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 24 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 502 514 543
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +29
Contract jobs citing Informatics 62 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.073% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -8.00%
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 - £11.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.96%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12723 12552 13334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.77% 27.01% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7801 7739 7817
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 554 706
Average hourly rate £20.16 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Informatics
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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 24 July 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
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 24 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 17 £400 +45.45% 9
South West -18 10 £325 -23.52% 1
South East -7 9 £375 +7.14% 1
East of England -19 8 £255 -3.77% 1
East Midlands - 8 £300 -
Yorkshire +4 5 £568 +64.49%
North West -7 2 £350 +3.70% 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
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Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 84 (58.74%) NHS
2 42 (29.37%) SQL
3 36 (25.17%) SQL Server
4 29 (20.28%) Project Management
5 24 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (13.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 19 (13.29%) Management Information System
6 19 (13.29%) MS Excel
7 18 (12.59%) Information Governance
8 17 (11.89%) Oracle
9 15 (10.49%) Finance
9 15 (10.49%) Health Informatics
10 14 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
11 13 (9.09%) CSS
12 12 (8.39%) .NET
12 12 (8.39%) Relational Database
12 12 (8.39%) Analytics
13 11 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (7.69%) JavaScript
13 11 (7.69%) XML
13 11 (7.69%) Life Science
14 10 (6.99%) Data Analysis
15 9 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (6.29%) C#
15 9 (6.29%) Business Objects
15 9 (6.29%) Programme Management
16 8 (5.59%) Change Management
16 8 (5.59%) XSLT
16 8 (5.59%) PRINCE2

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (2.10%) CMS
1 3 (2.10%) Orchard CMS
2 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.40%) SAS
3 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 19 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.20%) MS Office
3 3 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.40%) SPSS
5 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) Network Security
2 1 (0.70%) VoIP
2 1 (0.70%) WAN
2 1 (0.70%) FTP
2 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (8.39%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.90%) BusinessObjects XI
4 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.90%) QlikView
4 7 (4.90%) Data Mart
4 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.90%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.90%) MS Access
4 7 (4.90%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.80%) OLAP
7 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 7
8 2 (1.40%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.40%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.70%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.70%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.40%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) JIRA
2 1 (0.70%) NUnit
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (13.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (10.49%) Finance
3 7 (4.90%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.20%) Electronics
4 6 (4.20%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) German Language
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Automotive
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (27.27%) Analyst
2 22 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 20 (13.99%) Project Manager
4 19 (13.29%) Developer
5 14 (9.79%) NHS Information Analyst
6 12 (8.39%) Architect
7 8 (5.59%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (5.59%) NHS Project Manager
7 8 (5.59%) Integration Specialist
8 7 (4.90%) Business Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Business Objects Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (4.20%) Product Specialist
10 5 (3.50%) Performance Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Data Analyst
11 3 (2.10%) NHS Performance Manager
11 3 (2.10%) Report Developer
11 3 (2.10%) Performance Analyst
11 3 (2.10%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.09%) CSS
2 12 (8.39%) .NET
3 11 (7.69%) XML
4 8 (5.59%) XSLT
5 6 (4.20%) HTML
6 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.10%) jQuery
8 3 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (1.40%) Web Services
9 2 (1.40%) SOAP
9 2 (1.40%) WSDL
10 1 (0.70%) HTML5
10 1 (0.70%) RESTful
10 1 (0.70%) Microformats
10 1 (0.70%) Spring
10 1 (0.70%) Struts
10 1 (0.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 84 (58.74%) NHS
2 19 (13.29%) Management Information System
3 15 (10.49%) Health Informatics
4 11 (7.69%) Life Science
5 8 (5.59%) Statistics
5 8 (5.59%) Visualisation
6 6 (4.20%) DTV
6 6 (4.20%) Chemistry
7 5 (3.50%) Data Extraction
8 4 (2.80%) GIS
9 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.40%) Biology
9 2 (1.40%) Ontologies
9 2 (1.40%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.40%) Social Media
10 1 (0.70%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.70%) Pharmacovigilance
10 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.70%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.90%) Windows
2 2 (1.40%) Linux
3 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.28%) Project Management
2 24 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (12.59%) Information Governance
4 12 (8.39%) Analytics
5 11 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (6.99%) Data Analysis
7 9 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.29%) Programme Management
8 8 (5.59%) Change Management
8 8 (5.59%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.59%) Data Modelling
8 8 (5.59%) System Testing
8 8 (5.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (4.90%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.90%) Statistical Analysis
9 7 (4.90%) Information Management
9 7 (4.90%) Data Governance
10 6 (4.20%) Benchmarking
10 6 (4.20%) Bioinformatics
10 6 (4.20%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.37%) SQL
2 11 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.29%) C#
4 5 (3.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.10%) C
6 1 (0.70%) SPARQL
6 1 (0.70%) XPath
6 1 (0.70%) Ruby
6 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.70%) VBA
6 1 (0.70%) Java
6 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.70%) Python
6 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (4.90%) Degree
2 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) ISEB
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) HL7
2 5 (3.50%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.40%) GxP
3 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.70%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.70%) COBIT
4 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.70%) HDFS
1 1 (0.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.70%) Control-M
1 1 (0.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (11.89%) Oracle
2 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.29%) Business Objects
4 6 (4.20%) SAP
5 2 (1.40%) Informatica
6 1 (0.70%) Cerner
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.70%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.70%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.70%) Reuters
6 1 (0.70%) Teradata
6 1 (0.70%) VMware
6 1 (0.70%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.70%) Guidewire
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