The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 136 118 136
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing Informatics 7 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.25% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£255 £265 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £172 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £368 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.90 £11.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+69.36% -18.96%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
670 558 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.13% 23.46% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 251 293
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 77 93
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.75 £14.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Informatics
England

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Informatics
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Informatics Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Informatics
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -2 6 £265 -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 5
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (37.50%) Business Objects
3 9 (37.50%) NHS
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (33.33%) Analytics
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
5 7 (29.17%) Visualisation
5 7 (29.17%) BusinessObjects XI
5 7 (29.17%) System Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) Data Mart
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
5 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
6 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (25.00%) C#
6 6 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) QA
8 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Change Management
8 3 (12.50%) Data Entry
9 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
9 2 (8.33%) GxP

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
3 7 (29.17%) BusinessObjects XI
3 7 (29.17%) Data Mart
3 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
3 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.17%) MS Access
General
1 12 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Business Objects Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Business Developer
3 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Report Developer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) PMO Assistant
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Software Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) NHS
2 7 (29.17%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Analytics
2 7 (29.17%) System Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Entry
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) IT Governance
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.33%) GxP
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Business Objects
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Mapinfo