The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 650 632
Rank change year-on-year +66 -18  
Contract jobs citing Chemistry 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.008% 0.005% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £551 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.97% +41.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £551 £255
% change year-on-year - +116.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39103 44215 45229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.33% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25496 29340 29026
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1070 1262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Chemistry
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Chemistry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chemistry in the UK

Chemistry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Chemistry in the UK

Chemistry
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chemistry within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England +48 2 £375 -32.12% 7
Bracknell - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
London - 1 £375 - 3
Wales - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for Chemistry.

1 7 (63.64%) Physics
2 5 (45.45%) Biology
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Life Science
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Ontologies
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Monte Carlo Method
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
5 2 (18.18%) R
5 2 (18.18%) Linked Data
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VBA
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Finance

Chemistry
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Author
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Author
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
3 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) Life Science
2 2 (18.18%) Linked Data
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Physics
2 5 (45.45%) Biology
3 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 3 (27.27%) Ontologies
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
5 2 (18.18%) Monte Carlo Method
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Pattern Recognition
6 1 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) R
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) PhD
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