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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 128 120 121
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Informatics 11 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.12% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Average daily rate
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£331 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £328 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £368 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £317 £260
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +21.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+196.29% -28.00%
Informatics
England

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
852 804 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.53% 28.39% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 421 391
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 57
Average hourly rate £16.78 £20.00 £18.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.10% +9.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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 -13 4 £275 -21.42% 1
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (70.59%) NHS
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) Internet
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Information Management
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) Information Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) TOGAF

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) EDMS
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) UI Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) NHS Performance Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) NHS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) HTML5
1 3 (17.65%) CSS3
1 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
1 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) e-Health
2 1 (5.88%) Health Informatics
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) Information Management
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Information Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Document Management
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
1 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
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