The table below looks at the statistics for DICOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DICOM over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
Rank 408 398 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing DICOM 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.034% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate £381 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £280 £263
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
DICOM
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2068 2006 2062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.78% 9.63% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1389 1376
Average daily rate £468 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 26
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £45.25 £72.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

DICOM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DICOM across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DICOM Jobs Demand Trend in London

DICOM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DICOM Daily Rate Trend in London

DICOM
Top 22 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DICOM 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 DICOM.

1 4 (100.00%) NHS
1 4 (100.00%) HL7
2 3 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) ODBC
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Tcl
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) PACS

DICOM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DICOM 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 DICOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ODBC
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) NHS
2 3 (75.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle