Contract jobs citing Chemistry 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.069% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.086% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
South West median daily rate - £319 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
England median daily rate £525 £338 £413
% change year-on-year +55.56% -18.18% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4570 4641 5272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.92% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2882 3120 3572
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £238 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 269 254
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £13.86
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.76
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Chemistry
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Chemistry in the South West

Chemistry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chemistry in the South West