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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 188 197 185
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Informatics 3 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.58% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +108.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £273
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £165.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £21.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +18.30%
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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
1931 2408 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.23% 39.23% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1766 1669
Average daily rate £450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 45 48
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.44 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Informatics Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Cerner
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
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%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cerner