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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
UK
Rank 585 619 609
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -10
Contract jobs citing DICOM 1 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.022% 0.058% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Median daily rate £375 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £280
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
4455 5152 4999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.00% 9.94% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2883 3188 3031
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 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 199 167
Median hourly rate £21.24 £42.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.03% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £61.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +85.26%

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
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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +49 1 £375 -1.63% 2
London +16 1 £375 -1.63% 2
City of London - 1 £375 -

DICOM
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) HL7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) PACS
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (40.00%) MS Access
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (20.00%) InterSystems
4 1 (20.00%) ODBC
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) 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 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (40.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PACS
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) VB6
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) InterSystems