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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Informatics
Rank 100 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Informatics 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.60% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 2.05% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £344 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - £29.25
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
571 487 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.53% 29.37% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 250 184
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £246 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 30
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £10.14 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.94 £17.50 £37.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Information Management
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
1 3 (30.00%) Health Informatics
1 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) LIMS
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Health Informatics
2 2 (20.00%) LIMS
2 2 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Ontologies
3 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Information Management
1 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) BDD
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Lotus
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft