The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 192 197 184
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Informatics 4 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.079% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.49% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £280
% change year-on-year
+9.71% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -30.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1918 2267 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.78% 38.33% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1649 1614
Average daily rate £470 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Informatics across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Informatics across the City of London region.

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Informatics across the City of London region.

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Informatics
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Informatics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Informatics.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) NHS
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Data Quality
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Cerner
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Linux

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Informatics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Informatics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Information Manager
1 5 (62.50%) NHS Information Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cerner