The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Health Informatics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Health Informatics over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Healthcare Informatics
Rank 587 548 583
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +35
Contract jobs citing Health Informatics 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.063% 0.024% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate £300 £240 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-43.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14279 12486 14776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.39% 25.76% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7503 8588
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 618 756
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.04 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -14.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.16 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%

Health Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Health Informatics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Health Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Health Informatics
Daily Rate Trend

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

Health Informatics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Health Informatics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Health Informatics within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Health Informatics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Health Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Health Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Health Informatics
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Health Informatics within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -44 9 £300 +25.00%
South East -14 4 £225 -43.75%
East Sussex -1 1 £225 -43.75%
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Health Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Health 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 Health Informatics.

1 14 (100.00%) Informatics
2 11 (78.57%) NHS
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) e-GIF
6 1 (7.14%) HL7
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.14%) QMS
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) NUnit
6 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Degree

Health Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Health 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 Health Informatics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (7.14%) NUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) NHS Information Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Information Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Clinical Coder
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) WSDL
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Struts
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Informatics
2 11 (78.57%) NHS
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) NPfIT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) e-GIF
3 1 (7.14%) System Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) QMS
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.14%) CMMI
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) HL7
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft