The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 78 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Informatics 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.54% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.05% 2.19% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £280
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -30.76%
Informatics
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
342 274 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.45% 24.82% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 165 147
Average daily rate £339 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 20
Average hourly rate £11.22 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.13% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.46 £8.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.00 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Informatics
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Informatics Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Informatics
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Stockport - - - - 1
Informatics
North West

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (44.44%) NHS
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) SOA

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) UI Designer
1 5 (55.56%) Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Interface Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) NHS Performance Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Change Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML5
1 4 (44.44%) CSS3
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft