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 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 111 121 120
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Informatics 21 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.55% 1.20% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 4
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£450 £350 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £328 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £368 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £280
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -30.76%
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
823 749 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.25% 27.34% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 423 363
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 58
Average hourly rate £20.35 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £25.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 23 January 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 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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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 -1 7 £300 -14.28% 2
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (70.37%) NHS
2 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) QA
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Internet
5 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
5 5 (18.52%) Information Management
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) CSS3
6 4 (14.81%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.11%) MS Office
7 3 (11.11%) Data Management
7 3 (11.11%) Information Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Data Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (18.52%) UI Designer
3 5 (18.52%) Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Information Architect
4 3 (11.11%) NHS Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) NHS Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Interface Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Change Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) CSS3
1 4 (14.81%) HTML5
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Health Informatics
2 1 (3.70%) e-Health
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
2 5 (18.52%) Information Management
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Data Management
4 3 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.41%) Usability Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
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