The 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 120 129 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Informatics 28 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.64% 0.67% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 3
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£425 - £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £273
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £21.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +18.30%
Informatics
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1061 751 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.42% 26.50% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 413 291
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 74 57
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.63 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Informatics Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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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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
Manchester -5 9 £325 - 3
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 17 (43.59%) NHS
2 14 (35.90%) PMI
2 14 (35.90%) PMI Certification
2 14 (35.90%) Process Management
2 14 (35.90%) Manufacturing
3 13 (33.33%) GMP
3 13 (33.33%) GxP
3 13 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (30.77%) Project Management
4 12 (30.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (23.08%) Validation
7 7 (17.95%) QA
8 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
8 5 (12.82%) Information Management
8 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.26%) SQL
9 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
10 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
10 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
10 3 (7.69%) MS Office
10 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.69%) Internet
10 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.69%) Data Management
10 3 (7.69%) Finance
10 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.69%) Data Architecture
10 3 (7.69%) Information Architecture
11 2 (5.13%) HTML5

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 14 (35.90%) Manufacturing
2 13 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Architect
2 19 (48.72%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (23.08%) Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Information Architect
5 3 (7.69%) UI Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Designer
5 3 (7.69%) NHS Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) NHS Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Interface Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Change Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Change Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.56%) IT Technician
7 1 (2.56%) Senior IT Technician
7 1 (2.56%) Process Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) CSS
1 2 (5.13%) HTML5
1 2 (5.13%) CSS3
1 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) JSON
2 1 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) NHS
2 14 (35.90%) PMI
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) e-Health
3 1 (2.56%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Android
1 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Process Management
2 12 (30.77%) Project Management
3 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (23.08%) Validation
5 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
5 5 (12.82%) Information Management
6 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.69%) Data Management
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) Data Architecture
7 3 (7.69%) Information Architecture
8 2 (5.13%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.13%) Usability Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.56%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) GMP
1 13 (33.33%) GxP
2 12 (30.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (17.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
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