The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 18 April 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 505 463 538
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +75
Contract jobs citing Informatics 85 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.093% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 21 10
Average daily rate £375 £255 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -13.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £264 £210
% change year-on-year
+23.22% +25.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £12.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +99.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £136.80 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £17.75 £12.03
% change year-on-year
+64.78% +47.54%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13400 11240 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8401 6937 8355
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 572 723
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Informatics
UK

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in England

Informatics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Informatics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Informatics
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Informatics Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Informatics
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -8 29 £425 +77.08% 6
South East -2 20 £375 +36.36% 4
East of England -11 16 £240 - 6
Yorkshire -13 12 £369 +48.98% 1
North West -14 5 £366 +34.31% 13
East Midlands -8 1 £288 -4.16%
West Midlands -17 1 - -
South West - - - -
Informatics
UK

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 88 (59.46%) NHS
2 50 (33.78%) SQL
3 30 (20.27%) Management Information System
4 27 (18.24%) Oracle
5 25 (16.89%) SQL Server
6 23 (15.54%) Degree
7 22 (14.86%) CSS
7 22 (14.86%) MS Excel
8 21 (14.19%) Project Management
9 19 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (12.16%) Microsoft
10 18 (12.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (10.14%) Information Governance
12 14 (9.46%) Health Informatics
13 13 (8.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (8.78%) Bioinformatics
13 13 (8.78%) Finance
13 13 (8.78%) HTML
14 12 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (8.11%) Information Management
15 11 (7.43%) Life Science
15 11 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (6.76%) Business Objects
16 10 (6.76%) Windows
16 10 (6.76%) Computer Science
16 10 (6.76%) Visualisation
16 10 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (6.76%) Data Analysis
16 10 (6.76%) Relational Database

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.35%) CMS
2 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.35%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.38%) MS Office
4 2 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
1 1 (0.68%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.38%) Internet
2 3 (2.03%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.73%) BusinessObjects XI
5 7 (4.73%) Data Mart
5 7 (4.73%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.38%) MS Access
8 4 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.70%) QlikView
9 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.35%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.68%) Redis
11 1 (0.68%) MySQL
11 1 (0.68%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Maven
1 3 (2.03%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.35%) Toad
2 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.68%) NUnit
3 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 18 (12.16%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (8.78%) Finance
3 3 (2.03%) Marketing
3 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.35%) Legal
4 2 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.68%) Local Government
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (27.03%) Analyst
2 33 (22.30%) Developer
3 22 (14.86%) Information Analyst
4 20 (13.51%) Project Manager
5 19 (12.84%) Architect
6 17 (11.49%) NHS Information Analyst
7 7 (4.73%) Business Objects Developer
7 7 (4.73%) IT Project Manager
7 7 (4.73%) Data Analyst
7 7 (4.73%) Software Developer
7 7 (4.73%) Business Developer
8 6 (4.05%) Information Architect
8 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (4.05%) Report Developer
8 6 (4.05%) NHS Project Manager
9 5 (3.38%) Consultant
9 5 (3.38%) Business Analyst
10 4 (2.70%) Programme Manager
10 4 (2.70%) Data Architect
10 4 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.86%) CSS
2 13 (8.78%) HTML
3 9 (6.08%) .NET
4 8 (5.41%) XML
5 6 (4.05%) Microformats
5 6 (4.05%) HTML5
6 5 (3.38%) jQuery
7 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.70%) Spring
8 3 (2.03%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.03%) JDBC
9 2 (1.35%) Web Services
9 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (0.68%) RESTful
10 1 (0.68%) SOAP
10 1 (0.68%) Struts
10 1 (0.68%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 88 (59.46%) NHS
2 30 (20.27%) Management Information System
3 14 (9.46%) Health Informatics
4 11 (7.43%) Life Science
5 10 (6.76%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.76%) Visualisation
6 8 (5.41%) Chemistry
7 6 (4.05%) Taxonomies
7 6 (4.05%) Ontologies
7 6 (4.05%) Open Source
8 5 (3.38%) Biology
9 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.03%) LIMS
10 2 (1.35%) DTV
10 2 (1.35%) Statistics
10 2 (1.35%) Speech Recognition
11 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.68%) NPfIT
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.76%) Windows
2 5 (3.38%) Linux
3 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.19%) Project Management
2 19 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (10.14%) Information Governance
4 13 (8.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 13 (8.78%) Bioinformatics
5 12 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.11%) Information Management
6 11 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (6.76%) Data Analysis
8 9 (6.08%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.08%) PRINCE2
8 9 (6.08%) Change Management
9 8 (5.41%) Programme Management
9 8 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (5.41%) System Testing
9 8 (5.41%) Analytics
10 7 (4.73%) Data Management
10 7 (4.73%) Identity Management
11 6 (4.05%) Validation
11 6 (4.05%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.78%) SQL
2 8 (5.41%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.73%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.05%) C#
5 4 (2.70%) Java
5 4 (2.70%) Ruby
6 3 (2.03%) VBA
6 3 (2.03%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.35%) C
8 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (15.54%) Degree
2 6 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.68%) ECDL
4 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) QA
2 6 (4.05%) SNOMED CT
3 4 (2.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) COBIT
4 1 (0.68%) HL7
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.68%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (18.24%) Oracle
2 18 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.76%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.35%) Cerner
4 2 (1.35%) SAP
4 2 (1.35%) Altiris
5 1 (0.68%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.68%) Mapinfo
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.68%) Teradata
5 1 (0.68%) VMware
5 1 (0.68%) Thunderhead
Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Salary: Salary £26,545 - £30,184 + additional £6.5k bioinformatics allowance p
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 18 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £30196 - £38088 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £374.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 25 days ago