The table below looks at the statistics for DICOM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DICOM over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
Rank 597 592 549
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -43
Contract jobs citing DICOM 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.070% 0.069% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£303 £263 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.23% -9.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £263 £290
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4302 4318 3641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.71% 7.93% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2584 2614 2152
Average daily rate £400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 185 136
Average hourly rate £21.55 £20.06 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.41% +13.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.12 £122.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.06 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +33.75%

DICOM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DICOM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2015.

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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DICOM within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
England -7 2 £365 +21.66% 1
London - 2 £365 - 1
Edinburgh +3 1 £240 -6.79%
Scotland -2 1 £240 -6.79%
Uxbridge - 1 £365 -
City of London - 1 - - 1

DICOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DICOM 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 DICOM.

1 14 (77.78%) HL7
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) XML
3 8 (44.44%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) ODBC
5 6 (33.33%) UNIX
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) NHS
5 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) CRM
7 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (16.67%) QA
8 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
8 3 (16.67%) Information Governance
8 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) PACS
8 3 (16.67%) XML Schema
8 3 (16.67%) Tcl
8 3 (16.67%) C++
8 3 (16.67%) XSL
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.11%) Python
9 2 (11.11%) LDAP

DICOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DICOM 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 DICOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) MS Access
General
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Integration Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Author
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Author
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) ODBC
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) XML Schema
4 3 (16.67%) XSL
5 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) Itk
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) NHS
2 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (16.67%) PACS
3 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.56%) FMCG
4 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Informatics
4 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) CRM
1 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Pattern Recognition
3 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) QMS
4 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
4 1 (5.56%) E-business
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow Management
4 1 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) Tcl
4 3 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (77.78%) HL7
2 3 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (5.56%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Blue Prism
3 1 (5.56%) InterSystems
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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