The table below looks at the statistics for DICOM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DICOM over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
Rank 620 645 647
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Contract jobs citing DICOM 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.002% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.083% 0.018% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Median daily rate £345 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £275 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4839 5601 5289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.78% 10.12% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3150 3433 3406
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 209 222
Median hourly rate £20.99 £25.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.06% +12.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%

DICOM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DICOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DICOM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DICOM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DICOM within the UK.

DICOM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DICOM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DICOM within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

DICOM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DICOM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DICOM within the UK.

DICOM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DICOM
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DICOM within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 4 £345 +25.45% 1
London +3 4 £345 +25.45%
City of London - 2 £345 -

DICOM
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DICOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DICOM.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) HL7
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PACS
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) ODBC
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) InterSystems
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records

DICOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) VB Developer
1 1 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PACS
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) InterSystems