The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 16 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 North West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 133 114 131
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs citing Informatics 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.53% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £366 £273 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.31% +36.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £264 £210
% change year-on-year
+19.43% +25.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £17.75 £12.03
% change year-on-year
+64.78% +47.54%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
732 569 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.68% 23.22% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 255 332
Average daily rate £325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 49 62
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% -12.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.56 £10.75 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £34.50 £25.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Informatics
England

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Informatics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 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
Manchester -14 3 - - 4
Cheshire - - - - 1
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (71.43%) NHS
2 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) Information Management
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) Microformats
4 6 (42.86%) Taxonomies
4 6 (42.86%) Ontologies
4 6 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (42.86%) SNOMED CT
4 6 (42.86%) Information Architecture
4 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Health Informatics
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (7.14%) ECDL

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Information Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) NHS Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Quality Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) Microformats
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) NHS
2 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (42.86%) Taxonomies
3 6 (42.86%) Ontologies
4 2 (14.29%) Health Informatics
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (7.14%) NPfIT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Information Management
2 6 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (42.86%) Information Architecture
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) QMS
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
Crewe
Computer Futures
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 9 days ago
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Posted: 15 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £374.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 22 days ago