The table below looks at the statistics for DICOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DICOM over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
UK / England
Rank 578 608 591
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Contract jobs citing DICOM 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.008% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.024% 0.088% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £375 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4150 4557 4538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 9.56% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2707 2881 2766
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 178 153
Median hourly rate £23.34 £42.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.42% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +84.78%

DICOM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DICOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DICOM Jobs Demand Trend in England

DICOM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DICOM Daily Rate Trend in England

DICOM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DICOM Hourly Rate Trend in England

DICOM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DICOM within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
London +20 1 £375 -1.63% 1
DICOM
UK

DICOM
Top 19 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DICOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for DICOM.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) HL7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) PACS
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (40.00%) MS Access
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (20.00%) InterSystems
4 1 (20.00%) ODBC
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Electronic Patient Records

DICOM
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (40.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PACS
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) VB6
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) InterSystems